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Kingsport Theatre Guild staging a season review gala to drum up interest

Kingsport Theatre Guild staging a season review gala to drum up interest

June 10th, 2015 1:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

KTG will be entering into its 68th year and has had its ups and downs over the years. KTG bills itself as the starting point for those interested in pursuing an education or career in theater.

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Panel passes measure cutting EPA's budget

Panel passes measure cutting EPA's budget

June 10th, 2015 1:04 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

"Congress must exercise its prerogative to prevent this kind of bureaucratic overreach," said Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, a Kentucky Republican.

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Hawkins man facing more than 100 child porn charges

Hawkins man facing more than 100 child porn charges

June 10th, 2015 12:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say they received a tip Monday that Robert Heath London, 42, 563 Manis Road, was engaged in child pornography via the Internet and through the U.S. Mail Service in his home located just west of Rogersville.

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NTSB says Amtrak engineer didn't use cellphone before crash

NTSB says Amtrak engineer didn't use cellphone before crash

June 10th, 2015 10:48 am by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

The agency also said the engineer, Brandon Bostian, didn't access the train's Wi-Fi system while he was operating the locomotive.

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Sullivan couple charged with passing $4,000 in fake U.S. Treasury checks

Sullivan couple charged with passing $4,000 in fake U.S. Treasury checks

June 10th, 2015 10:45 am by Matthew Lane

Two Sullivan County residents who allegedly passed just over $4,000 in fake U.S. Treasury checks at Food City grocery stores in Kingsport, Maryville and Knoxville have been indicted on federal counterfeiting charges.

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Officer recorded in Texas pool party incident resigns

Officer recorded in Texas pool party incident resigns

June 10th, 2015 9:49 am by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press; TERRY WALLACE, Associated Press

A white police officer in suburban Dallas has resigned after he was recorded on video pushing a black teenage girl to the ground outside a pool party and brandishing his gun at other teens.

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Panel seeks budget do-over from Board of Education

Panel seeks budget do-over from Board of Education

June 10th, 2015 9:48 am by J. H. Osborne

Following a Tuesday night vote by the Sullivan County Commission's Budget Committee, county residents are no closer to knowing whether or not they'll be paying more in property taxes.

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Sweep in small town for 2 escaped killers comes up empty

Sweep in small town for 2 escaped killers comes up empty

June 10th, 2015 9:48 am by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press; MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Reports of two men walking along a road brought hundreds of law enforcement officers to a small town in the Adirondack foothills for a sweep that seemingly turned up no signs of two killers who escaped from a maximum-security prison

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Release of jurors in shooting case shows media hard to avoid

Release of jurors in shooting case shows media hard to avoid

June 10th, 2015 9:47 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

The discovery that one juror had heard media accounts of the case and shared details with the other two stalled Tuesday's testimony but did not derail the case, in part because Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. seated 12 alternate jurors

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NYC Health Department proposes high-sodium warning on menus

NYC Health Department proposes high-sodium warning on menus

June 10th, 2015 9:46 am by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press; MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

The department is proposing at a meeting of the Board of Health on Wednesday that all chain restaurants add a salt-shaker-like symbol on menus next to products that contain more than the recommended daily limit.

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