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Keep reporting those potholes

Keep reporting those potholes

March 23rd, 2015 8:23 am by Matthew Lane

The snow may be gone and done for the year, but the potholes still remain. And though city officials have been hearing about potholes from residents and motorists for weeks, they still want to hear about them.

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On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

March 23rd, 2015 8:18 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

The polemic around "Obamacare" hasn't cooled much, and the permanence of the president's achievement remains in question as the nation awaits the outcome of a Supreme Court case that could jeopardize insurance for nearly 8 million people.

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Woman killed in Tenn. train accident was former Mrs. America

Woman killed in Tenn. train accident was former Mrs. America

March 23rd, 2015 7:58 am by Associated Press

Susan Goodman was reportedly trying to cross the tracks in her SUV around 12:45 p.m. on Friday when it was struck by a CSX train.

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Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

Now that spring is officially here, the volunteers and sponsors with the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce's Keep Kingsport Beautiful (KKB) program will be hard at work keeping the city looking its best, says KKB director, Robin Cleary.

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Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

March 22nd, 2015 6:00 pm by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will become the first major candidate for president when he launches his campaign Monday.

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Confederate battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

Confederate battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

March 22nd, 2015 5:42 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Texas commemorates the Confederacy in many ways, from an annual celebration of Confederate Heroes Day each January to monuments on the grounds of the state Capitol in Austin.

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Controversy abounds over proposed rock quarry in Lee County

Controversy abounds over proposed rock quarry in Lee County

March 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Thunderous applause followed every objection. And one by one, residents stepped up in front of the Commission and urged them to deny the rezoning request. A lot of residents hit on the same themes during their allotted time of three minutes per person.

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Fun Fest announces 2015 concert lineup

Fun Fest announces 2015 concert lineup

March 22nd, 2015 1:00 pm by Staff reports

Fun Fest 2015 will end the week with opener, Echosmith and headliner, The Band Perry. Echosmith released their first single, "Cool Kids" in 2013. The Band Perry is a country music group that originated in Greeneville consisting of Kimberly, Reid and Neil

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories this week include Hawkins commissioners blasting EMS, a parade of carousel animals through Kingsport, a snack company bringing jobs, a clean bill of health for a puppy and a local family advocating for cannabis oil, among others

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This has been a nightmare.':  Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation - VIDEO

March 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Two area building contractors are now the subject of a criminal investigation after allegedly building a $30,000 room addition so poorly in Mount Carmel late last year that it literally had to be torn down before it fell down and hurt someone.

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