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'Blood from a Turnip': Hawkins IDB probably won't sue tenant farmer for breech of contract

'Blood from a Turnip': Hawkins IDB probably won't sue tenant farmer for breech of contract

March 9th, 2015 5:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

Last year, the IDB and Phipps Bend Joint Venture approved a five-year lease contract with R&C Farms based in Grainger County for 85 acres of Phipps Bend property that can't be developed because it's in the floodplain.

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Three men arrested in 'dispute' over bicycle

Three men arrested in 'dispute' over bicycle

March 9th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

Upon arrival to a disturbance at a Rogersville residence, police found "several people shouting towards one another" - and a juvenile male bleeding from the nose.

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Gas line break forced  brief closing of Industry Drive

Gas line break forced brief closing of Industry Drive

March 9th, 2015 3:04 pm by David Grace

A gas line break forced a brief closure of Industry Drive Monday at 2 p.m. Officials on the scene indicated the break was due to construction along the roadway.

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SW Va. officials leery of rainy forecast

SW Va. officials leery of rainy forecast

March 9th, 2015 11:22 am by Stephen Igo

Damage assessments from snows and flooding are still being compiled. And a large slide late Friday will keep U.S. Route 23 Business just west of Norton blocked for some time to come.

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Kingsport 'Regulars' do extraordinary work building homes for low-income families

Kingsport 'Regulars' do extraordinary work building homes for low-income families

March 9th, 2015 8:33 am by Nick Shepherd

The group is called the Regulars because out of all the volunteers, there are about 50 or so retired men who regularly volunteer to build houses. The Regulars have built 50 houses over the years and recycled 10 homes for reuse.

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2016 presidential hopefuls not worried by failure to launch

2016 presidential hopefuls not worried by failure to launch

March 9th, 2015 8:30 am by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Most U.S. presidential candidates really don't want to spend nearly two years bowing and scraping to voters and campaign donors. Most voters sure don't want to hear about the presidential race for anywhere near that long.

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One for the books: Library's annual sale set for March 20-22

One for the books: Library's annual sale set for March 20-22

March 9th, 2015 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

Better clear off some space on your bookshelves. The Kingsport Public Library's annual book sale is scheduled for later this month with more than 30,000 books from all categories on sale during the three-day event.

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Man sentenced for killing pregnant Tenn. woman, unborn child

Man sentenced for killing pregnant Tenn. woman, unborn child

March 9th, 2015 8:04 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors say Brandon Scott Donaldson is the first defendant convicted in Knox County under a law allowing for the prosecution of defendants who murder a fetus, regardless of the viability of the unborn child.

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Scott family trying to raise money for autism service dog

Scott family trying to raise money for autism service dog

March 8th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"Alex has a tendency to try and leave our home, which puts him at risk of potential harm or injury. He has run off in public places in the community. With his challenges with social and communication skills and lack of safety awareness, it becomes very da

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MH370 report: Underwater locator beacon battery had expired

MH370 report: Underwater locator beacon battery had expired

March 8th, 2015 5:41 pm by EILEEN NG, Associated Press

The first comprehensive report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 revealed Sunday that the battery of the locator beacon for the plane's data recorder had expired more than a year before the jet vanished.

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