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Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

August 27th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Officially underway all week with daily buildup activities, the town's annual end of summer festival begins cranking toward its huge weekend celebration beginning with the 6 p.m. Civic League Miss Guest River Rally Pageant on the Depot Stage.

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AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

August 27th, 2014 4:28 pm by DAN PERRY, Associated Press

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces bristling from people who sense that Hamas controlled events and could not have its grip loosened on the Gaza Strip, which it seized by force from the Palestinian Authority in 2007.

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Update: Two children airlifted following Kingsport crash, one critical

August 27th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The incident occurred at approximately 1:45 p.m Wednesday at the entrance to the Kingsport Pavilion. Police report the crash was triggered in the westbound lanes of Highway 11-W, at the intersection outside of the shopping center's main entrance.

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Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns (video included)

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns (video included)

August 27th, 2014 2:50 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

"All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor is shot in the head and killed.

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State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

August 27th, 2014 2:44 pm by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

On Wednesday, the court ruled that Stephen Whigham, who was injured in a company kickball game, is entitled to workers' compensation benefits because he was required to attend the game as part of his job.

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Kingsport veterinarian's vehicular homicide charge dropped

Kingsport veterinarian's vehicular homicide charge dropped

August 27th, 2014 1:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Charges levied against a Kingsport veterinarian for a car crash in Georgia that killed his wife have now been dropped.

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Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

August 27th, 2014 11:34 am by Rain Smith

A search of a Kingsport home has led to approximately $2,000 worth of prescription drugs being seized, along with the arrest of a woman suspected of using state benefits to obtain the pills for resale.

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Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 27th, 2014 9:59 am by Andy True

The Dobyns-Bennett Band will take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, having accepted the challenge issued by the Franklin High School Band in Williamson County (TN).

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Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

August 27th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union.

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Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

August 27th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.

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