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Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

June 26th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two projects in Wise County have been included in a total of $8.5 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grants to be distributed among 13 projects statewide.

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Airport authority passes spending plan

Airport authority passes spending plan

June 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Airport Authority commissioners decided Thursday to hold the line on airline landing fees and terminal rents at Tri-Cities Regional Airport while passing a $5.9 million spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1.

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Ruling limits president's recess appointments

Ruling limits president's recess appointments

June 26th, 2014 4:06 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.

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Road rage probed in severe Sullivan County wreck

Road rage probed in severe Sullivan County wreck

June 26th, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating if road rage may have triggered a Tuesday afternoon crash just outside of Kingsport, hospitalizing a man after his Ford Mustang was torn in half behind the driver's seat.

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Four indicted following investigation of Scott County nursing home

Four indicted following investigation of Scott County nursing home

June 26th, 2014 2:23 pm by Wes Bunch

A federal grand jury has indicted four individuals on racketeering charges in connection with the operation of a now-defunct Weber City nursing home. Residents were allegedly forced to live in unsanitary and unclean conditions.

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Ex-US Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dies

Ex-US Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dies

June 26th, 2014 1:44 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press; ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., a moderate Republican known as the politician who inquired what President Richard Nixon knew during the 1973 Senate Watergate hearings, has died. He was 88.

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Units respond to Kingsport apartment fire

Units respond to Kingsport apartment fire

June 26th, 2014 10:45 am by David Grace

As of 10:00 a.m. the Kingsport Fire Department was still on the scene, with Stratford Road closed from Shipley Street to Eastline Drive.

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Tea party losses don't stop cash or curb influence

Tea party losses don't stop cash or curb influence

June 26th, 2014 7:57 am by CHARLES BABINGTON and PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

The lack of success at the ballot hasn't kept the groups from raising huge sums of money, adding names to their mailing lists and recruiting new volunteers.

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Scott prosecutor: 33 arrested in  'Shamrock' drug roundup have been convicted  —  so far

Scott prosecutor: 33 arrested in 'Shamrock' drug roundup have been convicted — so far

June 26th, 2014 12:13 am by Staff Report

"It was our goal that every person convicted received an active jail sentence," Marcus McClung said. "We want the message to be that you go to jail if you sell drugs in Scott County."

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Minimum wage issue pits franchisees against cities

Minimum wage issue pits franchisees against cities

June 25th, 2014 10:30 pm by JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer

Hundreds of franchisees are learning they're not small businesses, at least in the eyes of city government.

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