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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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Mount Carmel to halt garbage pickup at mobile home parks

Mount Carmel to halt garbage pickup at mobile home parks

June 25th, 2014 8:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Currently Mount Carmel pays Kingsport $12,811 monthly for garbage pickup. With Kingsport's proposed 6 percent hike that monthly cost would increase $786.

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It's festival time in Hawkins County with seven events in eight days

It's festival time in Hawkins County with seven events in eight days

June 25th, 2014 7:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Saturday's Mount Carmel Block Party headliner is one of country music's top young singer/songwriters, Kaitlyn Baker, from Pound, Va.

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New principal named for Sullivan County high school

New principal named for Sullivan County high school

June 25th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLUFF CITY — A familiar face will be moving from an assistant principal to principal at one of Sullivan County's four high schools.

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Boehner says he will file suit over Obama's job performance

Boehner says he will file suit over Obama's job performance

June 25th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, on Wednesday threatened to file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama later this year for "not faithfully executing" the nation's laws.

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Johnson City men charged in national Ponzi scheme

Johnson City men charged in national Ponzi scheme

June 25th, 2014 2:51 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An intricate Ponzi scheme that involved three men from Johnson City and a fake coal-mining business located here bilked $15 million from 160 investors all over the country, according to federal court documents.

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