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Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

April 24th, 2015 7:40 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs - notably the presidential hopefuls - face a far more complicated landscape.

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Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

April 24th, 2015 7:24 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A four-month-long missing person investigation into the disappearance of Arthur Gibson, 36, and Amber Terrell, 22, ended Wednesday with Eric James Azotea facing two charges of first-degree murder.

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'Healthy Week' events part of Healthy Kingsport initiative

'Healthy Week' events part of Healthy Kingsport initiative

April 23rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

"We have a culture of unhealthy behaviors that can be changed through better everyday choices," said City Manager Jeff Fleming, who has been promoting "Healthy Week" all week on social media.

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Greenbelt clean-up in need of volunteers

Greenbelt clean-up in need of volunteers

April 23rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

If you enjoy walking along a Kingsport Greenbelt free of trash and debris, then consider coming down Saturday morning and lending a hand with other volunteers to clean up a portion of the nine-mile walking and biking trail.

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Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

April 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

There's not one large solution to energy conservation, but Hawkins County Schools energy specialists Brandon Williams has found that a lot of small behavior changes are adding up to substantial savings.

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Spring activities abound at Natural Tunnel State Park

Spring activities abound at Natural Tunnel State Park

April 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

For almost 20 years, Natural Tunnel State Park has hosted its annual Kid's Fishing Day. Megan Krager, the park's education specialist, says each year the event is attended by several hundred folks.

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Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

April 23rd, 2015 3:21 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - After a four-month investigation, authorities have found the bodies of a missing Sullivan County couple in a house in the Pinecrest Community off the Milligan Highway, resulting in first-degree murder charges.

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Update: 2 days, 3 bomb threats at Kingsport school

Update: 2 days, 3 bomb threats at Kingsport school

April 23rd, 2015 2:39 pm by Rain Smith

Approximately one hour after Kingsport police sent a press release announcing felony charges against two juveniles for bomb threats, emergency responders were called back to John Sevier Middle School for the third time in 25 hours.

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Sullivan committee set to consider fate of Kingsley building

Sullivan committee set to consider fate of Kingsley building

April 23rd, 2015 1:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

At one point, residents of the area expressed interest in having some sort of community center developed at the site, and there was talk a couple of years ago of the old school being converted into housing for the elderly.

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Kingsport man charged in Lynn Garden stickup

Kingsport man charged in Lynn Garden stickup

April 23rd, 2015 10:51 am by Rain Smith

Police have made an arrest in December's armed robbery of a Kingsport gold buying business, with the suspect also facing kidnapping charges for allegedly tying up a clerk in the bathroom.

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