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Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

June 15th, 2014 2:18 pm by ANTHONY MCCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.

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Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

June 15th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Father, son lead Army unit four decades apart

Father, son lead Army unit four decades apart

June 14th, 2014 11:03 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Like many soldiers, Lt. Col. Patrick Harkins has a veteran father who knows firsthand the stress of wartime deployments.

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County attorney: Deal with forensics center appears to be illegal

County attorney: Deal with forensics center appears to be illegal

June 14th, 2014 8:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

A proposal to have physicians at the William L. Jenkins Forensics Center in Johnson City serve as medical examiner for Sullivan County appears to be illegal, Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street said Thursday.

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DKA places dog waste bag dispenser stations downtown

DKA places dog waste bag dispenser stations downtown

June 14th, 2014 8:08 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — No one likes to step in dog poop, especially if you're walking into a restaurant or out of a downtown business.

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Kingsport BMA set to vote on 'tough' budget Tuesday

Kingsport BMA set to vote on 'tough' budget Tuesday

June 14th, 2014 7:43 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — To say this has been a challenging financial year for the city of Kingsport would probably be an understatement. It's been downright awful.

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Sullivan commissioners expected to back up Godsey's naming of DUI, community service programs monitor

Sullivan commissioners expected to back up Godsey's naming of DUI, community service programs monitor

June 14th, 2014 6:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — On Thursday, outgoing Sullivan County Mayor Steve Godsey issued a memorandum naming Cindy Stewart as the new monitor of the county's DUI and community service programs.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

June 14th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include a man charged with statutory rape after having sex with teen at Aquatic Center, two Hawkins County teens charged with first degree murder in mass shooting plot and a woman charged with bank fraud

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Names of those involved in fatal motorcycle wreck released

Names of those involved in fatal motorcycle wreck released

June 14th, 2014 11:55 am by Nick Shepherd

A motorcycle driver was killed after travelling at a high rate of speed, losing control and crashing into another vehicle, according to the Sullivan County Sherrif's Office.

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GM recalls almost 465,000 Chevy Camaros for ignition problem

GM recalls almost 465,000 Chevy Camaros for ignition problem

June 14th, 2014 9:45 am by By Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

General Motors Co. announced another huge recall Friday, this time for almost 465,000 late-model Chevrolet Camaros sold in the U.S. that have an ignition problem similar to the one linked to a string of deadly accidents in older GM cars.

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