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Guns-in-parks bill likely headed to conference committee

Guns-in-parks bill likely headed to conference committee

April 13th, 2015 2:33 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee lawmakers anticipate a special committee will be needed to work out differences in a proposal that would allow people with handgun carry permits to be armed in all of the state's parks.

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Parham, Clark outspend field in mayoral race

Parham, Clark outspend field in mayoral race

April 13th, 2015 2:19 pm by J. H. Osborne

As of March 31, the five candidates for mayor in Kingsport's upcoming city election had raised more than $73,000 in campaign contributions - and spent more than $47,000, according to public records on file with the Sullivan County Election Commission.

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Wrap It Up! Jackson food program expands to all city schools

Wrap It Up! Jackson food program expands to all city schools

April 13th, 2015 12:39 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Since starting at Jackson in September of 2014, the program has donated about 3,000 pounds of milk, juice, fresh fruit, vegetables, crackers and cheese to local nonprofit groups serving children.

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Vote nears on purchase or lease of sheriff's vehicles

Vote nears on purchase or lease of sheriff's vehicles

April 13th, 2015 9:11 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is expected to vote next week on a proposal to provide the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department with 45 new vehicles. A request for bids for outright purchase pricing drew four responses.

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Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

April 13th, 2015 8:40 am by LISA LERER, Associated Press

Rand Paul put Clinton at the center of his first television ad, titled "Liberty, not Hillary." Jeb Bush derided the "Obama-Clinton foreign policy" in a video message.

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Swap: Kingsport to build road in return for 24 acres of land at Riverbend

Swap: Kingsport to build road in return for 24 acres of land at Riverbend

April 13th, 2015 8:30 am by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport has accepted a donation of 24 acres of land in the Riverbend development and in return the city agreed to build a new road to the property and possibly a new traffic signal on Fort Henry Drive.

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Volunteers needed at Roan Mountain to remove invasive species

Volunteers needed at Roan Mountain to remove invasive species

April 12th, 2015 10:00 pm by Contributed

SAHC is recruiting volunteers from both Tennessee and North Carolina to help with this ambitious project. The early shoots are not difficult to pull, but do require widespread effort.

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Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County

Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County

April 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Tempur Production USA facility came online in Duffield in May 2001 after Tempur-Pedic's initial production facility in Denmark could not keep up with the demand for the NASA-inspired mattress.

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Hillary Clinton announces second campaign for president

Hillary Clinton announces second campaign for president

April 12th, 2015 6:12 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the White House.

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Girl Scouts helping the community to achieve organization's highest honors

Girl Scouts helping the community to achieve organization's highest honors

April 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The bronze award is a leadership adventure for the scouts. In order to earn this medal, the girls had to a number of things, one of which was choose a community service project.

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