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NETWORKS reports surge in new business prospects in June

NETWORKS reports surge in new business prospects in June

June 20th, 2014 7:46 am by Rick Wagner

The NETWORKS — Sullivan Partnership continues moving ahead with its new branding campaign and renewed focus on new and existing business and industry, according to new Chief Executive Officer Clay Walker.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Trove of blacksmith shop artifacts found under historic Amis House tree trunk

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Trove of blacksmith shop artifacts found under historic Amis House tree trunk - VIDEO

June 20th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

They found old tools, hammers, scissors, buckles, horseshoes, tongs, hinges, and other items, as well as a lot of slag, which is a stony waste matter separated from metals during the smelting or refining of ore.

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Gate City man pleads guilty to insurance fraud

Gate City man pleads guilty to insurance fraud

June 20th, 2014 12:08 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man who claimed a lightning strike killed more than a dozen head of cattle pleaded guilty to insurance fraud during an appearance this week in Scott County court.

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Kingsport BOE approves $67.1 million budget for 2014-15

Kingsport BOE approves $67.1 million budget for 2014-15

June 19th, 2014 11:48 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school leaders approved a 2014-15 general purpose budget of more than $67.1 million in a called meeting Thursday night.

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Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

June 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Russia has sent thousands of additional troops to its border with Ukraine following the Kiev leadership's announcement that it will sign an economic association pact with the European Union next week.

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8 miles of Kingsport roads getting fresh asphalt

8 miles of Kingsport roads getting fresh asphalt

June 19th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A major resurfacing project taking place in downtown Kingsport has drawn people's attention on social media sites, with many questioning the work taking place and why Center Street has been reduced to three lanes.

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Falling tree kills NY man in Abingdon

Falling tree kills NY man in Abingdon

June 19th, 2014 8:30 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON — A New York man died Thursday afternoon after being struck by a tree that fell during a thunderstorm that swept through downtown Abingdon.

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92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

June 19th, 2014 8:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Responding HCSO Deputy Mark Herrell said there was no signs of forced entry at the residence.

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Former billionaire hit with $200 million judgment

Former billionaire hit with $200 million judgment

June 19th, 2014 5:00 pm by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

A federal judge in California has issued a $200 million civil judgment against one-time billionaire Tim Blixseth for the fraudulent transfer of money out of an ultra-luxury resort he founded in southern Montana.

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Police: 600 pills, pot, acid seized during Kingsport search

Police: 600 pills, pot, acid seized during Kingsport search

June 19th, 2014 4:08 pm by Rain Smith

An investigation of alleged narcotics activity at a Kingsport residence has led to five arrests, according to police, along with the confiscation of a large cache of pills and other drugs.

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