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Kingsport BMA gives go-ahead on high-end housing incentive

Kingsport BMA gives go-ahead on high-end housing incentive

October 22nd, 2013 10:37 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen has officially given City Manager John Campbell the go-ahead to develop a program aimed at providing home builders an incentive to build neighborhoods with houses priced at a minimum of $400,000 each.

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Delta eliminates more jobs, more flights

Delta eliminates more jobs, more flights

October 22nd, 2013 10:36 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Delta Air Lines is eliminating more jobs and cutting additional Memphis flights.

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Scott County man facing felony drug charges

Scott County man facing felony drug charges

October 22nd, 2013 10:30 pm by Staff Report

GATE CITY — A Scott County man was arrested Monday on multiple felony drug charges after he was pulled over by Gate City police for speeding.

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Walmart shoplifter wanted in three states sentenced to three years in Hawkins

Walmart shoplifter wanted in three states sentenced to three years in Hawkins

October 22nd, 2013 10:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A North Carolina man wanted in three other states for alleged massive shoplifting expeditions through Walmart stores was sentenced to three years last week for attempting to steal $2,300 in merchandise from a Rogersville Walmart in July.

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Haslam: Talks continue on  ‘Tennessee Plan’ for health insurance

Haslam: Talks continue on ‘Tennessee Plan’ for health insurance

October 22nd, 2013 9:23 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he still doesn’t have a deal with the federal government on an initiative to add enrollees to the state’s Medicaid program and feels no deadline heat to get it done.

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Fourth-graders participate in National Chemistry Week event at Eastman

Fourth-graders participate in National Chemistry Week event at Eastman

October 22nd, 2013 9:22 pm by Rick Wagner

Fourth-graders from across the region are helping mark the week at the 23rd annual fourth-grade day at Eastman Chemical Co.’s Employee Center.

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Group seeks volunteers to help with free Thanksgiving dinner

Group seeks volunteers to help with free Thanksgiving dinner

October 22nd, 2013 9:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The “People Loving People” organization is planning its 10th annual free Thanksgiving dinner in Rogersville, and one thing that hasn’t changed over the past decade is a need for donations and volunteers.

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State Farm holding contest to promote safe driving among teens

State Farm holding contest to promote safe driving among teens

October 22nd, 2013 8:54 pm by Nick Shepherd

Teenagers can be bad drivers. Among 14- to 18-year-olds, car accidents are the major cause of death, according to State Farm Insurance.

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West are engaged

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West are engaged

October 22nd, 2013 6:10 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Marriage is coming after the baby carriage for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Nuke officers left blast door open

AP EXCLUSIVE: Nuke officers left blast door open

October 22nd, 2013 6:08 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Twice this year alone, Air Force officers with the launch keys to nuclear-tipped missiles have been caught leaving open a blast door that is intended to help prevent a terrorist or other intruder from entering their command post.

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