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Remembering Those Who Gave All

Remembering Those Who Gave All

May 26th, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT - Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips and Mayor-Elect John Clark were keynote speakers at "Remembering Those Who Gave All," a Memorial Day tribute for the public hosted by local veterans groups Monday.

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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

May 25th, 2015 11:15 pm by SETH ROBBINS and MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

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Cancer victims score with Lester tourney

Cancer victims score with Lester tourney

May 25th, 2015 6:00 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Organizers of the 5th Annual Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tournament predict a successful fund raising event for cancer victims when play gets underway at the Lonesome Pine Country Club in Big Stone Gap on June 5.

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Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

May 25th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

The manager of a Lynn Garden Drive restaurant called police after $472 went missing. It was suspected that a male employee had swiped the money, as he had previously "dropped a pen" near the open safe.

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President pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

President pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

May 25th, 2015 2:05 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Speaking under sunny skies to some 5,000 people on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama called the burial place "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes."

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Free Meals for Kids starts Tuesday in Kingsport

Free Meals for Kids starts Tuesday in Kingsport

May 25th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

May 25th, 2015 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ellen walks back into the living room holding a red bottle and a syringe. "Are you ready for your medicine?" she asks Penelope.The medicine Penelope is about to get was illegal to have in the state of Tennessee just a few weeks ago.

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After decade online, YouTube redefining celebrity

After decade online, YouTube redefining celebrity

May 25th, 2015 7:50 am by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

In its 10 years of existence, YouTube has evolved from a playground for kitty videos to a $20 billion visual menagerie. Along the way, it's also become an incubator for a new type of celebrity.

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Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3 and forcing evacuations

Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3 and forcing evacuations

May 25th, 2015 1:10 am by SETH ROBBINS, Associated Press

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.

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Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

May 25th, 2015 12:59 am by Associated Press

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a police spokeswoman said.

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