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Warriors Path VFD founder laid to rest

Warriors Path VFD founder laid to rest

September 11th, 2014 12:37 pm by David Grace

A line of fire trucks from local fire departments led a fireman's funeral procession to Oak Hill Memorial Park in Kingsport on Thursday, where a graveside service was held.

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Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

September 11th, 2014 10:48 am by Hank Hayes

Eastman noted the strategic reasons for the transaction, including strengthening their presence in attractive niche markets such as food, feed and agriculture.

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Kingsport off-roader rolls Jeep into water

Kingsport off-roader rolls Jeep into water

September 11th, 2014 9:40 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who reportedly admitted to leaving a Kingsport roadway on Wednesday night — so that he could drive his Jeep on a grass embankment along the sluice of the Holston River — had his vehicle towed from the waters approximately 12 hours later.

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Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

September 11th, 2014 7:48 am by Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.

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Kingsport native's work at 9/11 museum served 'as a reminder to love people'

Kingsport native's work at 9/11 museum served 'as a reminder to love people'

September 11th, 2014 7:33 am by Nick Shepherd

While she was at the memorial, Kingsport native Melissa Sneed Wilson met people from around the world who mourned with the United States on that fateful day 13 years ago, and had the opportunity to listen to their stories.

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Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

September 10th, 2014 10:15 pm by Associated Press

This week, an airline industry group said that 86 communities — from former hubs such as Cleveland and Memphis to small cities like Dickinson, North Dakota, and Hollis, Alaska — have lost at least 10 percent of their flights since last year.

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Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

September 10th, 2014 9:48 pm by Associated Press

"We will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are," Obama declared in a prime-time address to the nation from the White House. "This is a core principle of my presidency: If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven."

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Honolulu weighs moving homeless from tourist hubs

Honolulu weighs moving homeless from tourist hubs

September 10th, 2014 8:24 pm by Associated Press

Tourism officials say visitors are complaining about the homeless population on the islands and warning they may not return for another vacation.

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Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

Four injured, one charged in Hawkins County crash

September 10th, 2014 7:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Tuesday afternoon traffic collision on Highway 11-W in Church Hill sent four people to the hospital, with two remaining hospitalized on Wednesday evening.

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Update: Wellmont CEO resigns

Update: Wellmont CEO resigns

September 10th, 2014 4:56 pm by Matthew Lane

Roger Leonard, chairman of Wellmont Health System's board of directors, issued a statement on Wednesday afternoon: "It is not unusual during these times of transition that there be a change in leadership."

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