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Train to close Fun Fest 2014 at Eastman Concert

Train to close Fun Fest 2014 at Eastman Concert

May 9th, 2014 5:30 am by Staff Report

MercyMe and Martina McBride also will highlight the 'exceptional lineup' for 2014 festival's Sunset Concert Series.

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Putin to face Western leaders at D-Day anniversary

Putin to face Western leaders at D-Day anniversary

May 9th, 2014 12:30 am by Associated Press

The June 6 commemoration would mark the first time Putin and Western leaders have come face-to-face since the outbreak of the crisis in Ukraine.

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Vote totals show Venable  swept  Sullivan precincts

Vote totals show Venable swept Sullivan precincts

May 8th, 2014 11:25 pm by J. H. Osborne

Although Venable won in all 25 precincts by a wide margin, his support was even more dramatic in the western end of the county, where he received no less than 75 percent of mayoral votes cast in any one precinct.

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Obama taps tech world for cash amid privacy debate

Obama taps tech world for cash amid privacy debate

May 8th, 2014 3:38 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

They come from different worlds — the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let's-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley.

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Health insurers just say no to marijuana coverage

Health insurers just say no to marijuana coverage

May 8th, 2014 3:37 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.

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Man accused of fleeing police, leaving behind 47 syringes nabbed a year later

Man accused of fleeing police, leaving behind 47 syringes nabbed a year later

May 8th, 2014 12:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who has been wanted for a year after allegedly escaping a police pursuit, leaving behind 47 syringes and an empty vodka bottle in his car, was arrested early Tuesday morning in Kingsport.

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Prescription drug take-back event collects more than 1,000 pounds of medication

Prescription drug take-back event collects more than 1,000 pounds of medication

May 8th, 2014 11:08 am by Nick Shepherd

Half a ton of medications were collected from all around the region during prescription drug take back events held recently.

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East Tennessee man charged in tongue piercing incident

East Tennessee man charged in tongue piercing incident

May 8th, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

An East Tennessee man is facing charges after police say he allowed a teenage girl to get her tongue pierced.

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GM recalls challenge company, frustrate customers

GM recalls challenge company, frustrate customers

May 8th, 2014 9:42 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

GM says it will take six months to make and distribute all the parts for the largest recall: 2.6 million small cars with faulty ignition switches that the company links to 13 deaths.

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Therapy dog helps troops deal with postwar stress

Therapy dog helps troops deal with postwar stress

May 8th, 2014 9:41 am by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

For 82nd Airborne psychiatrist Maj. Christine Rumayor, Lexy is a partner, a conversation starter and a living, breathing medical tool that can calm a patient and make a therapy appointment a little more enjoyable.

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