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City residents eligible to vote in Sullivan County races

City residents eligible to vote in Sullivan County races

April 12th, 2014 7:43 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Most of the registered voters in Sullivan County live inside a city. That doesn't mean they lose their county citizenship — or their right to vote in county elections.

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Documents show Boomershine outspending Anderson in Sullivan sheriff's contest

Documents show Boomershine outspending Anderson in Sullivan sheriff's contest

April 12th, 2014 7:19 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — County Commissioner Ty Boomershine outspent Sheriff Wayne Anderson during the first quarter campaign finance reporting period, according to disclosure paperwork filed by the two campaigns last week.

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Year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

Year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

April 12th, 2014 1:43 pm by DENISE LAVOIE and PAIGE SUTHERLAND, Associated Press

Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.

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Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash in Calif.

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash in Calif.

April 12th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

A tractor-trailer already was on fire when it came across a median and crashed into a tour bus, killing 10 people, according to a couple whose car was sideswiped by the big rig.

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Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack

Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack

April 12th, 2014 1:01 pm by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

Syrian government media and rebel forces said Saturday that poison gas had been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

April 12th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff report

This week's stories include a son chasing down his parents for more money, a woman allegedly beating her daughter for not attending church and a man being charged for a third time with crimes against female motorists.

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Officials seek root of 911 outage in Scott

Officials seek root of 911 outage in Scott

April 12th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County E-911 Director Janice "Tutti" Jennings said the outage only affected central dispatch's main emergency line, as well as the automatic rerouting of those calls to Washington County, Va., E-911.

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Fox News commentator discusses liberty vs. equality with local businesspeople

Fox News commentator discusses liberty vs. equality with local businesspeople

April 11th, 2014 11:39 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

Charles Krauthammer, who often speaks on "The O'Reilly Factor," tackled this broad topic when he spoke at East Tennessee State University's Millennium Centre on Friday morning to businessmen and business students, as well as members of the public.

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GOP highway commissioner rivals spending big in Sullivan

GOP highway commissioner rivals spending big in Sullivan

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

Interim Sullivan County Highway Commissioner Bobbie Manning spent more campaigning for the Republican party primary during the first reporting period than either of his competitors — but no one appears to be going it on the cheap.

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Kingsport BMA interviews familiar face in wrap-up of city manager search

Kingsport BMA interviews familiar face in wrap-up of city manager search

April 11th, 2014 7:23 pm by Matthew Lane

Members of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen sat down for an hour with longtime Kingsport employee and current Assistant City Manager for Development Jeff Fleming.

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