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Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

July 4th, 2014 12:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

Police say they found Stephen P. Chastain dead from stab wounds inflicted by his older brother, David L. Chastain.

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Fun Fest seeks volunteers to serve as Trash Busters

Fun Fest seeks volunteers to serve as Trash Busters

July 4th, 2014 12:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

It's nearly Fun Fest time in the Model City. And among other things, that means a lot of extra trash. But Fun Fest participants have a strong tradition of keeping things clean

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Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

July 4th, 2014 10:00 am by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

With survival rates reaching historic highs during the two wars, the Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery.

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Mount Carmel finalizes end of 'retail sales only' zoning on Main Street

Mount Carmel finalizes end of 'retail sales only' zoning on Main Street

July 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

During a special called meeting last week the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave its final approval to an ordinance that does away with the 2009 B-2 "retail only" zoning on most of Main Street.

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At least two killed when unfinished overpass in World Cup plan falls

At least two killed when unfinished overpass in World Cup plan falls

July 3rd, 2014 11:50 pm by VICTOR R. CAIVANO and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press

An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in this World Cup host city, killing at least two people and trapping a commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car in an embarrassment for a country that has been basking in praise.

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Scientific journal: Facebook may not have obtained 'informed consent' for study

Scientific journal: Facebook may not have obtained 'informed consent' for study

July 3rd, 2014 11:20 pm by Brandon Bailey, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

Facebook Inc. confronted more criticism Thursday when the editor of a scientific journal issued a statement suggesting the company failed to obtain "informed consent" for a controversial study of users' emotions.

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BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

July 3rd, 2014 10:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Superintendent Lyle Ailshie told the board that the "July final" BEP, or Basic Education Program, numbers from Tennessee came in Wednesday afternoon and were about $107,000 higher than the June estimate, which in turn was $68,000 over the May estimate.

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Arthur threatens Fourth of July plans along East Coast

Arthur threatens Fourth of July plans along East Coast

July 3rd, 2014 6:24 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

A strengthening Hurricane Arthur forced thousands of vacationers on the North Carolina coast to abandon their Independence Day plans while cities farther up the East Coast rescheduled fireworks displays threatened by rain from the storm.

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New Kingsport city manager announces internal promotions

New Kingsport city manager announces internal promotions

July 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

As his first official act as Kingsport's new city manager, Jeff Fleming this week announced three internal promotions aimed at strengthening the visioning, operational oversight and efficiency of city government.

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'Ice' dealing suspect allegedly told DTF agents he 'ditched the dope'

'Ice' dealing suspect allegedly told DTF agents he 'ditched the dope'

July 3rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Agents with the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force (DTF) received a tip that Mitchell Louis Butler would be selling the high-grade "Ice" type of meth Monday evening in the vicinity of the Rogersville Walmart on Route 66.

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