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U.S., Iranian leaders talk for first time since 1979

U.S., Iranian leaders talk for first time since 1979

September 27th, 2013 10:31 pm by LARA JAKES, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The United States and Iran took a historic step toward ending more than three decades of estrangement on Friday.

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Niceley: State legislators should  nominate U.S. Senate candidates

Niceley: State legislators should nominate U.S. Senate candidates

September 27th, 2013 9:12 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Having Tennessee’s U.S. senators nominated by state lawmakers instead of primary voters “would get us back to what the founding fathers wanted,” state Sen. Frank Niceley told a Kingsport Kiwanis Club luncheon Friday.

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ETSU, Kingsport celebrate new downtown location

ETSU, Kingsport celebrate new downtown location

September 27th, 2013 7:49 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — One year ago, the building was a cold, dark shell. Today, the facility is alive with the heartbeats of students.

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Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy

Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy

September 27th, 2013 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

Stephanie Hunt, 36, was indicted earlier this week by a Sullivan County grand jury. She was arrested Friday morning.

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Sullivan man allegedly slices drinking partner's neck

Sullivan man allegedly slices drinking partner's neck

September 27th, 2013 12:43 pm by Rain Smith

Police are still investigating what led up to the incident, but a responding officer reports it may have been spurred by, "name calling."

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Kingsport man charged with rape in Johnson City

Kingsport man charged with rape in Johnson City

September 27th, 2013 12:04 pm by NET News Service

A Kingsport man was charged with attacking and raping a woman who was walking down a Johnson City street early this morning.

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‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

‘Punt:’ Hawkins BOE scraps new salary scale, implements old pay with 1.5% hike

September 26th, 2013 10:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The good news is that everyone who works for the Hawkins County School system is going to get a 1.5 percent raise in 2013-14.

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Colo. farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak

Colo. farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak

September 26th, 2013 10:15 pm by DAN ELLIOTT and STEVEN K. PAULSON, Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people in one of the nation's deadliest outbreaks of foodborne illness.

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EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

September 26th, 2013 10:14 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

The NCAA is now on its own in the legal battle over whether athletes should share in the money made from the use of their likenesses.

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County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

County, city leaders gather to study maximization of education resources

September 26th, 2013 10:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — A group of elected and appointed officials is on board for a fact-finding mission on public K-12 education in Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol, Tenn., a task that will be followed by recommendations for change.

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