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After the Flood: Faith-based camp in Jonesborough looks to rebuild, possibly relocate

After the Flood: Faith-based camp in Jonesborough looks to rebuild, possibly relocate

March 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

All camp operations were suspended in 2013, following flooding that destroyed accommodations and trails where many children from Kingsport and surrounding areas had spent their summers exploring and hiking.

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Spring cleanout: Kingsport curbside pickup for household scrap begins Monday

Spring cleanout: Kingsport curbside pickup for household scrap begins Monday

March 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Even if it sometimes doesn't feel like spring outside, it's time to get in the spring cleaning mood and take advantage of Kingsport's annual Cleanup, Pickup and Recycle event, scheduled to begin on Monday.

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Two major drug roundups, a child burglary suspect and more this week in crime

Two major drug roundups, a child burglary suspect and more this week in crime

March 29th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories generated by the Times-News staff, for the week of March 21 through March 28.

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With iPhone, pope starts new era with Pentecostals

With iPhone, pope starts new era with Pentecostals

March 29th, 2014 9:00 am by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

The video, recorded on an iPhone, lasts less than eight minutes. The message from Pope Francis to Pentecostals is simple: We're brothers despite our differences.

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Update: Magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattles LA

Update: Magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattles LA

March 29th, 2014 1:55 am by DAISY NGUYEN, Associated Press

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near Los Angeles caused no major damage but jittered nerves throughout the region as dozens of aftershocks struck into the night.

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White House plan targets methane emissions

White House plan targets methane emissions

March 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources.

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Obama meets with Saudi king, weighs new Syria aid

Obama meets with Saudi king, weighs new Syria aid

March 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is considering allowing shipments of new air defense systems to the Syrian opposition, a U.S. official said Friday, as Obama sought to reassure Saudi Arabia's king that the U.S. is not taking too soft a stance in Syria and other Mid

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Slide survivor tells of 'wave' of mud hitting home

Slide survivor tells of 'wave' of mud hitting home

March 28th, 2014 3:06 pm by MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

The roar of the hillside collapsing was so loud that Robin Youngblood thought an airplane had crashed. But when she looked out the window of her mobile home, all she saw was a wall of mud racing across her beloved river valley toward her home.

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Editorial: War on drugs needs a different approach

Editorial: War on drugs needs a different approach

March 28th, 2014 2:30 pm by Editorial staff

The old war on drugs isn't working. Eighty percent of all crime in the United States is related to drug use. Has the imprisonment of people stopped the runaway train of illegal drugs? No, the drug problem has only become worse.

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Wise County man arrested after holding off deputies Friday morning

Wise County man arrested after holding off deputies Friday morning

March 28th, 2014 2:14 pm by Stephen Igo

Deputies and officers from the Coeburn Police Department responded to a call of gunshots at the address.

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