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Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

December 15th, 2013 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In a nutshell, the raw water intake system is how Kingsport gets its roughly 15 million gallons of water a day from the Holston River — water flows from the river into a giant pipe and is then pumped over the cliff to the nearby water treatment plant

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'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

December 15th, 2013 1:51 pm by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, has died, his agent said Sunday. He was 81.

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Top stories you may have missed

Top stories you may have missed

December 15th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Some of this week's stories include a Rogersville family on the verge of homelessness, a man rescued from a house fire, a holiday party at Natural Tunnel State Park and photos from our Happy Snaps staff, among others.

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Ryan's budget plan: A bridge over the divide?

Ryan's budget plan: A bridge over the divide?

December 14th, 2013 3:16 pm by KEN THOMAS and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press

Rep. Paul Ryan likened his 2-year budget agreement with Democrats to taking a few steps in the right direction.

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CIA Benghazi team clash led to 'stand down' report

CIA Benghazi team clash led to 'stand down' report

December 14th, 2013 3:12 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP Intelligence Writer

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters.

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Guns stolen from Carter County gun shop recovered, two suspects arrested

Guns stolen from Carter County gun shop recovered, two suspects arrested

December 14th, 2013 3:04 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The Carter County Sheriff's Department has announced that 46 of the 47 guns stolen in the burglary of a Stoney Creek gun shop have been recovered and two individuals have been arrested.

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Mandela makes final journey home in South Africa

Mandela makes final journey home in South Africa

December 14th, 2013 1:54 pm by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

A hearse carrying the body of Nelson Mandela drove into his hometown in rural South Africa ahead of burial Sunday, returning the country's peacemaker to the place where he had always wanted to die.

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No winner in Mega Millions jackpot

No winner in Mega Millions jackpot

December 14th, 2013 1:48 pm by Associated Press

One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.

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Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

December 14th, 2013 1:41 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School as local churches held memorial services Saturday and President Barack Obama observed a moment of silence.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

December 14th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a couple who stole video game systems, a Nickelsville couple who have been indicted, a raid on a Hawkins County cattle rustler and a man who pulled a gun during child visitation, among others.

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