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Shutdown in 3rd day with Obama, Hill at impasse

Shutdown in 3rd day with Obama, Hill at impasse

October 3rd, 2013 12:06 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

President Barack Obama laid the blame for the government's partial shutdown at the feet of House Speaker John Boehner, escalating a government-shutdown confrontation that was leading headlong into a potentially more damaging clash

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Kingsport restaurants face fines in beer sting

Kingsport restaurants face fines in beer sting

October 3rd, 2013 8:22 am by Rain Smith

A dozen people have appeared in Kingsport court during the past week for allegedly selling alcohol to underage customers, while the businesses where they work face fines and potential loss of beer permits.

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Victims in bus crash belonged to tightknit group

Victims in bus crash belonged to tightknit group

October 3rd, 2013 8:10 am by Associated Press

It was a tradition for members of the Young at Heart Ministry to attend the annual Fall Jubilee in Gatlinburg, Tenn., an event featuring gospel singers and speakers.

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Pay discussion irks some Sullivan County commissioners

Pay discussion irks some Sullivan County commissioners

October 2nd, 2013 11:36 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Some Sullivan County commissioners wish their colleagues would just stop talking publicly about their self-imposed automatic pay increases.

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Castlewood, Lebanon men among three killed in wreck, fire on I-81 in Smyth County

Castlewood, Lebanon men among three killed in wreck, fire on I-81 in Smyth County

October 2nd, 2013 11:02 pm by Tiffany Holland, Roanoke Times

Three men were killed Wednesday afternoon after a fiery crash on Interstate 81 in Smyth County. Virginia State Police responded to a multivehicle wreck a few minutes before 3:30 p.m. near mile marker 54 on I-81 south.

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Hunger First asking for ‘off the street’ donations

Hunger First asking for ‘off the street’ donations

October 2nd, 2013 9:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — One local organization is asking the community for donations to help feed and clothe low-income families in the area.

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Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

October 2nd, 2013 8:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two Hawkins County men accused in the March 16 beating death of a Rogersville disabled veteran were indicted Tuesday on numerous charges, including felony first-degree murder.

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J. Fred Johnson Stadium project  set to begin soon

J. Fred Johnson Stadium project set to begin soon

October 2nd, 2013 8:14 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Work to renovate and expand J. Fred Johnson Stadium is finally coming to pass. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously this week to appropriate $4.59 million toward the stadium project.

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Man convicted in fatal 2005 Johnson City North Roan drag racing crash released from prison

Man convicted in fatal 2005 Johnson City North Roan drag racing crash released from prison

October 2nd, 2013 6:44 pm by Rex Barber, NET News Service

David Phillips, convicted for his role in a drag race that ended in a fiery crash that killed a local high school homecoming queen and seriously burned her friend in late September 2005, was released from prison Monday.

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Authorities say eight killed, 14 injured in church bus crash in Jefferson County

Authorities say eight killed, 14 injured in church bus crash in Jefferson County

October 2nd, 2013 3:06 pm by Associated Press

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. — A bus taking a church group home to North Carolina blew a tire, veered across a median and crashed into a sport utility vehicle and tractor-trailer Wednesday in a wreck that killed eight people, authorities said.

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