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Final phase of path to aquatic center to begin after Labor Day

Final phase of path to aquatic center to begin after Labor Day

July 7th, 2013 7:09 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport plans to keep its promise to build a mobility path from the Riverview community to the aquatic center, though work on the final phase of the project will likely not begin until after the end of the summer swimming season.

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Procession brings home fallen Arizona firefighters

Procession brings home fallen Arizona firefighters

July 7th, 2013 6:33 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Firefighters on Sunday began a 125-mile procession to bring the bodies of 19 colleagues who died in a wildfire a week ago from Phoenix to the mountain community where they lived.

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Quebec police: Five  dead in oil train derailment

Quebec police: Five dead in oil train derailment

July 7th, 2013 6:17 pm by Associated Press

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — As firefighters doused still burning oil tanker cars, more bodies were recovered Sunday in this devastated town in eastern Quebec, raising the death toll to five.

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Official: Asiana flight tried to abort landing

Official: Asiana flight tried to abort landing

July 7th, 2013 5:35 pm by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal safety official said the cockpit voice recorder from Asiana Airlines Flight 214 showed the jetliner tried to abort its landing and come around for another try 1.5 seconds before it crashed in San Francisco.

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Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge

Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge

July 7th, 2013 5:17 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has struggled almost from the start of his administration to fulfill a campaign pledge to avoid handling matters relating to Pilot Flying J, the family-owned truck stop chain run by his brother.

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One killed, nine injured in four-vehicle accident involving ambulance

One killed, nine injured in four-vehicle accident involving ambulance

July 7th, 2013 2:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

One person was killed and nine people were injured Saturday night after an ambulance carrying a burn patient from Mooresburg to the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport struck a vehicle at a Church Hill intersection.

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Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act leaves Scott County officials weighing options

Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act leaves Scott County officials weighing options

July 7th, 2013 7:04 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Supreme Court’s recent decision to strike down a portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is being felt in Southwest Virginia as officials in Scott County are weighing their options.

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Fire chief: Two  dead in San Francisco crash found outside jet

Fire chief: Two dead in San Francisco crash found outside jet

July 7th, 2013 12:59 am by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — An Asiana Airlines flight packed with more than 300 people slammed onto the runway while landing at San Francisco airport Saturday and caught fire.

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Autumn Brown crowned Miss Kingsport

Autumn Brown crowned Miss Kingsport

July 6th, 2013 11:41 pm by Rebekah Wilson

With tears in her eyes, the overwhelmed 18-year-old Autumn Leigh Brown was crowned Miss Kingsport 2014.

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Sullivan County sales tax revenues still down for year

Sullivan County sales tax revenues still down for year

July 6th, 2013 10:54 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Monthly sales tax collections across Sullivan County, and the subsequent revenue to local school systems and governments, remain down for the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to a report.

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