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Kingsport flood relief telethon scheduled for Tuesday

Kingsport flood relief telethon scheduled for Tuesday

July 22nd, 2013 8:53 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Flood relief dollars began arriving in the downtown area Monday while volunteers and business owners continued cleaning up.

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Plane’s front gear collapses in LaGuardia landing

Plane’s front gear collapses in LaGuardia landing

July 22nd, 2013 8:25 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK — The front landing gear of a flight arriving at New York’s LaGuardia Airport collapsed Monday shortly after the plane touched down on the runway, leaving several people with injuries, officials said.

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Hawkins woman allegedly fires at seven people, including children, for turning around in driveway

Hawkins woman allegedly fires at seven people, including children, for turning around in driveway

July 22nd, 2013 2:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE —A Virginia couple who took their five children on an outing at Bays Mountain Park Sunday afternoon were greeted with gunfire shortly after crossing the Hawkins County line in an attempt to take a scenic route home.

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Mother arrested after mentally challenged child found wandering Kingsport street

Mother arrested after mentally challenged child found wandering Kingsport street

July 22nd, 2013 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

A couch had been placed in front of the child's bedroom door in an apparent attempt to keep him in his room, according to police, where urine soaked puppy pads lined his floor.

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Numbers up for RAM event in Wise

Numbers up for RAM event in Wise

July 22nd, 2013 11:18 am by Stephen Igo

This past weekend's Remote Area Medical (RAM) Health Expedition in Wise County probably set another record for the largest such event in the nation in terms of patients served and total value of medical care provided.

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Burglary suspects allegedly cut hole in wall of Kingsport store

Burglary suspects allegedly cut hole in wall of Kingsport store

July 22nd, 2013 11:16 am by Staff Report

Police are seeking assistance in identifying a pair of Kingsport burglary suspects, accused of cutting a hole in the wall of a convenience store to make entry and steal cash, lottery tickets and tobacco products.

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Editorial: Parham, Shupe should examine their own leadership

Editorial: Parham, Shupe should examine their own leadership

July 22nd, 2013 8:26 am by Staff Report

Kingsport Aldermen Tom Parham and Jantry Shupe lament what they see as a divided Board of Mayor and Aldermen, and in that respect, they’re correct. As evidenced by the board’s recent vote to elect a vice mayor, the seven-member BMA is indeed divided — 5-2

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Quake in arid northwest China kills at least 75

Quake in arid northwest China kills at least 75

July 22nd, 2013 8:01 am by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

A strong earthquake that shook an arid, hilly farming area in northwest China sparked landslides and destroyed or damaged thousands of brick-and-mud homes Monday, killing at least 75 people and injuring more than 400, the government said.

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Cleek Road improvement project passes halfway mark

Cleek Road improvement project passes halfway mark premium content

July 21st, 2013 8:06 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A major widening and improvement project along Cleek Road is just over the halfway mark, with virtually all of the blasting work completed and crews now focusing on the construction of a new bridge and pedestrian tunnel.

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Local girl makes it to Turner Syndrome Society conference with help from community

Local girl makes it to Turner Syndrome Society conference with help from community

July 21st, 2013 7:13 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — When one little girl came to a newspaper to tell her dream, she never imagined it would become reality. But that is exactly what happened to Katie Browder.

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