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Tennessee working to replace, repair worn out bridges

Tennessee working to replace, repair worn out bridges

September 15th, 2013 5:13 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Dozens of Tennessee bridges are among the thousands nationwide that have advanced deterioration or are at risk of collapsing, federal data show.

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Charlotte police officer who shot, killed man seeking help charged with manslaughter

Charlotte police officer who shot, killed man seeking help charged with manslaughter

September 15th, 2013 1:37 pm by Associated Press

An unarmed man who was shot and killed by a police officer in North Carolina after a wreck was a former football player for Florida A&M University, school officials said Sunday.

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Bombings kill 58 in south, central Iraq

Bombings kill 58 in south, central Iraq

September 15th, 2013 1:20 pm by SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press

A wave of car bombings and other attacks in Iraq killed at least 58 people in mostly Shiite-majority cities on Sunday. The country is experiencing its deadliest bout of sectarian violence since 2008.

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Top stories you may have missed

Top stories you may have missed

September 15th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

This week's stories include a child who died in a fire is remembered, Wellmont closing Lee Regional Medical Center,

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Prescription drug abuse  at epidemic levels

Prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels

September 15th, 2013 8:32 am by Nick Shepherd

Sullivan County is a beautiful region right on the edge of the Tennessee-Virginia state line. But just under the surface, an epidemic threatens the way of life for the 156,000 people who live in there. The epidemic is prescription drug abuse.

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Frank Theatres still on track to bring IMAX to Kingsport

Frank Theatres still on track to bring IMAX to Kingsport

September 15th, 2013 7:07 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Computer-generated images and copies of architectural drawings have given a group of decision makers what they were looking for in a project unlike anything Kingsport has ever experienced.

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UPDATE: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive

UPDATE: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive

September 14th, 2013 9:21 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police said two vehicles were involved in a fiery crash Saturday night that reportedly caused multiple injuries.

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Colleagues remember Hawkins farm agent as an ‘expert’ who ‘cared about people’

Colleagues remember Hawkins farm agent as an ‘expert’ who ‘cared about people’

September 14th, 2013 9:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The death last week of Hawkins County’s agricultural extension agent Bob Moncier left a huge vacancy to fill — both in the hearts of his family and many friends; and in the extension office.

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Prospects for planned Marquee Cinemas complex fading

Prospects for planned Marquee Cinemas complex fading

September 14th, 2013 7:56 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The outlook for Marquee Cinemas locating a new theater behind the Kmart Supercenter does not look good.

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Superintendents sign letter critical of state education commissioner

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September 14th, 2013 7:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — At least two Northeast Tennessee public school superintendents, heading systems in Hawkins County and Greeneville, are among more than 60 statewide who have signed a petition critical of state Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman.

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