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Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

June 30th, 2015 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The skeptics and critics have had their say for the past four months, but on Wednesday Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost can begin making good on his promise of a bigger and better municipal Senior Center.

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Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

June 30th, 2015 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

In 2013 Crockett Spring Park was named one of Tennessee's approximately 70 certified arboretums by the state Forestry Division owing to its 32 individual species of trees.

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Senior Center ouster from Mount Carmel City Hall complete

Senior Center ouster from Mount Carmel City Hall complete - VIDEO

June 30th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The independent Mount Carmel Senior Center's lease for the second floor of City Hall expired Tuesday, and the seniors' ouster from City Hall that was initiated by a surprise Board of Mayor and Aldermen vote this past February came to full fruition.

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KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

June 30th, 2015 4:07 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for fatally stomping and throwing a kitten in front of his young children, according to police, because he was angry with their mother.

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Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

June 30th, 2015 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A woman accused of stealing a new car from a Johnson City dealership apparently didn't read the owner's manual very closely, as police used the vehicle's factory-equipped GPS to track her to Blountville and make an arrest.

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2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train

2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train

June 30th, 2015 1:00 pm by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press; KEN ARAGAKI, Associated Press

A man set himself on fire on a high-speed bullet train in Japan on Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said.

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Changes in South Carolina paving way for Confederate flag's removal

Changes in South Carolina paving way for Confederate flag's removal

June 30th, 2015 12:00 pm by By Jeff Wilkinson, The State (Columbia, S.C.) (TNS)

In the decades that followed, the flag has become the primary political lens through which the world views the state. In the past two weeks, it has turned into South Carolina's No. 1 political issue

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Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

June 30th, 2015 11:27 am by Rain Smith

Investigators say legitimate account numbers and details are obtained from credit and debit cards, with the information then copied to fake cards to make fraudulent purchases.

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88 of 95 Tennessee counties complying with same-sex ruling

88 of 95 Tennessee counties complying with same-sex ruling

June 30th, 2015 10:50 am by Associated Press

Seven of Tennessee's 95 counties were not issuing same-sex marriage licenses on Monday, but officials say technical hurdles, rather than political objections, were to blame for the majority of the delays.

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Texas abortion providers study whether clinics could reopen

Texas abortion providers study whether clinics could reopen

June 30th, 2015 10:12 am by JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates insisted Monday's ruling, while at least a short-term victory for abortion providers, isn't as sweeping as those groups hope.

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