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Lights out? City planning board takes another month to mull border lights change

Lights out? City planning board takes another month to mull border lights change

May 30th, 2015 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The "visual clutter" amendment is not quite ready for prime time as the Kingsport Regional Planning Commission takes another month to think further about whether or not to ban lights placed around the doors and windows of local businesses.

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Cuba off U.S. list of terrorism sponsors

Cuba off U.S. list of terrorism sponsors

May 30th, 2015 5:00 am by ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.

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Gate City officials unveil summer concert details

Gate City officials unveil summer concert details

May 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

The town of Gate City hopes to continue to boost economic activity for its downtown area by bringing back its free weekly summer concert series, Kickin' Back at King Alley.

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Kingsport man sentenced in gravel conspiracy

Kingsport man sentenced in gravel conspiracy

May 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 46-year-old Kingsport man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his involvement in an extensive "Gravel" distribution network throughout Sullivan County.

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Driver in fatal police chase charged with vehicular homicide in Carter Co.

Driver in fatal police chase charged with vehicular homicide in Carter Co.

May 29th, 2015 2:43 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - A North Carolina man who was involved in a traffic crash on May 21 in which his passenger was killed during a police pursuit has been charged with vehicular homicide.

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Proposed Boone Lake RV park and marina targets campers, tourists

Proposed Boone Lake RV park and marina targets campers, tourists

May 29th, 2015 10:44 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

An upgraded 28-acre marina and new recreational vehicle park east of Winged Deer Park just off the Bristol Highway is making its way through Washington County's procedural process.

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Record food haul for local postal workers

Record food haul for local postal workers

May 29th, 2015 8:57 am by Jeff Bobo

One day a year, letter carriers, both city and rural, pick up bags of food from the homes on their routes to help local food pantries meet local hunger needs within their region.

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Republicans Bush, Santorum making Tennessee stops

Republicans Bush, Santorum making Tennessee stops

May 29th, 2015 7:21 am by Associated Press

Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who officially launched his presidential bid on Wednesday, is speaking in Chattanooga. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the headliner at the state Republican Party's annual fundraiser in Nashville on Saturday.

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Hulu pulls '19 Kids and Counting' amid Duggar scandal

Hulu pulls '19 Kids and Counting' amid Duggar scandal

May 29th, 2015 7:17 am by By Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The Hulu news comes after a backlash against the program following reports that Josh Duggar, one of its stars, had inappropriate conduct with minors when he was a teenager.

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Anthrax shipments came from military site in Utah desert

Anthrax shipments came from military site in Utah desert

May 29th, 2015 6:47 am by BRADY McCOMBS and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

The U.S. Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to government and commercial laboratories occurred at a military post in a desolate stretch of the Utah desert.

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