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Lifesaving Crew starts its annual fundraiser

Lifesaving Crew starts its annual fundraiser

July 27th, 2015 10:02 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT - An organization that specializes in rescuing people is asking the community for a little help themselves.

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New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

July 27th, 2015 8:50 am by LISA LERER and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

A new letter by intelligence investigators says secret government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: Email is forever.

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Tenn. lethal injection trial continues with dueling experts

Tenn. lethal injection trial continues with dueling experts

July 27th, 2015 8:46 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court says the death penalty is constitutional, so there must be a constitutional way to carry it out. But attorneys for 33 death row inmates say lethal injection isn't one of them.

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Sullivan commission might consider downsizing

Sullivan commission might consider downsizing

July 27th, 2015 8:42 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - A committee could soon begin meeting to put together a proposal for reducing the size of the now 24-member Sullivan County Commission in time for the 2018 election cycle.

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7-year-old girl killed in wreck on Interstate 81; others injured

7-year-old girl killed in wreck on Interstate 81; others injured

July 26th, 2015 9:57 pm by Staff Report

A 7-year-old girl from Texas was killed Sunday when the SUV in which she was riding wrecked in Smyth County, Va.

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State health insurance markets struggle with cost challenges

State health insurance markets struggle with cost challenges

July 26th, 2015 5:46 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON -State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment.

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Tennessee lethal injection trial continues with dueling experts

Tennessee lethal injection trial continues with dueling experts

July 26th, 2015 5:32 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court says the death penalty is constitutional, so there must be a constitutional way to carry it out. But attorneys for 33 death row inmates say lethal injection isn't one of them.

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Small Miracles to host Pie in the Sky fundraiser

Small Miracles to host Pie in the Sky fundraiser

July 26th, 2015 4:30 pm by Holly Nelms

Small Miracles is a Christian-based, nonprofit organization in Kingsport that strives to enhance the lives of those with special needs through its equine-assisted therapy programs.

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Armed citizens at recruitment centers, a river rescue, the 'barking' lot and other stories you may have missed

Armed citizens at recruitment centers, a river rescue, the 'barking' lot and other stories you may have missed

July 26th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Sullivan would need $56-plus wheel tax  to match revenue from 27-cent property tax hike

Sullivan would need $56-plus wheel tax to match revenue from 27-cent property tax hike

July 26th, 2015 12:40 am by J. H. Osborne

Due to time constraints, it is unlikely a wheel tax could become a serious option for the county for this budget year, which began July 1. The 27 cents added on the tax rate is projected to bring in about $9.4 million.

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