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Rangers, SEALs, now Raiders: Marines resurrect historic name

Rangers, SEALs, now Raiders: Marines resurrect historic name

June 19th, 2015 9:50 am by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The Army has the Green Berets, while the Navy is known for the SEALs. Now, an elite branch of the U.S. Marine Corps will officially be known as Raiders.

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TVA to hold hearings on proliferation of 'floating houses'

TVA to hold hearings on proliferation of 'floating houses'

June 19th, 2015 9:08 am by Associated Press

TVA spokesman Jim Hopson said the agency has had a moratorium on non-navigable houseboats since 1978, but many people have continued to build them, claiming that they are watercraft.

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Church shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

Church shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

June 19th, 2015 9:05 am by JEFFREY COLLINS and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

The Charleston victims included a state senator who doubled as the church's minister, three other pastors, a regional library manager, a high school coach and speech therapist, a government administrator, a college counselor and a recent college graduate.

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Endangered Kingsport girl located in Georgia

Endangered Kingsport girl located in Georgia

June 19th, 2015 8:56 am by Rain Smith

An overnight endangered child alert from Kingsport Police and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has ended with an Alabama man in custody in Georgia.

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Sullivan jail study group looks at population figures

Sullivan jail study group looks at population figures

June 19th, 2015 8:14 am by J. H. Osborne

Both the main jail and the minimum-security "extension" are currently under "plans of action," a requirement of facilities that have been found lacking by the Tennessee Corrections Institute.

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Quilters stitch a colorful show

Quilters stitch a colorful show

June 18th, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A quilt show can apparently stitch together a colorful spectrum of folks from all over, as indicated by an annual spring event hosted by The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park.

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Photo Gallery: Parks and Rec campers at pre-Father's Day event

June 18th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Kingsport Parks and Recreation day campers were treated to a host of activities Thursday during a pre-Father's Day event put together in Riverview by the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority.

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Water line extension will serve households in far western Hawkins

Water line extension will serve households in far western Hawkins

June 18th, 2015 5:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

The project dates back to 2008 when some wells tainted by a leaking septic tank in the area to be served were determined to be the cause of a sudden breakout of hepatitis A along Slate Hill Road in the Mooresburg community.

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Gate City set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

Gate City set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

June 18th, 2015 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

For the past decade, the goal of the Clinch Mountain Music Fest has been to preserve the heritage of the Appalachian region through its music. And this year's festival is shaping up to be no exception.

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Rogersville 'Fourth of July Celebration' events actually begin on July 1

Rogersville 'Fourth of July Celebration' events actually begin on July 1

June 18th, 2015 4:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Because fundraising fell about $10,000 short for the 2015 event, the sale of the official 2015 Rogersville 4th of July Celebration T-shirt designed by renowned local artist Jim Caswell will be crucial.

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