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Kingsport mayor accuses state legislator of telling merchants to sue city over flooding

Kingsport mayor accuses state legislator of telling merchants to sue city over flooding

July 14th, 2014 11:27 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Tony Shipley denies Dennis Phillips' assertion.

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Light poles removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

Light poles removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

July 14th, 2014 11:20 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The lights have been off for years. Now, the poles are gone, too.

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Crime
Police arrest man accused of swinging knife at Johnson City Kmart employees over earrings

Police arrest man accused of swinging knife at Johnson City Kmart employees over earrings

July 14th, 2014 10:04 am by Staff Report

Matthew R. Harris was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and theft of property over $500.

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News Local News Election 2014
No response from Hill, Van Huss on Press' election questions, no participation in forum

No response from Hill, Van Huss on Press' election questions, no participation in forum

July 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Gary B. Gray

Challengers Phil Carriger and Todd Franklin, who are seeking the District 7 spot, and Clayton Stout, who is running for the District 6 seat, accepted the forum invitations and responded to questions.

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Sports Columns Douglas Fritz
All-Star game not what it used to be

All-Star game not what it used to be

July 14th, 2014 9:12 am by Douglas Fritz

Once upon a time, the Major League Baseball All-Star game was the only time certain players squared off against guys from the other league in a truly competitive setting.

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ETSU senior represents her school, herself at Salzburg Voice Festival

ETSU senior represents her school, herself at Salzburg Voice Festival

July 14th, 2014 8:44 am by Max Hrenda

When she came to East Tennessee State University as a freshman in 2011, Megan Hawkins had her sights set on learning to teach music.

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Jonesborough BMA to discuss increased traffic ticket fees

Jonesborough BMA to discuss increased traffic ticket fees

July 13th, 2014 10:06 pm by Max Hrenda

By Monday evening, Jonesborough may become the first Washington County municipality to take advantage of a new state law aimed at reducing law enforcement maintenance costs by increasing traffic citation fees.

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South Knoxville man charged with stabbing his mother

South Knoxville man charged with stabbing his mother

July 13th, 2014 10:00 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A South Knoxville man has been charged after allegedly confessing to stabbing his mother in the neck during an argument overnight, according to records.

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After 36 years, 'Liberty!' still loved at Sycamore Shoals

After 36 years, 'Liberty!' still loved at Sycamore Shoals

July 13th, 2014 9:56 pm by Max Hrenda

On Thursday, the 36th season of "Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals" - the state's official outdoor drama - opened at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton.

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News Local News Elizabethton Election 2014
Candidates forum set in Elizabethton

Candidates forum set in Elizabethton

July 13th, 2014 9:48 pm by John Thompson

A forum for the candidates on the Aug. 7 ballot will be held at the gymnasium of Elizabethton High School on Thursday. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program is scheduled to start at 6:30.

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