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Winds push billboard onto buildings, vehicles

April 20th, 2015 8:40 am by Nathan Baker

A billboard owned by Lamar Advertising toppled onto a building and two vehicles Monday morning at Ponder Auto Repair on West Market Street in Johnson City after a witness said a sudden gust of wind arrived.

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Kenseth wins rain-plagued Food City 500

Kenseth wins rain-plagued Food City 500

April 19th, 2015 11:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The win snapped a 51-race winless streak in the Sprint Cup Series for Kenseth and was the 32nd win of his career. Three rain delays put the finish well into the night as the race was extended to 511 laps, making it the longest race in Bristol history.

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Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage stirs local opinion

Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage stirs local opinion

April 19th, 2015 8:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

The U.S. Supreme Court is a week away from hearing arguments on whether all 50 states must allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.

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Stage set for Broadway Comes to Greeneville

Stage set for Broadway Comes to Greeneville

April 19th, 2015 8:53 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Broadway Comes to Greeneville, the annual benefit for Niswonger Children's Hospital that pairs local youth talent search winners with seasoned Broadway performers, is set to take the stage Saturday night at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.

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Unicoi County's FIRST LEGO League ready to grow

Unicoi County's FIRST LEGO League ready to grow

April 19th, 2015 8:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Unicoi County's FIRST LEGO League for intermediate and middle school-age LEGO robotics enthusiasts is looking to expand.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Faith leads man on long journey to Tennessee

Meet Your Neighbor: Faith leads man on long journey to Tennessee

April 19th, 2015 8:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

Twenty-six years old and living in Australia in the late 1980s, Warren Lamb saw a family togetherness that helped shape his professional life.

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Replicas of first Elvis recording re-released on vinyl by Jack White

Replicas of first Elvis recording re-released on vinyl by Jack White

April 19th, 2015 10:28 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The 10-inch, 78-rpm facsimile of the 1953 recording was digitally transferred from the original acetate onto new vinyl discs with no cleanup - pops, crackles and all.

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Leaked email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

Leaked email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

April 19th, 2015 10:16 am by Associated Press

PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, host of the show that traces the ancestry of well-known guests, said in separate statements that they didn't censor the slave-owner details.

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Logano leads every lap to win Xfinity race

Logano leads every lap to win Xfinity race

April 18th, 2015 11:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Joey Logano put on the most dominant performance since the days of Cale Yarborough on Saturday afternoon at BMS, leading every lap of the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 for his 23rd career Xfinity Series win.

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Pole winners haven't fared well recently at Bristol

Pole winners haven't fared well recently at Bristol

April 18th, 2015 11:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While winning drivers do typically come from the top spots, pole winners haven't fared as well in recent years. Carl Edwards was the last pole winner to win at Bristol with his victory in the 2008 IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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