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The long Rob-Con: Comic, sci-fi convention celebrates 29th year - VIDEO

August 2nd, 2014 11:32 pm by Max Hrenda

For the 29th time, sci-fi enthusiasts in the Tri-Cities swarmed to Rob-Con, the region's pre-eminent science fiction and comic book convention.

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Twins maintain lead; Cards continue slide

Twins maintain lead; Cards continue slide

August 2nd, 2014 11:13 pm by Staff Report

Sam Gibbons and Randy LeBlanc combined on a five-hitter as the Elizabethton Twins beat the Kingsport Mets 4-0, and Johnson City Cardinals fell 2-1 to the Greeneville Astros.

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Gordon's pro career off to solid start

Gordon's pro career off to solid start

August 2nd, 2014 11:11 pm by Joe Avento

Nick Gordon arrived in Elizabethton with the kind of hype that usually accompanies a first-round draft pick, and so far the youngster has handled it like a professional.

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Garland continuing tradition at Happy Valley

Garland continuing tradition at Happy Valley

August 2nd, 2014 11:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

Philip Garland is primed for another big season. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound senior rushed for 1,598 yards and 17 touchdowns last season - in just eight games. Included in the mix was a 339-yard rushing effort against Abingdon, Va.

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Repeating history: Carter Mansion re-enactors offer glimpse of Civil War life

Repeating history: Carter Mansion re-enactors offer glimpse of Civil War life - VIDEO

August 2nd, 2014 11:10 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

Generally speaking, hearing a cannon fire should be cause for alarm. For historical interpreters at the Carter Mansion, though, the booming report is just another part of their job.

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Unbeaten Tennessee Mojo win 10U tournament

Unbeaten Tennessee Mojo win 10U tournament

August 2nd, 2014 11:08 pm by Trey Williams

Elana Escobar pitched a one-hitter to lead the Tennessee Mojo to a 3-0 win against the OC BatBusters in the championship game of the ASA 10-U fastpitch softball national championship.

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Controversial nitrogen plant gets TDOT right-of-way approval

Controversial nitrogen plant gets TDOT right-of-way approval

August 2nd, 2014 6:32 pm by Hugh G. Willett, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has approved a right of way for a controversial pipeline that would transport water to and from the Nolichucky River for use by an industrial chemical plant.

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Moto Japanese Restaurant: exemplary cuisine, great service

Moto Japanese Restaurant: exemplary cuisine, great service

August 2nd, 2014 10:50 am by Mystery Diner

These days, excellent customer service is fast becoming a must-have for any business, and especially so if that business serves food and drink in exchange for money.

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Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

August 2nd, 2014 8:22 am by The Associate Press

What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.

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Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

August 2nd, 2014 8:18 am by The Associated Press

Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war.

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