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Remembering Ernie Banks: Kingsport's Hillman played with, against late Cubs great

Remembering Ernie Banks: Kingsport's Hillman played with, against late Cubs great

January 25th, 2015 8:32 pm by Trey Williams

Dave Hillman said Ernie Banks' "happy-go-lucky" personality matched his public persona, and he laughs recalling coming in from the bullpen and Banks asking him if he needed directions to the mound.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

January 25th, 2015 8:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The announcement that 2015 would be Jeff Gordon's final full-time season is usually the type of big news held for the annual tour, which has led some experts to believe a major announcement about the future of defening Xifinity Series champion Chase Ellio

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News Regional & National
'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

January 25th, 2015 5:09 pm by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: A storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut.

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News Crime Local News
Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

January 25th, 2015 2:27 pm by Staff Report

A man's return to a residence Saturday evening after an earlier warning to stay away by officers with the Johnson City Police Department resulted in charges against him, the department said in a news release.

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Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

January 25th, 2015 2:13 pm by YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press

Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other.

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The business of a princess: City teacher appears as famous princesses at children's birthday parties

The business of a princess: City teacher appears as famous princesses at children's birthday parties

January 25th, 2015 1:20 pm by Jessica Fuller

Malinda Davenport has gotten used to living a double life.

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Sports High schools
Hilltoppers again dominate NET swim meet

Hilltoppers again dominate NET swim meet

January 24th, 2015 11:07 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill won its 10th straight NET Swimming and Diving championship on Saturday at the Kingsport Aquatic Center.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs' rally comes up short

Bucs' rally comes up short

January 24th, 2015 11:04 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU erased most of a 21-point deficit in a frantic second half before Wofford escaped with a 72-64 victory in a Southern Conference game Saturday night at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

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Sports UT Sports
Texas A&M ends Tennessee's hots streak

Texas A&M ends Tennessee's hots streak

January 24th, 2015 11:04 pm by AP

Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds Saturday as the Aggies outlasted Tennessee 67-61 for their fourth consecutive victory and handed the Vols just their second loss in 10 games.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Lady Bucs top Wofford to move to 4-0 in SoCon

Lady Bucs top Wofford to move to 4-0 in SoCon

January 24th, 2015 11:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After beating Wofford by 32 points on the road just 12 days earlier, the Lady Bucs were matched up again with the Lady Terriers at home on Saturday. ETSU jumped out to a 14-2 lead on its way to a 69-47 victory.

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