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Blood-donation challenge kicks off Wednesday

Blood-donation challenge kicks off Wednesday

September 1st, 2013 9:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The seventh annual Battle of the Badges, a blood-donation challenge conducted by the local American Red Cross Blood Services Center to honor the area’s first responders in the weeks leading up to the Sept. 11 observance of Patriot Day, will kick off Wedne

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Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

September 1st, 2013 9:17 pm by Tony Casey

Tri-Cities radio listeners lost a familiar voice Sunday with the death of longtime radio newsman Charlie Stuchell, who died at 64 after a long battle with cancer.

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Phase I of construction on Downtown Centre to begin shortly

Phase I of construction on Downtown Centre to begin shortly

September 1st, 2013 9:15 pm by Rex Barber

A contractor should begin work in a few weeks to prepare the Downtown Centre for occupancy by Northeast State Community College, according to the school’s president.

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Hank Brown went from Tri-Cities road racer to world-class race organizer

Hank Brown went from Tri-Cities road racer to world-class race organizer

September 1st, 2013 8:52 pm by Tony Casey

For years, Kingsport’s Hank Brown was the guy crossing the finish line.

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Sports UT Sports
Vols enjoy opening win, but Petrino is coming to town

Vols enjoy opening win, but Petrino is coming to town

September 1st, 2013 8:49 pm by Trey Williams

While Tennessee was fruitlessly pursuing Charlie Strong and Mike Gundy, if not Jon Gruden, to succeed Derek Dooley after last season, many Tennessee football fans were matter-of-factly stating their desire to see Bobby Petrino become the next Vols footbal

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The Buzz: A 10-story review of the week

The Buzz: A 10-story review of the week

September 1st, 2013 8:36 pm by Staff Reports

Just incase you missed something this week, we've compiled this list of 10 stories you should know:

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David Frost, known for Nixon interview, dies

David Frost, known for Nixon interview, dies

September 1st, 2013 2:17 pm by Associated Press

David Frost may be best remembered for his post-Watergate interviews with former President Richard Nixon, but the veteran British broadcaster was equally at ease as a satirist, game show host and serious political journalist.

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Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

August 31st, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

For some, Labor Day is a symbol of the hard work that built our country. To others, it’s a sign of the end of summer.

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Multimillion-dollar developers fighting for Interstate 81 retail supremacy

Multimillion-dollar developers fighting for Interstate 81 retail supremacy

August 31st, 2013 8:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Three multimillion-dollar retail developments on Interstate 81 are making plans to enter the Tri-Cities market in the coming years.

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Who will replace Kent Williams in Nashville?

Who will replace Kent Williams in Nashville?

August 31st, 2013 8:06 pm by John Thompson and Brad Hicks - Press Staff Writers

It is almost a year until the the 2014 General Election, but Kent Williams’ announcement Thursday that he will run for the Carter County mayor’s job instead of seeking a fifth term as representative from the 4th District shook things up in both races.

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