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As Tupelo Honey opening looms, downtown business hopes bloom

As Tupelo Honey opening looms, downtown business hopes bloom

June 14th, 2014 11:06 pm by Nathan Baker

The much anticipated Tupelo Honey Cafe will officially open in downtown Johnson City Monday, bringing more activity to the century-old CC&O railroad depot than the once-dusty freight bay has seen in decades.

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Heads, pages turn at United Way Book Swap

Heads, pages turn at United Way Book Swap - VIDEO

June 14th, 2014 10:41 pm by Tony Casey

When it comes to a literary figure, the experts might not put Lizzie McGuire and Tom Sawyer on an equal level, but at Saturday's United Way of Washington County Book Swap, children were able to trade books as they desired.

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Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

June 14th, 2014 10:26 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Saturday forced union workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute.

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Catholic converts on the rise: East Tennessee among nation's top 10 growth areas

Catholic converts on the rise: East Tennessee among nation's top 10 growth areas

June 14th, 2014 1:48 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

There was the man inspired by the written words of Pope Francis. There was the agnostic professor. And there was the widow of a Baptist preacher.

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Los Angeles fans bow to Kings as they claim cup

Los Angeles fans bow to Kings as they claim cup

June 14th, 2014 1:36 pm by KRYSTA FAURIA, Associated Press

The Los Angeles Kings claimed their second Stanley Cup in three years on Friday night.

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Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dead at 82

Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dead at 82

June 14th, 2014 1:34 pm by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82.

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Kingsport woman charged with stealing cosmetics

Kingsport woman charged with stealing cosmetics

June 14th, 2014 8:54 am by Staff Reports

Police say they've arrested a Kingsport woman for theft of property over $500 Friday.

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TDOT says no to pipeline for Nolichucky nitrogen plant in Greene Co.

TDOT says no to pipeline for Nolichucky nitrogen plant in Greene Co.

June 14th, 2014 8:38 am by Hugh G. Willet, Special to the News-Sentinel

U.S. Nitrogen, a manufacturer of chemicals used to make explosives, had requested a permit to build two pipelines; one that would take water from the Nolichucky River to be used in the production process, and the other to carry treated water back to the r

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Worsham sets Funny Car record at Thunder Valley

Worsham sets Funny Car record at Thunder Valley

June 13th, 2014 11:10 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Del Worsham got in the fastest NHRA Funny Car run in Bristol Dragway history just before the weather halted action Friday night at the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Lightning plays havoc at Thunder Valley

Lightning plays havoc at Thunder Valley

June 13th, 2014 11:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The fastest drag racing cars on the planet couldn't outrun the weather Friday night at the NHRA Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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