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Local retailers enjoy second quarter rebound in retail sales

Local retailers enjoy second quarter rebound in retail sales

September 18th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nathan Baker

After a disastrous first quarter, retail sales in the Tri-Cities rebounded moderately in the second, ending a yearlong slump in real sales.

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Local superintendents support petition critical of state education leader

Local superintendents support petition critical of state education leader

September 18th, 2013 8:55 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school superintendents who signed a petition critical of the Tennessee Department of Education and its head, Commissioner Kevin Huffman, said communication from the state has been lacking, especially regarding recent reform measures.

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Fishermen rescued after boat capsizes near Rogersville dam

Fishermen rescued after boat capsizes near Rogersville dam

September 18th, 2013 8:47 pm by Jeff Bobo - Net News Service

One of the best fishing spots in Hawkins County is also one of the most dangerous, as two fishermen found out Wednesday morning when their boat capsized at a Holston River dam near Rogersville.

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Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

September 18th, 2013 8:20 pm by TIM DAHLBERG - AP Boxing Writer

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70.

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3-year-old boy burned with acid in Elizabethton

3-year-old boy burned with acid in Elizabethton

September 18th, 2013 4:25 pm by John Thompson

The incident occurred in the H Building of Lynnwood Apartments on Bluefield Avenue. The chemical had been in a soda bottle.

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Alexander says federal decision on Erwin's fish hatchery postponed

Alexander says federal decision on Erwin's fish hatchery postponed

September 18th, 2013 2:27 pm by Staff Report

The U.S. Senator from Tennessee said the U.S. Department of Interior decided it would not close any national fish hatcheries around the country in the next month as feared and that it would work on a long-term solution to keeping them open.

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Stocks, bonds rise sharply as Fed keeps stimulus

Stocks, bonds rise sharply as Fed keeps stimulus

September 18th, 2013 2:06 pm by KEN SWEET — AP Markets Writer

NEW YORK — Investors plowed money into stocks and bonds Wednesday after the Federal Reserve's surprise decision to keep its economic stimulus in place.

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Heartache Tonight? Cops say woman got tired of Eagles songs, stabbed roommate

Heartache Tonight? Cops say woman got tired of Eagles songs, stabbed roommate

September 18th, 2013 12:24 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say the woman was fed up with the roommate listening to the Eagles and watching TV with his brother.

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Ex-Hawkins County jail guard charged with assaulting inmate from Johnson City

Ex-Hawkins County jail guard charged with assaulting inmate from Johnson City

September 18th, 2013 11:43 am by Staff Report

Roy Junior Mathes was indicted on one count of assault by the Hawkins County grand jury earlier this week.

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‘If it goes, we’re all going to go’: Men who rescued crash victims say they don’t consider themselves heroes

‘If it goes, we’re all going to go’: Men who rescued crash victims say they don’t consider themselves heroes

September 18th, 2013 11:09 am by Nick Shepherd — Kingsport Times-News

A Ford Expedition carrying the Bellamy family — Tony, Angela and Colton — was traveling south on Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport at 35 mph when it was struck by another vehicle traveling more than 100 mph Saturday night.

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