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Gallery: Tractor pull at the Appalachian Fair

August 21st, 2014 9:36 pm by Staff Report

Tractor drivers weren't the only ones to put themselves on display during Thursday evening's tractor pull at the Appalachian Fair.

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Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Robin Williams

Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Robin Williams

August 20th, 2014 4:21 pm by Associated Press

Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional "in memoriam" segment for industry members who died during the past year.

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Who y'all gonna call? Local paranormal investigators to be featured on Destination America

Who y'all gonna call? Local paranormal investigators to be featured on Destination America

August 19th, 2014 10:24 pm by Tony Casey

The Paranormal Technology Investigations team said they receive, on average, about three calls a week from people who want some kind of spooky situation looked into.

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Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

Rain or shine, crowds turning out for Appalachian Fair

August 19th, 2014 10:08 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite the week's forecast calling for persistent rain showers, officials said tens of thousands of people chose to take their chances and pay a visit to the Appalachian Fair.

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Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

August 19th, 2014 11:27 am by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

"There was no greater thrill than hearing Don Pardo bellow your name for the first time in the opening credits of 'Saturday Night Live,'" said long-time cast member Tina Fey. "It meant you were officially 'on television.'"

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Snap! Judges look for quality in Appalachian Fair photo contest

Snap! Judges look for quality in Appalachian Fair photo contest

August 18th, 2014 10:44 am by Elizabeth Saulsbury

The competition had 29 categories that fell into either black-and-white or color divisions and garnered more than 1,000 entries.

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All's Fair in Gray: Appalachian Fair staff, crews prepare for opening

All's Fair in Gray: Appalachian Fair staff, crews prepare for opening

August 16th, 2014 9:51 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Staff and crews of the Appalachian Fair are making final preparations for the fair's opening on Monday.

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Naked homage: Artist to use nude models as art instruments during show

Naked homage: Artist to use nude models as art instruments during show

August 16th, 2014 9:40 pm by Tony Casey

Robin vanArsdol, or R.V., as he's known internationally, has always done things a little bit differently.

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Prescription filled: Twins fans set world cowbell record

Prescription filled: Twins fans set world cowbell record

August 16th, 2014 9:18 pm by Max Hrenda

In a showing that would have sated all the yearnings of The Bill Dickinson - the fictional music mogul played by Christopher Walken in the popular Saturday Night Live skit, "More Cowbell" - fans of the Elizabethton Twins showed the world why their city wa

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ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

August 15th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Report

It's probably not hard to believe that what East Tennessee State University's Dr. Brad DeWeese remembers most about working with the late Robin Williams in the movie "Patch Adams" was that he was a comedian both when the cameras were and weren't rolling.

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