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Local group builds on its long history of providing jobs for the visually impaired

Local group builds on its long history of providing jobs for the visually impaired

September 23rd, 2013 9:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With a new mattress factory outlet store recently opened at its manufacturing plant in Johnson City and a second store to open soon in Kingsport, Lions Volunteer Blind Industries is attempting to build on its 62-year history of providing employment opport

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Pipe bursts in downtown Johnson City, sending water gushing high

Pipe bursts in downtown Johnson City, sending water gushing high

September 23rd, 2013 4:01 pm by Staff report

A section of downtown was flooded this afternoon after a water pipe either burst, causing a geyser to erupt high in the sky.

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New $60K digital projector headed for Elizabethton's iconic State Line Drive-In

New $60K digital projector headed for Elizabethton's iconic State Line Drive-In

September 23rd, 2013 3:44 pm by John Thompson

State Line Drive-In was one of the nine theaters to be awarded a $60,000 digital projector in the Honda Project Drive-In effort to keep theaters open when Hollywood makes the transition to all digital prints next year.

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One seriously injured in Rogersville rollover crash

One seriously injured in Rogersville rollover crash

September 23rd, 2013 3:18 pm by STAFF REPORT — Kingsport Times-News

A medical emergency behind the wheel is suspected of triggering a Monday crash in Rogersville, with a car hitting a pickup truck nearly head-on as it sat at a red light.

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Hawkins man arrested for allegedly faking suicide attempt

Hawkins man arrested for allegedly faking suicide attempt

September 23rd, 2013 3:09 pm by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man was arrested last week on charges including filing a false report and misuse of official information after he allegedly faked a suicide attempt to gain sympathy from his girlfriend.

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Ellen Pompeo: 'The Emmys felt so dated to me'

Ellen Pompeo: 'The Emmys felt so dated to me'

September 23rd, 2013 12:47 pm by ALICIA RANCILIO — Associated Press

The 43-year-old actress says she "was really disappointed" by Sunday's telecast.

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Death penalty protocol focus of Mass. bomb hearing

Death penalty protocol focus of Mass. bomb hearing

September 23rd, 2013 11:24 am by Associated Press

BOSTON — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will ask a judge to discuss the timeline and procedure for prosecutors to decide whether to seek the death penalty.

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2 men killed in Vietnam to be buried at Arlington

2 men killed in Vietnam to be buried at Arlington

September 23rd, 2013 10:55 am by Staff Report

ARLINGTON, Va. — The bodies of two men killed in Vietnam are being buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Hawkins Co. jailer fired for ‘putting hands on inmate’

Hawkins Co. jailer fired for ‘putting hands on inmate’

September 23rd, 2013 10:28 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County jail officer was fired Thursday following an investigation into what the Sheriff’s Office described as inappropriate physical contact with an inmate.

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Elizabethton's State Line Drive-In wins new digital projector

Elizabethton's State Line Drive-In wins new digital projector

September 23rd, 2013 9:13 am by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — State Line Drive-In, one of the few remaining drive-in theaters in the region, will get a new digital projector from Honda’s Project Drive-In.

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