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Man charged with stealing more than $10K in items in Bristol Pirates burglary

Man charged with stealing more than $10K in items in Bristol Pirates burglary

August 15th, 2014 11:48 am by Staff Report

Police have made an arrest in the burglary of the Bristol Pirates minor league baseball clubhouse where more than $10,000 in computers and other electronics.

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Twins down Greeneville, Cards fall to Pulaski

Twins down Greeneville, Cards fall to Pulaski

August 14th, 2014 10:54 pm by staff reports

Elizabethton (31-22) pulled out to a 3 1/2 game lead in the Appalachian League West Division standings. Johnson City (27-26) fell to third in the tight division race.

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Sports High schools
Science Hill, Crockett get jamboree wins

Science Hill, Crockett get jamboree wins

August 14th, 2014 10:47 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill's Mikey White and David Crockett's Flavio Sanguinetti unofficially kicked off the football season in impressive fashion.

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Worley tabbed as Vols starting quarterback

Worley tabbed as Vols starting quarterback

August 14th, 2014 8:25 pm by AP

Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced Thursday that Worley would start the Aug. 31 season opener against Utah State.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart to skip Michigan race

Stewart to skip Michigan race

August 14th, 2014 8:23 pm by AP

Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track.

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LaMountain book is a labor of love

LaMountain book is a labor of love

August 14th, 2014 8:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Baseball's "Iron Man" once played in the Appalachian League. So did "The Ryan Express" and other Hall of Famers like Eddie Murray and Kirby Puckett.

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Sports
Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

August 14th, 2014 6:36 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years.

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Justin Worley named Vols starting QB

Justin Worley named Vols starting QB

August 14th, 2014 4:38 pm by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Worley started seven games for the Vols last season before suffering a season-ending thumb injury.

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Sports Regional & National
Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

August 14th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The team announced that it had filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and that it "points out the many errors" in the decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

August 14th, 2014 11:55 am by MARY ESCH, Associated Press

Kevin Ward Jr.'s casket, decorated with orange and white flowers, was carried into South Lewis Senior High School about an hour before services were to begin. Ward, a 2012 graduate, lived in nearby Port Leyden.

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