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This week in crime

This week in crime

December 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include Bigfoot being blamed, a wife accused of poisoning her husband, a few xanax leading to two car crashes and a businessman getting the maximum sentence, among others

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News Local News Education
Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

December 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport Board of Education (BOE) members asked two state lawmakers Friday to keep state academic standards high during a luncheon outlining their 2015 legislative priorities.

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Sports Sports Live
Blue Devils upend Trailblazers

Blue Devils upend Trailblazers

December 13th, 2014 1:16 am by Zack Vance

With 4.3 seconds remaining in a back-and-forth bout, Gate City's Hunter Collier banked in the go-ahead basket off a silky assist by Nick Qualls to boost the Blue Devils to a 52-51 victory over Daniel Boone Friday night in Bobby Snyder Gymnasium.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe picks up two wins at Volunteer

Tribe picks up two wins at Volunteer

December 13th, 2014 12:31 am by George Thwaites

Star players shine in Lady Indians' 72-55 win over Lady Falcons. Makale Foreman scores 25 points in sloppy 68-44 win over Volunteer.

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Attorney for Church Hill EMS  threatens lawsuit over proposed 911 billing

Attorney for Church Hill EMS threatens lawsuit over proposed 911 billing

December 13th, 2014 12:04 am by Jeff Bobo

E-911 boards across Tennessee have begun billing EMS and police agencies for dispatching to help offset increasing operating costs.

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Opinion
NLRB's chief purpose has become serving unions

NLRB's chief purpose has become serving unions

December 12th, 2014 10:30 pm by Staff Report

As per the National Labor Relations Act that the board administers, it conducts union elections and investigates unfair labor practices.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

Photo Gallery: Volunteer hosts Dobyns-Bennett in Basketball match-up

December 12th, 2014 10:18 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from a rough and tumble game as the Volunteer Falcons take-on the Dobyns-Bennett Indians. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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News Regional & National
Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

December 12th, 2014 9:00 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama's plan to give millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally a temporary reprieve.

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News Regional & National
11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida

11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida

December 12th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

An 11-year-old Arkansas girl paid a cabbie $1,300 to take her to meet a boy in Florida, but authorities caught up with the runaway in Georgia, and found her safe, after her parents reported her missing.

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News Regional & National
Cleveland boy with toy gun was shot once by cop, autopsy finds

Cleveland boy with toy gun was shot once by cop, autopsy finds

December 12th, 2014 6:30 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old Cleveland boy who displayed a toy gun, was a homicide caused by a single shot fired by a rookie police officer during a legal intervention, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday.

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