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Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

June 27th, 2014 6:58 am by STEVE KARNOWSKI and DINESH RAMDE, Associated Press

Steven M. Zelich is scheduled to appear in court in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon on two counts of hiding a corpse. Authorities say he met his victims online, bound and killed them and kept their bodies for months.

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Stokes lands with Memphis; Jordan McRae to Philadelphia

Stokes lands with Memphis; Jordan McRae to Philadelphia

June 27th, 2014 6:47 am by Ben Frederickson, GoVolsXtra

McRae and Stokes were the first UT teammates taken in the same NBA draft since Marcus Haislip and Vincent Yarbrough went in the first and second rounds, respectively, in 2002.

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Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

June 27th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's SWAT team trains in schools, churches, mountains, fields, urban setting, forests, and just about any other type of environment that can be found in this region. Add to that post-nuclear wasteland.

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Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

June 27th, 2014 12:28 am by Hank Hayes

Catherine Glover, speaking before about 150 business leaders and elected officials at the Kingsport Farmers Market, pointed out no new business taxes made it through the legislature this year.

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Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for  DUI checkpoint

Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for DUI checkpoint

June 27th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department announced that the area-wide campaign will kick off locally with a DUI-sobriety checkpoint at the Tennessee-Virginia line on Lynn Garden Drive. The checkpoint will take place from 11:00 p.m. until 1 a.m.

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KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

June 26th, 2014 10:13 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a pair of laptop computers valued over $1,000 from a local retailer.

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Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

June 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of landmark rulings, one striking down the statute that denied federal recognition to same-sex marriages and the other clearing the way for gay couples to wed legally in California.

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ARCH summit explores resources for homeless

ARCH summit explores resources for homeless

June 26th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Connecting a homeless or low-income person with the best service to help is essential. So essential, in fact, an entire summit was held Thursday in Kingsport for that express purpose.

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Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

Appalachia, Wise county to share in distriubtion of CDBG funds

June 26th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two projects in Wise County have been included in a total of $8.5 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grants to be distributed among 13 projects statewide.

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Airport authority passes spending plan

Airport authority passes spending plan

June 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Airport Authority commissioners decided Thursday to hold the line on airline landing fees and terminal rents at Tri-Cities Regional Airport while passing a $5.9 million spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1.

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