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GM recalls 3.4 million vehicles

GM recalls 3.4 million vehicles

June 17th, 2014 8:18 am by By Nathan Bomey, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

The scope of General Motors Co.'s ignition-switch crisis more than doubled Monday as the company recalled for another 3.4 million vehicles plagued by a similar defect that can result in stalling and disruption of electrical power.

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State trooper faces rape, domestic assault charges

State trooper faces rape, domestic assault charges

June 17th, 2014 8:12 am by Associated Press

According to the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper William Hobbs was placed on leave after he was arrested over the weekend in Hohenwald.

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Kingsport finds extra $150,000 for schools

Kingsport finds extra $150,000 for schools

June 16th, 2014 11:03 pm by Matthew Lane

During a Board of Mayor and Aldermen work session Monday afternoon, City Manager John Campbell said he and city staff have identified $150,000 in next year's budget to allocate to Kingsport City Schools.

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Sullivan County officials approve  'continuing budget resolution'

Sullivan County officials approve 'continuing budget resolution'

June 16th, 2014 10:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

By a slim margin, the Sullivan County Commission on Monday approved a "continuing budget resolution" to temporarily cover spending for county government after the current budget year ends June 30.

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Gun ruling:  Court sides with Obama administration on 'straw' purchaser law

Gun ruling: Court sides with Obama administration on 'straw' purchaser law

June 16th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal government can strictly enforce laws that ban a "straw" purchaser from buying a gun for someone else.

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Photo Gallery: Monday Afternoon Youth Baseball at Domtar Park

June 16th, 2014 8:39 pm by Ned Jilton

Future Indians, Rebels, Raiders and Falcons take to the field at Domtar Park. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Man who allegedly made lewd comments to teen accused of beating girl's stepdad

Man who allegedly made lewd comments to teen accused of beating girl's stepdad

June 16th, 2014 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

David Howard Moore, 50, 1033 Scheel Road Apt. 10, Knoxville, was arraigned Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court on charges including aggravated assault, assault, resisting arrest and public intoxication.

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Kingsport man sentenced in TennCare fraud case

Kingsport man sentenced in TennCare fraud case

June 16th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man has been ordered to repay the state after being convicted of TennCare fraud, according to the Office of the Inspector General.

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Alleged 'drugged driver' fled police 75 mph in wrong lane

Alleged 'drugged driver' fled police 75 mph in wrong lane

June 16th, 2014 5:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

An alleged "drugged driver" who fled a traffic stop Friday afternoon 75 mph in the wrong lane of a two lane highway in Surgoinsville is facing several charges including drug possession, DUI, and felony reckless endangerment.

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Prosecutors to get another shot at dealer who got plea deal after evidence theft

Prosecutors to get another shot at dealer who got plea deal after evidence theft

June 16th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Prosecutors will get another shot at a Hawkins County man described as a major drug dealer who got a plea agreement in 2012 after evidence against him was stolen by a former drug detective.

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