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Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

February 17th, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A man reported an assault on Highpoint Avenue, but declined to pursue charges, then demanded an ambulance due to suffering an alleged stroke. When EMS arrived he started yelling over payment for their services.

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Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

February 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by Associated Press

The mother of a 7-week-old Memphis baby who went missing more than five weeks ago has been charged with first-degree murder, a day after the infant's body was discovered in a ditch.

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KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

February 17th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was located "covered in blood" at a Kingsport residence near the wreck, according to police, and "trying to give a baby away."

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NBC reporter slammed after Bode Miller interview

NBC reporter slammed after Bode Miller interview

February 17th, 2014 3:21 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

The winter Olympics are taking place in Sochi, Russia, in case you haven't heard. American skier Bode Miller received a bronze metal in Sunday's Super-G competition. After he won, he was interviewed by an NBC reporter

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I-81 crash leads to manhunt

I-81 crash leads to manhunt

February 17th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

State and local police were searching the area of Tri-Cities Crossing on Monday morning after a motorist fled their crashed vehicle on Interstate 81.

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Jonesborough's Dusty Saylor named Outstanding Farmer of the Year

Jonesborough's Dusty Saylor named Outstanding Farmer of the Year

February 17th, 2014 2:09 pm by Amanda Marsh

Saylor's commitment to feeding families locally-grown foods is just one of the many reasons he was selected as the Outstanding Farmer of the Year at the 2014 Farm Expo in January.

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Tenn. wedding services bill sparks opposition

Tenn. wedding services bill sparks opposition

February 17th, 2014 12:13 pm by Staff Report

Two Tennessee lawmakers have proposed a bill that would protect wedding-related businesses from lawsuits if they refuse to provide services based on religious beliefs.

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Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

February 17th, 2014 9:57 am by Staff Report

The fiasco surrounding a successor to former Highway Commissioner Terry Shaffer brings - yet again - embarrassment to the county, and - yet again - demonstrates County Mayor Steve Godsey's incompetence.

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Runners, walkers invited to 'Paint the Town'

Runners, walkers invited to 'Paint the Town'

February 17th, 2014 9:57 am by Jessica Fischer

With the economy still struggling to recover and non-profits left fighting for limited financial resources, it pays to be creative.

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Bulls thunder into Freedom Hall

Bulls thunder into Freedom Hall

February 17th, 2014 9:36 am by Entertainment Staff

The rules are simple. Place a wiry 150-pound cowboy on the back of a snorting 2,000-pound bull and see if he can ride the beast for an eternal eight seconds with one hand strapped to the bull's massive backside.

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