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Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan  meth bust

Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan meth bust

February 20th, 2015 1:06 pm by Rain Smith

A report of stolen medication has led police to a Kingsport home and the unexpected discovery of an alleged methamphetamine operation.

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Sports Sports Live
Tempted to go fishing? Hold your horses, tie some flies instead

Tempted to go fishing? Hold your horses, tie some flies instead

February 20th, 2015 1:00 pm by George Thwaites

Sub-freezing temperatures are as good an excuse as any for fly fishers to stay indoors and tie a fly or two for prettier days ahead.

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Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

February 20th, 2015 11:24 am by Rain Smith

A disorderly and irate man at the Sullivan County tag office prompted an employee to punch the panic alarm on Thursday, with police saying the suspect reached for a loaded gun in his waistband when approached by a responding officer.

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Opinion
Letters: White House has made U.S. irrelevant

Letters: White House has made U.S. irrelevant

February 20th, 2015 9:50 am by Letters to the Editor

President Barack Obama has yet to identify the terrorists as Islamic. When notified of an American being beheaded, Obama read from the Teleprompter and went to play golf. Is it any wonder our enemies don't fear us?

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
TVA sets record demand for February

TVA sets record demand for February

February 20th, 2015 8:38 am by Associated Press

The electric provider says meeting the high demand required a combined effort from its generating facilities and 155 local power companies and large industrial customers. TVA had also asked businesses and households to conserve energy.

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Community Local News Business & Technology
Micro-drone flying competition at  UVa-Wise Saturday

Micro-drone flying competition at UVa-Wise Saturday

February 19th, 2015 11:39 pm by Stephen Igo

A flying circus with a purpose is on tap at the David J. Prior Convocation Center on Saturday at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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Sports Vols Sports
No. 6 Lady Vols top Tide 77-56, stay unbeaten inside SEC

No. 6 Lady Vols top Tide 77-56, stay unbeaten inside SEC

February 19th, 2015 11:36 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Ariel Massengale scored 17 points and shot 5-for-11 from 3-point range Thursday night and the sixth-ranked Lady Vols beat Alabama 77-56 to remain unbeaten in Southeastern Conference play.

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Local News Business & Technology
Uncorked opens wine & bourbon bar on Broad Street

Uncorked opens wine & bourbon bar on Broad Street

February 19th, 2015 11:32 pm by Hank Hayes

"There is no other place like this in the Tri-Cities," Uncorked owner Tony Hughes said in an email. "The concept comes from places that I have visited all over the world as I travel for my computer engineer job."

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Crowded field vying for Kingsport mayor, alderman posts

Crowded field vying for Kingsport mayor, alderman posts

February 19th, 2015 11:27 pm by Matthew Lane

Fifteen people have filed petitions to run for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen in the upcoming city election, the largest field of candidates in more than a decade.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Earnhardt, Johnson take duels at Daytona

Earnhardt, Johnson take duels at Daytona

February 19th, 2015 11:06 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Hendrick Motorsports swept Thursday night's qualifying races for the Daytona 500, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson winning their respective duels. The night's drama was saved for Danica Patrick and Denny Hamlin.

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