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'I was tired' - DUI suspects arrested while reportedly passed out behind wheel

'I was tired' - DUI suspects arrested while reportedly passed out behind wheel

February 25th, 2015 9:35 am by Jeff Bobo

It was the second time in two days that a Hawkins County sheriff's deputy encountered a motorist parked in the middle of the roadway who was allegedly intoxicated on narcotics and/or alcohol to the point of unconsciousness.

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Opinion
Push city to take over animal shelter

Push city to take over animal shelter

February 25th, 2015 9:31 am by Letters to the Editor

Washington County Animal Control has a good system that seems to work. In fact, they are getting a new shelter built. Why can't those in charge in Kingsport study their model and work together to approve funds from the city budget to operate our own shelt

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Sour, then sweet - Apple cider vinegar helps curb sugar cravings, aids digestion

Sour, then sweet - Apple cider vinegar helps curb sugar cravings, aids digestion

February 25th, 2015 9:30 am by Kristen Allerton, community columnist

One shameful, though indisputable fact about me is I have a monstrous sweet tooth. This poses a big problem as someone who strives to live a healthy lifestyle. Which is why apple cider vinegar is my new best friend.

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FCC's net neutrality plan spurs debate on how to keep open Internet

FCC's net neutrality plan spurs debate on how to keep open Internet

February 25th, 2015 8:41 am by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve landmark regulations Thursday to try to ensure the uninhibited flow of online traffic - its third and most far-reaching attempt at creating so-called net neutrality rules.

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Crime Regional & National
Wytheville man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

Wytheville man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

February 25th, 2015 7:56 am by Associated Press

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says in a news release that Brandon Davis and several other people conspired to rob drug dealers in several states, including Tennessee.

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Local News
Hawkins to stay with ETSU for autopsy services

Hawkins to stay with ETSU for autopsy services

February 24th, 2015 11:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

Earlier this month, the commission's Forensics Committee voted to recommend the Knox County Forensics Center, which is offering autopsies for $1,500 each, although the price will increase to $1,575 on July 1.

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Latest snowfall adds to misery in SW Virginia

Latest snowfall adds to misery in SW Virginia

February 24th, 2015 10:45 pm by Stephen Igo

Tuesday's snowy conditions made for treacherous driving for the morning commute across much of the region, particularly Wise County, still digging out from Saturday's wallop that dumped upwards of a foot and a half of snow.

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Johnson City Power Board customers keep power in wake of snowstorm

Johnson City Power Board customers keep power in wake of snowstorm

February 24th, 2015 9:41 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

While more than 30,000 homes across the state lost power in the wake of wintry weather, a Johnson City Power Board official said their total outages had yet to break double digits.

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Corker says Islamic militants conducting terror 'based on religion'

Corker says Islamic militants conducting terror 'based on religion'

February 24th, 2015 9:20 pm by Hank Hayes

"Candidly, I don't really care what people call what these people are. What I can tell you is they are Islamic, and they are undoubtedly extremists. ... What matters to me is how we respond to it," Corker said.

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Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

February 24th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Director of schools Steve Starnes addressed the Hawkins County Commission in response to newspaper articles and social media reaction to the "suspension" of a Cherokee student for bringing a flashlight to school.

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