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Sharecroppers: Couple in their 80s growing produce for Hawkins restaurant and themselves

Sharecroppers: Couple in their 80s growing produce for Hawkins restaurant and themselves

August 12th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout his childhood, James Christian's father worked as a sharecropper near Surgoinsville out of necessity, to make a living and feed the total of 18 children he raised. This year, James' life came full circle.

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Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

August 12th, 2014 3:46 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers searching for a fugitive in Southwest Virginia instead discovered a meth lab on Monday, leading to the arrest of four people.

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JCPD offers reward for leads in tire slashing spree

JCPD offers reward for leads in tire slashing spree

August 12th, 2014 3:39 pm by NET News Service

In total, there were 32 tires slashed on 25 vehicles in the Beechwood Subdivision, resulting in thousands of dollars in losses for the victims.

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Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

August 12th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

The actor had periodic bouts of substance abuse and depression for years. Just last month, Williams announced he was returning to a 12-step treatment program.

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Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

August 12th, 2014 1:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly grabbing an 11-year-old girl "by the head" and shoving her into bushes, then breaking the jaw of a neighbor, 52, who attempted to intervene and tell him to stop.

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KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

August 12th, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

An Illinois man who died after flipping a vehicle on Interstate 81 two months ago was three times over the legal blood alcohol level, according to Kingsport police.

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Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

August 12th, 2014 8:31 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Police in riot gear fired tear gas into a crowd of protesters in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager had been fatally shot by police over the weekend, as tension rose even amid calls for collective calm.

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HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

August 12th, 2014 8:20 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County Jail inmate who reportedly wants to be transferred from the jail to a state penitentiary is going about it the wrong way by allegedly destroying jail property.

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Tenn. court considers if executioners can be named

Tenn. court considers if executioners can be named

August 12th, 2014 8:03 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee appeals court is considering whether 10 death row inmates have the right to know about the drugs that will be used in their executions and whether their lawyers can get the names of the people who will kill them.

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Cardinals stop K-Mets' streak at five

Cardinals stop K-Mets' streak at five

August 12th, 2014 12:22 am by Staff Report

The Kingsport Mets almost kept their winning streak going, but the Johnson City Cardinals escaped with a 3-2 Appalachian League victory Monday night at Cardinal Park.

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