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Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

February 19th, 2014 6:36 pm by Wes Bunch

Michael Widneer, of Bristol, Va., was taken into custody by the Kingsport Police Department after being spotted at a construction site on Lebanon Road in Colonial Heights.

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Governor: Colorado pot market exceeds tax hopes

Governor: Colorado pot market exceeds tax hopes

February 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Associated Press

Gov. John Hickenlooper predicted sales and excise taxes next fiscal year would produce some $98 million, well above a $70 million annual estimate given to voters when they approved the pot taxes last year.

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Entertainment
Russian security forces attack Pussy Riot members

Russian security forces attack Pussy Riot members

February 19th, 2014 6:03 pm by Associated Press

Cossack militia attacked Russia's Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the artists, who have feuded with Vladimir Putin's government for years, tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.

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Highlights and photo gallery from Wednesday's Olympic Games

February 19th, 2014 5:29 pm by Associated Press

Highlights and a photo gallery from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

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Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

February 19th, 2014 4:39 pm by Rain Smith

Police say the children, each age two, had been left alone with a man who had fallen asleep, with officers being at the scene for approximately two hours before their parents returned home. The third individual also has charges pending in the incident.

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Unsung Heroes: Creative Thyme Garden Club helps to brighten the region's landscape

Unsung Heroes: Creative Thyme Garden Club helps to brighten the region's landscape

February 19th, 2014 3:52 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Since its inception in the early 90s, the garden club has participated in numerous projects, learned from guest speakers and hands-on projects, and undertaken special projects to beautify the Kingsport community.

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Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

February 19th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport paint and body shop owner has been jailed on 34 counts of felony tax evasion, marking his second arrest on revenue related violations.

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Business & Technology
Harsh winter puts small businesses out in the cold

Harsh winter puts small businesses out in the cold

February 19th, 2014 2:22 pm by JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer

When the wind chill in Chicago hit minus 40 on Jan. 6, Dogs Deserve It shut down. It was too cold outside for the dog walking service's four-legged clients and its employees.

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Lawmakers seek compromise on school voucher bill

Lawmakers seek compromise on school voucher bill

February 19th, 2014 2:19 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Lawmakers trying to decide on a limited school voucher program in Tennessee or a broader one say they're close to reaching a compromise.

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Car crashes into JC dry cleaners

Car crashes into JC dry cleaners

February 19th, 2014 12:48 pm by NET News Service

Authorities were unsure about exactly how the crash happened, but noted it may have been caused by a medical issue related to the driver of the vehicle.

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