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Kingsport child neglect suspect added to most wanted list

Kingsport child neglect suspect added to most wanted list

August 13th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

Local police are seeking the whereabouts of a woman wanted since August of last year after she was found living in a squalid, foreclosed Kingsport home with her two young children.

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Amy Grant to join Claus for 72nd annual running of the Santa Train on Nov. 22

Amy Grant to join Claus for 72nd annual running of the Santa Train on Nov. 22

August 13th, 2014 2:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

Six-time Grammy-award winner Amy Grant will be special guest aboard the 72nd annual running of the Santa Train this November.

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Execution date set for another inmate

Execution date set for another inmate

August 13th, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Lee Hall was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder and aggravated arson in the death of 22-year-old Traci Crozier, who died hours after being set on fire.

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Police shoot, critically wound another man in Ferguson, Mo.

Police shoot, critically wound another man in Ferguson, Mo.

August 13th, 2014 1:10 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A police officer has reportedly shot and critically wounded a man who allegedly pointed a handgunearly Wednesday in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of an unarmed young black man has triggered demonstrations, street clashes and looting.

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Lawsuit filed by mother of teen killed in Hawkins wreck

Lawsuit filed by mother of teen killed in Hawkins wreck

August 13th, 2014 9:27 am by Jeff Bobo

Less than a week after a head-on collision in Rogersville took the life of a Hawkins County teen, the victim's mother has filed a federal lawsuit in Greeneville against the other driver and the trucking company he works for.

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Sullivan County voter turnout climbs to 26.5 percent

Sullivan County voter turnout climbs to 26.5 percent

August 13th, 2014 8:30 am by J. H. Osborne

Voter turnout for the county's general election and party primaries last week in Sullivan County was not, perhaps, anything to brag about. But it was up a bit, percentage-wise, from the last similar election in August 2010.

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US dispatches more troops to northern Iraq as crisis grows

US dispatches more troops to northern Iraq as crisis grows

August 13th, 2014 8:15 am by By Adam Ashton and Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT)

There's growing concern that the effort to rescue tens of thousands of Yazidi refugees in northern Iraq was failing and would require far more resources than President Barack Obama indicated in a nationally televised speech last week.

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RCS ready to file lawsuit over county schools transportation bill

RCS ready to file lawsuit over county schools transportation bill

August 13th, 2014 12:30 am by Jeff Bobo

The dispute concerns whether the Hawkins County School System has the right to charge RCS a fee for busing students above the county property tax allotment that city residents already contribute to the county school transportation fund.

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Wise County School Board approves tobacco-free policy

Wise County School Board approves tobacco-free policy

August 12th, 2014 10:39 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The Wise County School Board on Tuesday approved a ban on use of all tobacco products at school division facilities, and the prohibition extends to football stadiums and other outdoor athletic facilities.

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Hawkins committees vote to move property tax increase on to full commisison

Hawkins committees vote to move property tax increase on to full commisison

August 12th, 2014 9:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Education Committee voted 4-1 with one abstention to forward the school budget on to the Budget Committee, which then voted 4-3 to forward the school budget to the full commission.

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