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Sticky situation: Mud prevents would-be thief from escaping

Sticky situation: Mud prevents would-be thief from escaping

November 6th, 2014 4:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man who allegedly attempted to steal a bathtub was caught red-handed after his pickup truck became stuck in some mud near the crime scene.

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Parents hope Delilah's 'strength and perseverance' inspire others

Parents hope Delilah's 'strength and perseverance' inspire others

November 6th, 2014 3:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following Delilah's death in May, Jeff and Heather Watts created the "Princess Delilah Foundation." The organization's first event is a "Bikers & Bows Poker Run" this weekend, with proceeds providing clothing for premature babies.

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Downtown barber shop burglarized

Downtown barber shop burglarized

November 6th, 2014 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Nick Lawson, who has operated at the location for 54 years, arrived to discover someone had forced entry into the business, taking cash and coins.

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Teens charged in Sullivan vandalism spree

Teens charged in Sullivan vandalism spree

November 6th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

Police said more than a dozen reports had been filed by victims, with glass bottles thrown through windows of homes and businesses. Damages at each site ran from $300 to $1,000.

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'Tired' pedestrian snatches bike

'Tired' pedestrian snatches bike

November 6th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

Ten minutes after police talked to a man who was allegedly riding his cousin's bicycle, a nearby resident called dispatch to report a theft from her yard.

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Special delivery: 90-year-old paper carrier likes to keep busy

Special delivery: 90-year-old paper carrier likes to keep busy

November 6th, 2014 12:41 pm by Marci Gore

Elsie Whistine ran a daycare in her home, caring for 15 or so children a day, for more than 35 years. In 1989 at the age of 64 — the age when many are considering retiring — she decided to start delivering newspapers.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 11.6.14 - VIDEO

November 6th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Casper, Payton, Lil' Bit, Tippy, Twiggy, and Tiny. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Haslam announces Richard Rhoda to retire

Haslam announces Richard Rhoda to retire

November 6th, 2014 10:43 am by Staff reports

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam this week announced that Richard G. Rhoda, the executive director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation , will retire at the end of the year.

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What a deal — $2 million per urinal, and other letters

What a deal — $2 million per urinal, and other letters

November 6th, 2014 8:00 am by Steve Willey and Donnie E. Bishop

Applause! The new Kingsport Welcome Center may soon open barring any further delays or fires. Ten years in the making, and a reported $16 million (approximately $2 million per urinal).

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Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

November 6th, 2014 7:34 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

For anyone expecting postelection contrition at the White House or vows to change course after a disastrous election for Democrats, President Barack Obama had one message Wednesday: Think again.

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