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Photos: New adoptable pets at Sullivan County Animal Shelter

March 20th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Photos of new adoptable animals at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. The shelter is located at 380 Masengill Rd, Blountville, TN 37617. The phone number is (423) 279-2741. Click the photos below to see the full gallery.

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Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

March 20th, 2015 10:24 am by Rain Smith

An affidavit filed by police outlines the victim's account of being in a "pitch black" storage unit, where Hoyt Denton allegedly pushed her against a wall and taunted her as she screamed for help.

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Opinion: Religious zealots in Tenn. House embarrass region

Opinion: Religious zealots in Tenn. House embarrass region

March 20th, 2015 9:54 am by Editorial Board

"Rights" are subjective, granted by the will of the society capable of defining and defending them. We have no rights per se unless our possession of them is enforced - God doesn't enforce rights to life, liberty or pursuit of happiness; government does

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Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns

Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

This past year 957 neonatal abstinence syndrome cases were reported in Tennessee. Of those 2014 cases, 527 were supervised patients using suboxone, subutex, or another legally prescribed narcotic.

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D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

March 20th, 2015 6:13 am by Rick Wagner

Using Sullivan North High School as a Kingsport middle school is not the only part of the latest city schools draft facilities study raising questions.

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Police: Children found in Unicoi home with meth lab

Police: Children found in Unicoi home with meth lab

March 20th, 2015 5:47 am by NET News Service

Unicoi County couple was arrested after police allegedly found a methamphetamine lab inside their residence, along with two juveniles.

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House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

March 19th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Tennessee legislators have unanimously repealed the Intractable Pain Act in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, striking down a law local officials say has directly contributed to the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the state.

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Tennessee attorney sues Haslam administration for records

Tennessee attorney sues Haslam administration for records

March 19th, 2015 7:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A corporate tax attorney is suing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration for refusing to produce documents under the Tennessee Open Records Act.

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Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

March 19th, 2015 7:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who bit her "disrespectful" teenage stepdaughter's arm hard enough to break skin in January can have a child abuse charge dismissed if she stays out of trouble.

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DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing the wreck

DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing the wreck

March 19th, 2015 6:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County DUI defendant told police Monday that her boyfriend, who fled from a wreck March 10 which resulted in her arrest, had also taken her purse and wallet containing $16,700 which was still unaccounted for.

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