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Kingsport teen killed in rollover crash

Kingsport teen killed in rollover crash

August 25th, 2014 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said seatbelt use could have made a difference in a rollover accident last week in which a Kingsport teen was ejected and killed.

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Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

August 25th, 2014 2:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing charges including attempted arson and aggravated assault for allegedly splashing gasoline on his ex-girlfriend Saturday evening and threatening to set her and her friend on fire.

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$1.5 M grant to support Eastman infrastructure

$1.5 M grant to support Eastman infrastructure

August 25th, 2014 1:54 pm by Hank Hayes

The federal grant coming from the U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration will create an estimated 120 jobs in the area and generate $640 million in private investment, according to a release.

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VSP investigates shooting of dog in Wise County

VSP investigates shooting of dog in Wise County

August 25th, 2014 1:16 pm by Staff Report

According to a Virginia State Police news release, shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, Wise County Sheriff's deputies arrived at a residence on Fuchasia Road. The deputies had received information that a wanted subject was at that residence.

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Why big health care systems like Wellmont are looking at partnering as a means to survive

Why big health care systems like Wellmont are looking at partnering as a means to survive

August 25th, 2014 12:52 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — If you believe Wellmont's decision to align with another health care entity is a knee-jerk isolated move, think again. One of the more significant health care trends involves hospital consolidation to create larger hospital systems.

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90% of D-B grads took ACT; 80% of South grads took 'mandatory' exam

90% of D-B grads took ACT; 80% of South grads took 'mandatory' exam

August 25th, 2014 11:56 am by Rick Wagner

At D-B, 392 of 435 2014 graduates took the ACT, while at South 182 of 223 graduates took the ACT, according to figures provided by the two school systems.

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Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

August 25th, 2014 11:15 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces three felonies after allegedly pulling out a handgun while inside Dairy Queen, placing the barrel against the back of a customer who was ordering food, then demanding money under the threat of murder.

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Corker discusses a host of issues ranging from Iraq to VW

Corker discusses a host of issues ranging from Iraq to VW

August 25th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Republican, the ranking GOP member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says the Obama administration now owes an explanation to the country to do something about it

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Going legit: Reality TV star Tim Smith visits Tri-Cities promoting 'legit' moonshine

August 25th, 2014 9:30 am by Jeff Bobo

"We don't want people to drink something that takes their lips off. We want them to drink it, and enjoy the flavor." -- Tim Smith

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TennCare fraud affects every citizen in the state

TennCare fraud affects every citizen in the state

August 25th, 2014 9:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Once probationary requirements are completed, a person convicted of TennCare fraud is allowed to once again participate in the program. No one can be banned from receiving the benefits, no matter how many times they commit fraud against the state.

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