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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

October 1st, 2014 6:10 pm by Associated Press

High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Julia Pierson to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier — and revelation of yet another security problem.

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Woman sentenced for false assault report

Woman sentenced for false assault report

October 1st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who admittedly lied to police about being assaulted by her boyfriend last month was sentenced Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court to probation and community service.

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Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

October 1st, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

It was a rough start to October for financial markets Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 200 points as investors reacted to a round of negative economic news in the U.S. and abroad.

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Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 3:51 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking the public for tips in a string of thefts from Warriors Path State Park Golf Course in Kingsport, where three golf carts were stolen over a period of three weeks.

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Sincerely, Susan: 'Tolling of the Bell' a poignant celebration of freedom

Sincerely, Susan: 'Tolling of the Bell' a poignant celebration of freedom

October 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

The local Long Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrated the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution (1787 was only 11 years after the Declaration of Independence).

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Youth Music Series returns to Heartwood

Youth Music Series returns to Heartwood

October 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Staff Report

Performers will include Sam Gleaves & Leigh Beamer and Tyler Hughes. Admission to the concert is free. However, donations will be accepted for Crooked Road Traditional Music Education Program (TMEP).

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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

October 1st, 2014 1:56 pm by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

Today, many of the same political leaders who initially welcomed the wind industry want to regulate it more tightly, even in red states like Oklahoma, where candidates regularly rail against government interference.

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Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

October 1st, 2014 1:48 pm by Associated Press

Jason Holt killed Down Home Pharmacy owner Stephen Lovell despite Lovell complying with Holt's request for oxycodone. A cutomer was also killed in the May 2013 robbery in Bean Station, where Holt had once worked as an officer.

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Photos: Bush Mill Day set to showcase renovations at 118-year-old landmark

Photos: Bush Mill Day set to showcase renovations at 118-year-old landmark

October 1st, 2014 12:32 pm by Marci Gore

The first phase of work, which was funded by about $400,000 in grants, saw the mill's foundation repaired and stabilized and its waterwheel refurbished. A new water flume, porch and handicapped-accessible walkway were also included in the project.

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Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

October 1st, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident has been arrested after allegedly making multiple, non-emergency calls to 911, then threatening to kill a dispatcher for what he perceived as a failure to meet his concerns.

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