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KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

February 6th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after claiming $13,000 in fraudulent purchases on his wife's credit card to police, though he allegedly consented to the transactions for another woman he's "involved with."

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Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

February 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year, dimming prospects for one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities.

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Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

February 6th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday announced a three-year title sponsorship agreement for its spring race with Duck Commander, the brand of best-selling duck calls and Robertson family-owned company featured on the A&E show "Duck Dynasty."

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Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

February 6th, 2014 2:35 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The Obama administration is considering an extension of the president's decision to let people keep their individual insurance policies even if they are not compliant with the health care overhaul, according to two top industry officials.

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Entertainment
5 things to know about GI Joe as he turns 50

5 things to know about GI Joe as he turns 50

February 6th, 2014 2:34 pm by Associated Press

G.I. Joe turns 50 this year. The Associated Press has put together a list of five things to know about G.I. Joe.

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School apologizes for black history lunch menu

School apologizes for black history lunch menu

February 6th, 2014 2:32 pm by Associated Press

Officials at a Northern California private school are apologizing after a lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month angered some parents and students.

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Scrapbook Gallery: What Love Looks Like (Week 1)

February 6th, 2014 2:25 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Sunday Stories is celebrating Valentine's Day throughout the month of February by showcasing reader photos that illustrate 'What Love Looks Like.'

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Despite warnings, phone scams keep claiming victims

Despite warnings, phone scams keep claiming victims

February 6th, 2014 2:03 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Police Department has recently seen a significant increase in reported telephone scams, with the latest wave centering around requests for a “Green-Dot Money Card.”

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Mended Little Hearts works to reach families of children born with heart defects

Mended Little Hearts works to reach families of children born with heart defects

February 6th, 2014 1:27 pm by Debra McCown

Mended Little Hearts, a local nonprofit support group for the families of children born with heart defects, will hold three balloon launch events in the Tri-Cities this month.

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Dobyns-Bennett boys, Science Hill girls are teams to beat in District 1-AAA tournaments

Dobyns-Bennett boys, Science Hill girls are teams to beat in District 1-AAA tournaments

February 6th, 2014 1:04 pm by Pat Kenney

The District 1-AAA event will be played at Viking Hall in Bristol with the Dobyns-Bennett boys and Science Hill girls earning the top seeds.

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