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Walmart fender bender results in arrest for drug possession, DUI 3rd offense

Walmart fender bender results in arrest for drug possession, DUI 3rd offense

August 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville woman who was charged with drug possession and DUI third offense late last month following a fender bender at Walmart won't have to stand trial until February thanks to a crime lab backlog.

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Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

August 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by DAVID PITT, Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture already has predicted a record soybean crop of 3.8 billion bushels. And the corn crop, it said in July, would be large but not bigger than last year's record of 13.9 billion bushels.

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Biker leads police on 100 mph pursuit for nearly full length of Hawkins County

Biker leads police on 100 mph pursuit for nearly full length of Hawkins County

August 8th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly clocked in excess of 100 mph by two different police agencies early Sunday led police on a chase nearly the full length of Hawkins County from Mount Carmel to Bean Station.

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Sports
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

August 8th, 2014 7:38 pm by TIM DAHLBERG, AP Sports Writer

A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over.

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59 complaints filed over Greene County meeting

59 complaints filed over Greene County meeting

August 8th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Office of Open Records counsel Elisha Hodge told the Associated Press that it's the most complaints she's ever gotten about a single meeting.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Propelled by art and technology, TV growing in stature

Propelled by art and technology, TV growing in stature

August 8th, 2014 6:51 pm by DAVID BAUDER, Associated Press

"You can go to a sophisticated party in New York City now and people will be talking about television programming, not the latest art film or the latest play," said David Poltrack, CBS' veteran chief researcher.

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Traffic stop results in arrest for possession of pills, syringe

Traffic stop results in arrest for possession of pills, syringe

August 8th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was stopped by police early Friday morning after nearly causing a vehicular accident in Allandale was allegedly found to be in possession of a syringe and 10 oxycodone pills.

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New Tenn. distribution center to bring 700 jobs

New Tenn. distribution center to bring 700 jobs

August 8th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Company executives said in a statement on Friday that the 1.6 million square foot distribution center in Cookeville would support continued growth for the Katy, Texas-based sporting goods retailer. It will be the company's third distribution center.

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False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

August 8th, 2014 4:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may have been intended as a prank, but the person who posted a false bomb threat at Cherokee High School Friday afternoon could be facing a felony charge.

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Kingsport teens face several charges after traffic stop for reckless driving

Kingsport teens face several charges after traffic stop for reckless driving

August 8th, 2014 4:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

"While detained in the cruiser Blake (Williams) began beating his face against the glass, yelling and screaming obscenities toward officers," Nash said.

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