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Two more sentences bring 'Shamrock Shakedown' total to 18

Two more sentences bring 'Shamrock Shakedown' total to 18

July 30th, 2014 9:39 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two more people arrested as part of this spring's "Shamrock Shakedown" narcotics roundup were sentenced during appearances Monday in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

Sales tax holiday gets underway this weekend

July 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

From Friday through Sunday, tax-free items will include clothing with a price of $100 or less per item, school and school art supplies with a price of $100 or less per item and computers with a price of $1,500 or less

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Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

Hearing delayed for woman accused of stabbing husband at church altar

July 30th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Steven Hamman told the Times-News on Wednesday he doesn't understand why his wife is now being charged with aggravated assault, more than four months after she allegedly stabbed him in the chest.

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Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

July 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

"Well, you should hear the whacko wing of the GOP," replied the person, whose name was blacked out by Camp's office. "The US is through; too many foreigners sucking the teat; time to hunker down, buy ammo and food, and prepare for the end."

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House approves Republican plan to sue Obama

House approves Republican plan to sue Obama

July 30th, 2014 7:20 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama.

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Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

July 30th, 2014 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has taken no action against a motorist involved in a fatal March motorcycle crash, when the victim was riding at more than 100 mph just seconds before colliding with the side of her car on Fort Henry Drive.

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Kingsport garbage truck overturns

Kingsport garbage truck overturns

July 30th, 2014 5:20 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport garbage truck took a tumble Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Van Oaks Drive and Mullins Street.

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A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

July 30th, 2014 5:00 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The economy sprang back to life after a dismal winter in which it shrank at a sharp 2.1 percent annual rate. The government upgraded that figure from a previous estimate of a 2.9 percent drop.

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Photos: Hunger First receives help from around the country, works on a back-to-school fundraiser

Photos: Hunger First receives help from around the country, works on a back-to-school fundraiser

July 30th, 2014 3:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gillis said the organization would like to be able to give the kids a new pair of shoes or a new shirt, but monetary donations are so low he doubts they could afford something like that.

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D-B, ETSU alum Devine embarking on pro volleyball career in Sweden

D-B, ETSU alum Devine embarking on pro volleyball career in Sweden

July 30th, 2014 2:30 pm by Dave Ongie

There are few things in life that fit together as naturally as Megan Devine and volleyball. Her potential was apparent from the moment she stepped on the floor as a freshman at Dobyns-Bennett High School.

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