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'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

December 23rd, 2014 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport parents have been arrested after allegedly not knowing who was caring for their infant daughter, leading to an hours-long search for the 8-month-old and discovery that she was infested with bed bugs.

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Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

December 23rd, 2014 1:49 pm by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton said Tuesday that Seth Rogen's North Korea farce "will be in a number of theaters on Christmas Day." Abingdon Cinemall website says it will show the movie.

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Weber City Police Department gives new bikes to area children

Weber City Police Department gives new bikes to area children

December 23rd, 2014 1:16 pm by Marci Gore

When 6-year-old Faith Cox walked into the Weber City Police Department on Monday to pick up her new bike, she knew immediately which one was hers — it was purple and matched the jacket she wore.

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Drive through Bluff City yard ends with assault on police

Drive through Bluff City yard ends with assault on police

December 23rd, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City man is accused of performing doughnuts on a neighbor's lawn with an SUV — churning up significant sections of grass during the vandalism — then pointing a rifle at responding officers to ignite a struggle.

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Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

December 23rd, 2014 10:14 am by The Associated Press

Traders have been encouraged by signs of strength in the U.S. economy and reassurances that the Federal Reserve won't interest rates soon.

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'Mom always wanted to do something like this': Hunger First makes Christmas season brighter for 30 families

December 23rd, 2014 9:58 am by Nick Shepherd

Christmas is the season for giving, and one local nonprofit organization gave almost 100 area children a better Christmas. Hunger First, the no-questions-asked free store, threw a Christmas party for 30 families on Monday.

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Student dies after reportedly letting himself get punched in face

Student dies after reportedly letting himself get punched in face

December 23rd, 2014 8:29 am by By Paige Cornwell, The Seattle Times (TNS)

A Washington state high school student died after he allegedly agreed to let another student punch him in the face outside a house party early Sunday morning. The student who threw the punch is facing a possible manslaughter charge.

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Kingsport mayoral race could soon be much more crowded

Kingsport mayoral race could soon be much more crowded

December 23rd, 2014 7:41 am by Matthew Lane

The race for Kingsport's next mayor just got a whole lot more interesting, as three current aldermen and one long-time city employee have picked up petitions to run in the May 19 city election.

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5 issues Obama sought to tackle on his own in 2014

5 issues Obama sought to tackle on his own in 2014

December 23rd, 2014 7:37 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Almost daring lawmakers to stop him, President Barack Obama put the nation on notice that he planned to use whatever executive powers he could muster to move his agenda forward.

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Gas tax increase gaining momentum in Tennessee

Gas tax increase gaining momentum in Tennessee

December 22nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Associated Press

Momentum is mounting for a possible proposal to raise the state's gas tax for the first time in 25 years. Gov. Bill Haslam told The Tennessean that he thinks a legislative proposal could be introduced in January.

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