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Live blog for updates about the winter storm

Live blog for updates about the winter storm

February 17th, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Report

This live blog will be periodically updated throughout the day giving all the latest news for the winter storm hitting our area.

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City should step up and support shelter

City should step up and support shelter

February 17th, 2015 9:23 am by Letters to the Editor

For years Kingsport has been avoiding one expenditure that any model city should offer its residents as a basic need, the establishment and support of its own animal shelter. This service is important to our public health

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Update: VDOT crews shift emphasis to secondary roads

Update: VDOT crews shift emphasis to secondary roads

February 17th, 2015 8:49 am by Stephen Igo

More snow is in the forecast for parts of Southwest Virginia Wednesday, but nothing like the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas on Monday.

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Probe of fatal Scott County fire continues

Probe of fatal Scott County fire continues

February 17th, 2015 8:32 am by Marci Gore

"We were told there was a possible entrapment in the home," said Roger Carter, chief of Duffield Fire and Rescue. "We couldn't make entry into the home because the flames were so heavy."

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US to appeal ruling blocking Obama immigration plan

US to appeal ruling blocking Obama immigration plan

February 17th, 2015 8:20 am by Associated Press

The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.

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Region digs out from winter storm, prepares for more snow, arctic blast

Region digs out from winter storm, prepares for more snow, arctic blast

February 17th, 2015 7:41 am by Staff Report

At noon crews were still treating Sullivan County roads, with the majority now black with a few slick spots. Interstates 26 and 81 had both lanes of travel open, while Hawkins County roads were categorized as slushy but passable.

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Vandalized tree leads to felony charges

Vandalized tree leads to felony charges

February 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A bizarre incident involving a Kingsport woman, orange spray paint, a vandalized tree and a broken window resulted in aggravated burglary and felony vandalism charges.

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Kingsport replacing Christmas decorations

Kingsport replacing Christmas decorations

February 16th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Though the current decorations are about a decade old, and while the weather has certainly taken its toll on them, Lynn Tully, development services director for the city, said the decorations have simply just not aged that well.

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Source says gunman in Copenhagen attacks just got out of jail

Source says gunman in Copenhagen attacks just got out of jail

February 16th, 2015 7:33 pm by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

The Danish gunman who attacked a free-speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen was released about two weeks ago from a jail where he may have been radicalized while serving time for a vicious stabbing.

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Wintry blast rearranges prep tourney schedules

Wintry blast rearranges prep tourney schedules

February 16th, 2015 7:30 pm by Dave Ongie

Monday's winter weather played havoc with postseason basketball tournament schedules, directly impacting District 1-AA play in Northeast Tennessee and Conference 40 girls openers in Southwest Virginia.

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