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From big to giant: Behemoth TVs start to take off

From big to giant: Behemoth TVs start to take off

July 1st, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Supersized isn't just for french fries. Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think: 65-inches and up.

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CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

July 1st, 2014 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the males, Corey Aulburn Cinnamon, 19, 1900 Route 66-S, Bulls Gap, will also be added to the convicted sex offender registry.

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Aaron Hernandez featured in Gators 2014 calendar

Aaron Hernandez featured in Gators 2014 calendar

July 1st, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

Ex-Florida and NFL star Aaron Hernandez, jailed while awaiting trial in the killing of three men, is Mr. July in the Gators' 2014 sports calendar.

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KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

July 1st, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who had been staying with a Kingsport acquaintance, and allegedly handed over the individual's "lost" credit cards as if she had found them, faces more than two dozen charges related to fraud and identity theft.

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Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

July 1st, 2014 11:42 am by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A hospital and a longtime friend say a man who was punched while refereeing an adult-league soccer match has died.

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NETWORKS board restructures

NETWORKS board restructures

July 1st, 2014 10:55 am by Rick Wagner

After a decade in business for business, Sullivan County's regional economic development effort is changing the way its board does business.

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Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

July 1st, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Only two cows were recovered during a Dec. 10, 2013 raid, but deputies did find more than an ounce of marijuana as well as a large quantity of Clonazepam, Subutex, Lortab pills, and a .25 caliber handgun.

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Regional addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

Regional addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

July 1st, 2014 7:57 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Addiction specialist Tom Reach spoke with state Rep. Tony Shipley of Kingsport and U.S. Rep. Phil Roe at the Watauga Recovery Center about the group's efforts to overcome the stigma attached to prescription treatment for opioid dependency.

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Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has overturned the conviction of an ex-NYPD police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

July 1st, 2014 7:32 am by Matthew Lane

A Sullivan County couple involved in a major drug trafficking ring in Northeast Tennessee and a scheme to file false tax returns with the stolen identities of Sullivan County inmates, were sentenced in federal court on Monday.

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