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SCSO charges volunteers with theft from rescue squad

SCSO charges volunteers with theft from rescue squad

February 9th, 2015 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

One suspect was an active member when the fuel card was stolen from South Holston Rescue Squad, while the other was a former volunteer.

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Final exams: Hawkins panel votes to change autopsy provider

Final exams: Hawkins panel votes to change autopsy provider

February 9th, 2015 1:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

All other things being equal, some Hawkins County commissioners said Friday they're willing to switch from East Tennessee State University to Knox County for autopsy services to save an estimated $170,000 over the course of four years.

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Kingsport man accused of breaking infant's bones

Kingsport man accused of breaking infant's bones

February 9th, 2015 1:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - The boyfriend of an infant's guardian was arrested last week and accused of breaking arms, legs and ribs of a child who was less than six months old, along with biting the baby.

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Opinion
Letters: U.S. will soon be United States Socialist Republic

Letters: U.S. will soon be United States Socialist Republic

February 9th, 2015 9:31 am by Letters to the Editor

If minimum wage is raised, then all wages should be raised by the same percent. This won't work and before long, soon all will be working for the government with no pay but taken care of from the cradle to the grave.

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Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

February 9th, 2015 8:37 am by Associated Press

They were arrested after their son called police last July and told them he was chained by his ankle to the wall in his bedroom at the home. Investigators say the boy was wearing clothes soaked in urine and he had multiple scars.

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Multi-purpose sports facility comes to downtown Kingsport

Multi-purpose sports facility comes to downtown Kingsport

February 9th, 2015 8:30 am by Hank Hayes

In addition to basketball tourneys, they hope to do events with indoor soccer, volleyball, wrestling, corporate outings and birthday parties. They will also rent courts out by the hour for practice space. And they have concessions inside the building.

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Bi-annual musical donates funds to vets memorial

Bi-annual musical donates funds to vets memorial

February 9th, 2015 8:07 am by Matthew Lane

Kingpsort leaders have announced plans to have Phase 2 of the memorial completed in time for Nov. 11 - Veterans Day - with financing getting a big boost from a $5,000 donation by the Liberty Celebration.

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State of the county: Sullivan Mayor talks about area's challenges, opportunities

State of the county: Sullivan Mayor talks about area's challenges, opportunities

February 9th, 2015 7:56 am by Rick Wagner

"We're trying to restore confidence ," said Richard Venable, four months into a four-year term. "The public lost confidence at every (governmental) level."

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States look to tax e-cigarettes

States look to tax e-cigarettes

February 9th, 2015 7:40 am by By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org (TNS)

With an eye on the twin concerns of public health and raising revenue, Utah is one of many states considering taxing electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that deliver vaporized nicotine and provide the look and feel of smoking .

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Entertainment
Sam Smith wins four Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

Sam Smith wins four Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

February 8th, 2015 11:57 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

LOS ANGELES - Sam Smith was the king of the Grammys, taking home three of the top four awards, including song and record of the year for "Stay With Me," and best new artist, while Beck won album of the year.

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