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CIA interrogation report produced two major lies

CIA interrogation report produced two major lies

December 16th, 2014 2:41 pm by Editorial Board

The sky was falling in Congress last week over a bogus report — the last gasp of a Democratic Senate committee fired by voters last month — that had Democrats railing about a "stain" on America and Republicans gnashing teeth over a nation at new risk.

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Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

December 16th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

Employees at the West Stone Drive location reported a man "causing a disturbance throughout the store...throwing items off the shelves."

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Defense, tourism among winners in spending bill

Defense, tourism among winners in spending bill

December 16th, 2014 1:07 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The measure extends its reach into every corner of government, from $5.4 billion to battle Ebola and another $5 billion to fight Islamic State militants, to funding for medical research and funding for subsidies to airlines serving rural airports.

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Lee County drug roundup targets 43 suspects

Lee County drug roundup targets 43 suspects

December 16th, 2014 12:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

The charges were the result of a nearly year-long investigation using informants, according to police, with most of the arrests resulting from direct hand-to-hand drug buys.

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Blountville man sentenced to life for 2011 murder

Blountville man sentenced to life for 2011 murder

December 16th, 2014 11:27 am by Jeff Bobo

Bryant Jackson Harris stood trial Oct. 27-28 accused of shooting his brother-in- law, Jeffery O. Smith, on July 21, 2011 at a residence in the Hawkins County section of Kingsport.

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Kingsport Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' offers break from hectic holiday pace

Kingsport Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' offers break from hectic holiday pace

December 16th, 2014 10:45 am by Carmen Musick

Kingsport Ballet will present "The Nutcracker," Dec. 19-21, at Northeast State's Wellmont Performing Arts Center. It marks the first time in more than a decade that the production hasn't taken place during the first weekend in December.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Autumn at Oz

December 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features photos from the annual Autumn at Oz Festival. It was submitted by Tina Grubb of Church Hill.

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Start on the right foot: First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel offers healthy break from TV on New Year's Day

Start on the right foot: First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel offers healthy break from TV on New Year's Day

December 16th, 2014 8:50 am by Marci Gore

"Some people like to watch football all day, but, for those who would like a break from the TV, we provide another option," said Megan Krager, Natural Tunnel's education specialist.

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Mom arrested after abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

Mom arrested after abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

December 16th, 2014 8:37 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County mother allegedly bolted out the back door of a house, leaving two children behind, when police came to investigate a single vehicle accident near Rogersville earlier this month.

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Second-half offensive explosion carries Indians past Vikings

Second-half offensive explosion carries Indians past Vikings

December 16th, 2014 12:39 am by Zack Vance

Trailing 31-25 at halftime, Dobyns-Bennett (7-3, 2-1) exploded in the second half, outscoring Tennessee High 48-21 to gain a 73-52 Big 7 Conference victory in front of the home crowd.

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