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DUI arrest-related charges against Ainge dropped

DUI arrest-related charges against Ainge dropped

July 18th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Former New York Jets and University of Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge on Friday had all charges against him from last summer's DUI arrest dropped.

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Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

July 18th, 2014 4:59 pm by Staff Report

According to Fun Fest officials, the weather is continuing to force changes in the schedule and the location of various events.

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Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

July 18th, 2014 3:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

Abernathy doesn't sound like the stereotypical drug addict. He served four years in the Marine Corps and then spent 16 years working in law enforcement. On the surface, it may have looked like he had everything together, he didn't.

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Jaxon's Story: Family and friends seeking answers  as child battles puzzling disease

Jaxon's Story: Family and friends seeking answers as child battles puzzling disease

July 18th, 2014 2:29 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The entire Clendenin family - from primary caregiver mom to supporting father to big brother Carter who helps Jaxon when he's having trouble walking or verbalizing his needs - has been on this long, weary road with Jaxon, and the future is uncertain.

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KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

July 18th, 2014 1:46 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has allegedly filed a false kidnapping report against a woman who had just bonded him out of jail but then booted him from her vehicle after learning he intended to skip court.

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Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

July 18th, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

At 1:30 a.m., central dispatch was alerted to a suspicious man near an apartment complex on Highway 75 in Blountville. According to a 911 caller, the individual was talking to himself.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.18.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 7.18.14 - VIDEO

July 18th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Roxy, Joker, Jasper, Buster, Brownie, and Binky.

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Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

July 18th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are alerting shoppers and businesses alike to counterfeit money that's flowing throughout the city — with approximately a dozen reports in the past week — saying that some of the phony cash is even received from bank tellers and ATMs.

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Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

July 18th, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Report

The two suspects recently caught on a home security camera could be connected to a rash of burglaries in the area, according to police.

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Risk of earthquake increased for one-third of US

Risk of earthquake increased for one-third of US

July 18th, 2014 7:00 am by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

The USGS updated its national seismic hazard maps for the first time since 2008, taking into account a surprise 2011 Virginia temblor. Parts of 16 states have the highest risk for earthquakes, including Tennessee.

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