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Blountville sex offender charged in rape of dog

Blountville sex offender charged in rape of dog

November 13th, 2014 1:02 pm by Rain Smith

A Blountville man previously convicted of sexual battery faces new charges in Southwest Virginia, where he allegedly penetrated a dog with a mixer attachment — inflicting injuries that required surgery — and left behind DNA evidence.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 11.13.14 - VIDEO

November 13th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Colt, Roxy, Daphne, Esther, and Luke. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Beautiful music: DKA planning rollout of painted pianos throughout downtown

Beautiful music: DKA planning rollout of painted pianos throughout downtown

November 13th, 2014 10:49 am by Matthew Lane

Painted pianos, as forms of public art, are coming to the street corners of downtown Kingsport. Beethoven and Mozart would proud.

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Holston Valley middle closing early

Holston Valley middle closing early

November 13th, 2014 10:07 am by Staff reports

Holston Valley Middle School is closing today at 10:30 due to a water line break.

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Annual Johnia Berry Holiday Toy Drive continues through Dec. 5

Annual Johnia Berry Holiday Toy Drive continues through Dec. 5

November 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The drive kicked off Nov. 4 and continues through Dec.5. Specially-marked collection containers are located at area Food City locations throughout the Tri-Cities.

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Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

November 13th, 2014 8:50 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday that the average price of gasoline in the U.S. will be 44-cents lower that previously expected.

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'Everybody liked Mike' — Colleagues remember judge, former senator

'Everybody liked Mike' — Colleagues remember judge, former senator

November 13th, 2014 8:29 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — For everything Mike Faulk accomplished in his life, the people who knew him best believed the best was yet to come.

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Community Sunday Stories
A Life Well Lived: Peyton Flanary - 'the boy with the red bandana' - continues to change lives

A Life Well Lived: Peyton Flanary - 'the boy with the red bandana' - continues to change lives

November 13th, 2014 6:00 am by Katherine Scoggins

Kind. Funny. Godly. These are some of the words used to describe Peyton Flanary, a young man who lost his life in an automobile accident last December. He was just 16, but in his short life, Peyton accomplished important work far beyond his years.

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Roe: It's up to Obama to work with GOP-led Congress

Roe: It's up to Obama to work with GOP-led Congress

November 13th, 2014 12:04 am by Hank Hayes

Roe, who last week was elected to a fourth term serving Northeast Tennessee's 1st Congressional District, said Republicans will make moves to alter the Affordable Care Act.

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Sports
Same security measures planned for second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett game

Same security measures planned for second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett game

November 12th, 2014 11:18 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Science Hill will host Dobyns-Bennett Friday in the second round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs. With each school boasting a student body of more than 2,000 students, the playoff game will likely be sold out.

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