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Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

July 23rd, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

Following a rash of counterfeit money reports to Kingsport police, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has released images of a man who allegedly scammed a clerk with a phony $100 bill.

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Woman stages wedding so terminally ill Kingsport father can walk her down aisle

Woman stages wedding so terminally ill Kingsport father can walk her down aisle

July 23rd, 2014 11:00 am by Nick Shepherd

He placed his hand on her back and said something to her. They both smiled, and for a moment, a fleeting moment, they were able to forget. They forgot David had terminal cancer, they forgot he only has a few more months to live.

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Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

July 23rd, 2014 7:30 am by Staff Report

A Damascus, Va., woman is facing felony charges after her child, age 3, reportedly ingested methamphetamine which was left on a kitchen table, sitting on a plate.

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Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

July 23rd, 2014 7:13 am by Associated Press

Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the FBI.

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Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

July 23rd, 2014 6:54 am by Rain Smith

An argument between members of a construction crew staying at a Kingsport motel allegedly led to an attempted murder Tuesday night when police say an individual was stabbed while trying to defuse the altercation between his coworkers.

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US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

July 23rd, 2014 6:41 am by IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV, Associated Press

John Kerry landed in Tel Aviv despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban following a Hamas rocket near the airport the day before, reflecting his determination to achieve a cease-fire agreement between the warring sides.

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New decals speed up license plate renewals in Sullivan County

New decals speed up license plate renewals in Sullivan County

July 23rd, 2014 6:40 am by J. H. Osborne

Gone are the boxes of stickers that the clerk's staff used to have to keep track of, verify with each transaction, and hand-staple to each vehicle registration. Gone, too, is the arbitrary serial number each sticker used to bear.

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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

July 23rd, 2014 6:17 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

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Bluff City woman pleads guilty to false claims about a relative poisoning Tropicana products

Bluff City woman pleads guilty to false claims about a relative poisoning Tropicana products

July 23rd, 2014 5:00 am by Matthew Lane

Elizabeth Ann Carrier was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in July 2013. The one-count indictment charges her with falsely communicating reports of consumer tampering.

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Bailey says experience and training make him best choice for Hawkins mayor

Bailey says experience and training make him best choice for Hawkins mayor

July 22nd, 2014 11:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

Retired longtime Hawkins County school teacher and principal Melville Bailey is seeking his second term as Hawkins County mayor as the Republican nominee.

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