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Kingsport man tries to avoid police by hiding in laundry

Kingsport man tries to avoid police by hiding in laundry

June 10th, 2014 9:51 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man who attempted to elude police by hiding in a laundry basket and covering himself with clothes was tased after he also tried to resist arrest, according to a police report.

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Reaching for H. O. P. E. from rock bottom

Reaching for H. O. P. E. from rock bottom

June 10th, 2014 8:53 am by Nick Shepherd

In 1995, she had the picture-perfect life. She was married with two kids, had a new car, new home and had just graduated from nursing school. But an unhappy marriage started Benfield on a path a lot of Americans take — addiction.

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'Summer in the Park' Warriors' Path offers family friendly fun

'Summer in the Park' Warriors' Path offers family friendly fun

June 10th, 2014 8:47 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Park program staff, which includes Silver and two summer interns, offer activities that are family friendly and appeal to a wide range of ages.

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Tennessee Dems hire abortion amendment staffer

Tennessee Dems hire abortion amendment staffer

June 10th, 2014 8:41 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Democratic Party has hired a new staffer to work against a proposed constitutional amendment to give lawmakers more power to regulate abortion in the state.

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Clinton: Benghazi probes 'more of a reason to run'

Clinton: Benghazi probes 'more of a reason to run'

June 10th, 2014 8:39 am by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton said in an interview Monday that she feels emboldened to run for president because of Republican criticism of her handling of the deadly 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

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Kilgore disputes charges of job 'deal' for Puckett

Kilgore disputes charges of job 'deal' for Puckett

June 10th, 2014 12:32 am by Wes Bunch

A day after resigning his position in the General Assembly, Sen. Phillip Puckett withdrew his name from consideration Monday for a high-level position on the Virginia Tobacco Commission.

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Couple nabbed with drugs, guns at Rogersville motorcycle shop sentenced

Couple nabbed with drugs, guns at Rogersville motorcycle shop sentenced

June 9th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Texas couple who were arrested last year with marijuana, pills, and guns during a raid on the famous Amen Chassis Works near Rogersville were each sentenced to six years Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court.

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Union officials blame escape attempt at Lee federal prison on staffing shortage

Union officials blame escape attempt at Lee federal prison on staffing shortage

June 9th, 2014 11:02 pm by Wes Bunch

PENNINGTON GAP — The labor union representing employees at the United State Penitentiary-Lee County is blaming budget cuts for a recent escape attempt involving two inmates housed at the high-security facility.

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Kingsport man charged in alleged attack, chase

Kingsport man charged in alleged attack, chase

June 9th, 2014 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man is facing numerous charges including attempted second degree murder for allegedly "pistol whipping" his girlfriend Saturday evening, attempting to shoot her, and then leading police on a high-speed chase.

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Wine-in-grocery-stores advocates launch effort to include issue on Nov. 4 ballot

Wine-in-grocery-stores advocates launch effort to include issue on Nov. 4 ballot

June 9th, 2014 8:57 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Wine-in-grocery-stores (WIGS) advocates formally kicked off their petition drives Monday to get WIGS referendum measures on the November 4 election ballot all across Tennessee.

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