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Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

July 21st, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman is facing numerous charges after allegedly pouring a bottle of liquor on her daughter, ripping off the other woman's shirt and attempting to choke her with it, then biting an officer after she was pepper sprayed.

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Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

July 21st, 2014 4:15 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Gov. Rick Perry, a vocal critic of the White House's response to the surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally, plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.

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Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

July 21st, 2014 3:55 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

A Johnson City man was arrested this weekend after a Kingsport woman said he abducted her, beat her and pushed her out of a moving vehicle.

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Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

July 21st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

Following eight additional reports of fake money over the weekend, Kingsport police are now offering several tips for revealing phony bills, while noting that detector pens won't alert to some counterfeiting techniques being deployed.

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The hot seat: Ivester, Hughes, Reed contest District 4 Sullivan BOE slot

The hot seat: Ivester, Hughes, Reed contest District 4 Sullivan BOE slot

July 21st, 2014 2:17 pm by Rick Wagner

In the only contested county BOE race of three this year, incumbent Robyn Ivester of Piney Flats and challengers Michael Hughes of the Bluff City area and Bruce Reed of the Blountville area are seeking the District 4 BOE seat in the Aug. 7 election.

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3 teens held in Albuquerque homeless killings

3 teens held in Albuquerque homeless killings

July 21st, 2014 1:20 pm by Associated Press

Then the trio allegedly used various objects to attack the men, including cinder blocks. According to the 15-year-old, they all took turns picking up cinder blocks over their heads and smashing them into the men's faces more than 10 times.

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Former Tennessee state worker charged with food stamp fraud

Former Tennessee state worker charged with food stamp fraud

July 21st, 2014 1:18 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say Timbs tampered with government records and created at least 40 false accounts with more than $150,000 in benefits, including some exchanged for cash and drugs.

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Mumpower has PAC money advantage over Harrell in trustee race

Mumpower has PAC money advantage over Harrell in trustee race

July 21st, 2014 12:59 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Alicia (Mrs. Jason) Mumpower is getting big bucks to fund her campaign to unseat Sullivan County Trustee Frances Harrell in the Aug. 7 county general election.

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Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

July 21st, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to steal a home theater, air compressor and two pairs of blue jeans is what reportedly led to the serious injury of a Rogersville man, who fell from an approximately 50-foot-high cliff while fleeing a Kingsport Walmart.

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UPDATED: Naming names: City, school leaders to pool BOE nominees

UPDATED: Naming names: City, school leaders to pool BOE nominees

July 21st, 2014 11:34 am by Rick Wagner

City and school leaders hope to come up with appointees for two vacant school board seats Monday. Failing that, they at least hope to narrow the list of prospects so that appointments can be voted on by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Aug. 5.

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