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Victim jailed for bogus stabbing report

Victim jailed for bogus stabbing report

April 15th, 2015 3:44 pm by Rain Smith

A stabbing victim who allegedly lied about being attacked outside of a Kingsport convenience store has turned himself in to police, though an investigation into where, why and how the assault actually occurred is continuing.

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Crash off Kingsport bridge kills truck driver

Crash off Kingsport bridge kills truck driver

April 15th, 2015 2:29 pm by Rain Smith

One month after crashing his tractor trailer off an Interstate 81 bridge in Kingsport, an Oregon man has died from injuries sustained in the 50-foot fall to railroad tracks below.

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Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

April 15th, 2015 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police report that their suspect, Paul Henry Robinson, 56, returned to the scene with singed hair and skin, prompting a trip to the police department for further questioning.

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If you're going to test students for drugs, it should be random

If you're going to test students for drugs, it should be random

April 15th, 2015 12:16 pm by Editorial Board

If districts drug test any students, they should test all students and not base it on whether some students seek out a privilege such as competing in sports. And all schools should be doing random drug testing of students.

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Update: Kingsport Town Center reopens after bomb threat

Update: Kingsport Town Center reopens after bomb threat

April 15th, 2015 11:52 am by Staff Report

The Kingsport Town Center on Fort Henry Drive closed at 11:30 Wednesday morning, with a mall official saying it will remain evacuated until 2 p.m. due to an "emergency."

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KPD: Shoe thief assaults woman outside mall

KPD: Shoe thief assaults woman outside mall

April 15th, 2015 11:03 am by Rain Smith

A man who recently shoplifted shoes from the Kingsport Town Center garnered more serious charges in the parking lot, according to police, as he attacked female employee who attempted to thwart the theft.

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Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of 1st-degree murder

April 15th, 2015 10:27 am by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

A Massachusetts jury on Wednesday found Aaron Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013. Lloyd was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. He was found shot six times less than a mile from Hernandez's home.

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A Life Well Lived: Lee County native Charlie Province led by quiet example

A Life Well Lived: Lee County native Charlie Province led by quiet example

April 15th, 2015 10:00 am by Debra McCown

It wasn't until after Charlie Province passed away that many of the good deeds he carried out during his lifetime were revealed ~ even to his family. And he wouldn't have had it any other way.

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'Puttin' up' - Home canning a tradition that's worth preserving

'Puttin' up' - Home canning a tradition that's worth preserving

April 15th, 2015 9:30 am by Lucas Hobbs, community columnist

Past generations, including most all of my family, routinely kept gardens and preserved their harvest. Two years ago, I decided to learn how to continue our family tradition of canning food, or "puttin' up," and continued this last Thanksgiving.

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Tenn. lawmakers to restart debate on Bible as official book

Tenn. lawmakers to restart debate on Bible as official book

April 15th, 2015 8:45 am by Associated Press

Tennessee House members are preparing for another run Wednesday at making the Bible the official book of Tennessee. Time ran out on a raucous debate Tuesday about whether the measure would run afoul of the state and federal constitutions.

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