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KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

March 26th, 2015 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

An investigation into September's fatal head-on Stone Drive motorcycle crash has been concluded, with police saying the rider was intoxicated and traveling into oncoming traffic.

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

March 26th, 2015 11:43 am by Rain Smith

Exactly one year to the day since a Kingsport pharmacy was last held up by a man claiming to have a gun, police report narcotics were once again stolen from the same store on Wednesday, and in a nearly identical fashion.

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Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

March 26th, 2015 9:52 am by Stephen Igo

A Big Stone Gap man faces a 2nd degree murder charge following a fatal shooting on Wednesday. Police say many specific details of the incident could not be released Thursday morning because the matter is still under investigation.

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Opinion
It's senseless to ignore plight of thousands of uninsured Tennesseans

It's senseless to ignore plight of thousands of uninsured Tennesseans

March 26th, 2015 9:23 am by Editorial Board

Insure Tennessee deserves a vote on the floor of the Senate, and the House. And it deserves approval. It would be senseless for state lawmakers to throw that away and to ignore the plight of hundreds of thousands of uninsured state residents

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Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

March 26th, 2015 8:33 am by Heather Cook, community news contributor

Healthy Kingsport is a coalition of community partners whose mission is to create a community culture of healthy living by promoting awareness, influencing policy, and enhancing infrastructure.

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Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

March 26th, 2015 7:40 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

A former special education teacher charged with assaulting three students in his classroom at Jonesborough Middle School in 2013 pleaded no contest to two of the charges Wednesday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

March 26th, 2015 7:06 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

It's a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.

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Sports Sports Live
Hubbard rocks, Bears lineup rolls in win over Golden Raiders

Hubbard rocks, Bears lineup rolls in win over Golden Raiders

March 25th, 2015 10:43 pm by George Thwaites

Will Hubbard struck out four over five shutout innings and picked up his first win of the season as Union gollywhomped Sullivan North, 21-0 in non-conference action Wednesday.

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Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

March 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

The initiative was made possible through Food City's partnership with the "Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools" program, a special campaign sponsored by the United Fresh Produce Association.

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Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

March 25th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tonya Lynn Roller was arrested on drug related charges Saturday and Monday, and had a new theft charge pending Wednesday. It would be the 42nd time Roller has been booked into the Hawkins County Jail since 2001.

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