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JC man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

JC man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

January 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Connie McCall agreed to plead guilty to production of child pornography by a parent in February 2014 and to testify against her husband at his trial.

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Letters: Pain medication law hurts innocent

Letters: Pain medication law hurts innocent

January 13th, 2015 7:45 pm by Letters to the Editor

They paint a picture that may not be necessarily true. However, I do know this law is punishing the innocent. This is another example of a law passed because of a minority that punishes the law-abiding majority.This is an example of Big Brother at its bes

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Police fear missing Kingsport couple are endangered

Police fear missing Kingsport couple are endangered

January 13th, 2015 2:57 pm by Rain Smith

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a couple whose last known whereabouts date back nearly a week, though their vehicle was later located abandoned in Carter County.

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Opinion: There's another rea$on it's referred to as 'green energy'

Opinion: There's another rea$on it's referred to as 'green energy'

January 13th, 2015 2:44 pm by Editorial Board

Green energy is not economically competitive with fossil fuels like natural gas. The estimated levelized cost of new generation from the U.S. Department of Energy is $80 per megawatt hour for wind, $90 for coal and $65 for natural gas.

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Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

January 13th, 2015 2:43 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders paid lip service to the notion of bipartisanship in their first meeting of the year, but neither side gave ground on GOP priorities that have been met with veto threats from the White House.

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Tennessee lawmakers convene 109th General Assembly

Tennessee lawmakers convene 109th General Assembly

January 13th, 2015 2:22 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Rep. Beth Harwell of Nashville and Sen. Ron Ramsey of Blountville were re-elected as speakers of the House and Senate, while about 60 abortion rights protesters outside shouted into a bullhorn, banged drums and chanted.

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Burglars strike Kingsport armored service

Burglars strike Kingsport armored service

January 13th, 2015 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

Burglars reportedly broke windows to enter a Kingsport armored vehicle service early Tuesday morning, making away as alarms sounded with a large amount of cash.

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Shoplifter snags 70 items en route to felony

Shoplifter snags 70 items en route to felony

January 13th, 2015 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

Walmart security personnel called police to the store on Fort Henry Drive, where a woman had loaded a buggy with $1,100 worth of DVDs, cough syrup, red bull, duct tape and men's thermal underwear.

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Getting ahead of the curve: VDOT hearing on Wadlow Gap improvements set for today

Getting ahead of the curve: VDOT hearing on Wadlow Gap improvements set for today

January 13th, 2015 10:43 am by Marci Gore

Route 224 carries traffic from the Scott County area of Virginia to the Sullivan County/Kingsport area of Tennessee. VDOT estimates more than 8,000 vehicles per day use this route.

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Police blew door off JC hotel room to reach murder suspect

Police blew door off JC hotel room to reach murder suspect

January 13th, 2015 9:45 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Johnson City police used explosives to blow a hotel room open just before a man suspected of killing a Kingsport teenager and wounding the teen's sister killed himself over the weekend.

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