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2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting

2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting

January 12th, 2015 3:54 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

The officers were charged with murder Monday in the killing of a homeless man, a shooting that led to sometimes violent protests and a federal investigation into the city's police force.

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Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

January 12th, 2015 2:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A proposed tax-based incentive for private development of an "upscale" apartment complex in Bristol has not met with unbridled support from Sullivan County commissioners.

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Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

January 12th, 2015 1:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

The school's page is not going to be a free-for-all to exchange opinions and gripes. The information will only be flowing in one direction, with only four people posting for the system.

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Driver allegedly tries to kill SCSO officers

Driver allegedly tries to kill SCSO officers

January 12th, 2015 12:26 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly trying to run over an officer with his pickup truck, twice, and then plowing his vehicle into another deputy's squad car.

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Reader Poll: Ducks or Bucks? Who will be the first true national champ? Vote now!

Reader Poll: Ducks or Bucks? Who will be the first true national champ? Vote now!

January 12th, 2015 12:05 pm by Staff Report

Tonight, the Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks will meet in North Texas for the truest championship in the history of major college football. Before they kick off, cast your vote to tell us who you think will walk away with the title.

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Police name Kingsport shooting victims

Police name Kingsport shooting victims

January 12th, 2015 11:23 am by Rain Smith

An 18-year-old Kingsport man has been identified as the deceased victim of Friday night's shooting at a city apartment complex, with police saying his 23-year-old step-sister remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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Officers' gift spurs fund for car seats

Officers' gift spurs fund for car seats

January 12th, 2015 10:48 am by Matthew Lane

When a young expectant mother recently asked a Kingsport Police officer if the department could provide her with a car seat since she could not afford one herself, the answer was unfortunately "no."

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Sully schools bottom line predicted at $175-200M

Sully schools bottom line predicted at $175-200M

January 12th, 2015 8:37 am by Rick Wagner

The whole study process got underway after community pushback on a scenario proposed almost two years ago that would have closed either North or South and turned the other into a middle school.

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Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

January 12th, 2015 8:29 am by JOSH BOAK and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writers

Month after month, U.S. hiring keeps rising, and unemployment keeps falling. Eventually, pay and inflation are supposed to start surging in response. They're not happening.

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Dam good: Bays Mountain dam holding up well at nearly 100 years old

Dam good: Bays Mountain dam holding up well at nearly 100 years old

January 12th, 2015 8:24 am by Matthew Lane

The dam has held back 100 million to 140 million gallons of lake water for nearly 100 years and has done so with only two major repairs over the past century.

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