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Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested

Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested

June 27th, 2014 12:57 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Before a unanimous Supreme Court weighed in, the White House had brushed off claims that President Barack Obama was exceeding his executive authority as just so much grousing from frustrated partisans.

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Woman stomps cop's hat 'beyond use'

Woman stomps cop's hat 'beyond use'

June 27th, 2014 11:41 am by Rain Smith

While responding to a report of domestic violence on Riverview Road, a deputy spotted the intoxicated suspect walking along the roadway.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 6.27.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 6.27.14 - VIDEO

June 27th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Simon, Granny, Abbie, Angel, Micah, and Artie.

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Starnes: Hawkins BOE can't count on savings to get out of $4.5 million budget deficit

Starnes: Hawkins BOE can't count on savings to get out of $4.5 million budget deficit

June 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Thursday the evening the BOE received the preliminary figures which show deficit of $3.687 million in the general purpose fund, and a deficit of $795,000 in the transportation fund.

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Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

June 27th, 2014 6:58 am by STEVE KARNOWSKI and DINESH RAMDE, Associated Press

Steven M. Zelich is scheduled to appear in court in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon on two counts of hiding a corpse. Authorities say he met his victims online, bound and killed them and kept their bodies for months.

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Stokes lands with Memphis; Jordan McRae to Philadelphia

Stokes lands with Memphis; Jordan McRae to Philadelphia

June 27th, 2014 6:47 am by Ben Frederickson, GoVolsXtra

McRae and Stokes were the first UT teammates taken in the same NBA draft since Marcus Haislip and Vincent Yarbrough went in the first and second rounds, respectively, in 2002.

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Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

June 27th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's SWAT team trains in schools, churches, mountains, fields, urban setting, forests, and just about any other type of environment that can be found in this region. Add to that post-nuclear wasteland.

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Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

Chamber celebrates wins in Tenn. Legislature

June 27th, 2014 12:28 am by Hank Hayes

Catherine Glover, speaking before about 150 business leaders and elected officials at the Kingsport Farmers Market, pointed out no new business taxes made it through the legislature this year.

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Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for  DUI checkpoint

Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for DUI checkpoint

June 27th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department announced that the area-wide campaign will kick off locally with a DUI-sobriety checkpoint at the Tennessee-Virginia line on Lynn Garden Drive. The checkpoint will take place from 11:00 p.m. until 1 a.m.

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KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

June 26th, 2014 10:13 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a pair of laptop computers valued over $1,000 from a local retailer.

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