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KPD awaits medical records in fatal I-81 crash

KPD awaits medical records in fatal I-81 crash

January 6th, 2015 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

Investigation continues into a weekend crash that killed two people on Interstate 81 in Kingsport, with police saying circumstances of the fiery wreck have temporarily delayed the victims from being publicly identified.

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Who owns the heat? Va. AG answers Wise official's query

Who owns the heat? Va. AG answers Wise official's query

January 6th, 2015 11:39 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — Virginia surface property owners hold ownership of geothermal resources, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring asserts in an opinion sought by Wise County Clerk of Courts Clerk J. Jack Kennedy.

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Update: SCSO deputy shares credit in rescue from burning home

Update: SCSO deputy shares credit in rescue from burning home

January 6th, 2015 9:34 am by Rain Smith

An elderly Bluff City man sustained only minor injuries after being trapped on the roof of his burning home, thanks to a deputy who guided him off by flashlight and then — with the assistance of witnesses — broke his fall to safety.

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ALDI reveals opening dates for Kingsport, JC stores

ALDI reveals opening dates for Kingsport, JC stores

January 6th, 2015 8:26 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Company officials and employees will be on-hand to distribute gift certificates to the first 100 customers and will take names for a sweepstakes that could provide the winner with a year's supply of produce.

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Snow expected for much of U.S., then bitter cold

Snow expected for much of U.S., then bitter cold

January 6th, 2015 8:08 am by Associated Press

A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.

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Let's Talk! to provide conduit for comments and questions about Sullivan County schools

Let's Talk! to provide conduit for comments and questions about Sullivan County schools

January 6th, 2015 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Communications platform to go live Friday, Jan. 9, at Sullivan school system website,

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Flu-id situation:  Sullivan County schools to reopen Wednesday  — probably

Flu-id situation: Sullivan County schools to reopen Wednesday — probably

January 5th, 2015 11:11 pm by Rick Wagner

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said he would be weighing various factors — including the flu and the weather — in making any decisions to call off school on what would be the first day of the second half of the school year.

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13-year-old shot in Scott County hunting accident

13-year-old shot in Scott County hunting accident

January 5th, 2015 9:30 pm by Staff Report

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is investigating a hunting accident that happened over the weekend in Scott County.

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Suspected drugged driver stopped with small children in truck

Suspected drugged driver stopped with small children in truck

January 5th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He said a lady had given him some pills in Washington County (Va.), and he was so messed up he kicked the lady out of the truck with his 4-year-old son and made them walk in the rain," Alley told the Times-News Monday.

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America no longer land of the free

America no longer land of the free

January 5th, 2015 8:00 pm by Letters to the Editor

In this brave new world, calling Tennessee the Volunteer State has become a quaint anachronism. Truth and morality, justice and injustice are now defined by the state.

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