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This week in crime

This week in crime

January 10th, 2015 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a Sullivan County grand jury indicting 20, a hit and run suspect nabbed, a former prison guard sentenced for accepting bribes and a teen on a New Year's crime spree.

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UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal crash on Rock Springs Road

UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal crash on Rock Springs Road

January 10th, 2015 11:35 am by Nick Shepherd

The release stated that at this time it appeared the vehicle was traveling south along Rock Springs Road at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and ran off the left side of the road, where it struck a utility pole and overturned.

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Local officials seek gas tax hike

Local officials seek gas tax hike

January 10th, 2015 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee's 21.4-cent gas tax has not gone up in more than 20 years, and Tri-Cities local elected officials insisted per gallon tax revenue for maintenance and construction has declined as vehicles become more efficient.

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Opinion: Congress should work to rein in rogue president

Opinion: Congress should work to rein in rogue president

January 10th, 2015 10:16 am by Editorial Board

The message American voters sent last November was a rejection of Obama and his policies and a mandate for Republicans to end gridlock and get things done. They should invite Democrats to join them in having at it.

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Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

January 10th, 2015 10:03 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Republicans in Congress and a state supreme court have thrown the political hot potato known as Keystone XL straight back onto President Barack Obama's lap.

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Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

January 10th, 2015 10:01 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press; DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Some of Missouri's top leaders tried unsuccessfully to pressure Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson to resign after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, interviews with several elected officials and newly released records show.

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Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

January 10th, 2015 10:00 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

The drones are coming. Not as flying deliverymen that bring diapers, books or soup cans to your home, a vision put forth by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to much fanfare a little more than a year ago.

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Folks You Should Know: Ralph Burrell earned a Silver Star for 'gallantry in action'

Folks You Should Know: Ralph Burrell earned a Silver Star for 'gallantry in action'

January 10th, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

Imagine being away from your family during the holidays and your mission is to take other people away from their families, forever. That is the face of war and it's exactly what Kingsport's Ralph Burrell was forced to do when he earned a Silver Star.

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Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

January 10th, 2015 9:43 am by Nick Shepherd

A Church Hill man who killed one person at a Kingsport apartment complex and left another with life threatening injuries committed suicide as police closed in to take him into custody.

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Lady Falcons halt Lady Hilltoppers' Big 7 streak

Lady Falcons halt Lady Hilltoppers' Big 7 streak

January 10th, 2015 2:13 am by Trey Williams, NET News Service

James Madison signee Savannah Felgemacher scored 18 points while helping Volunteer end Science Hill's 56-game regular-season winning streak with a 40-37 upset Friday night at Volunteer.

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