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Updated with new photos: Tractor-trailer fire shuts down ramp between I-81 and I-26

June 17th, 2014 2:50 pm by Ned Jilton

A tractor-trailer fire has shut down the exit ramp from Interstate 81 to Interstate 26 heading toward Kingsport.

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Couple found passed out at Pal's charged with drug possession

Couple found passed out at Pal's charged with drug possession

June 17th, 2014 1:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill couple who allegedly passed out while eating lunch are facing drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in US custody

Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in US custody

June 17th, 2014 12:35 pm by JULIE PACE and LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Until now, no one had been arrested in the attack in which a group of militants set fire to the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. The Obama administration has come under criticism from Republicans for being unable to apprehend those responsible.

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KPD: Pedestrian steals pickup to beat the heat

KPD: Pedestrian steals pickup to beat the heat

June 17th, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been charged with stealing an automobile from a city car wash, allegedly offering the excuse that she "got hot and didn't want to walk anymore."

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Our 'Vintage Junkie' discusses Glass Cloche or Bell Jar Displays

Our 'Vintage Junkie' discusses Glass Cloche or Bell Jar Displays

June 17th, 2014 11:36 am by Melissa Baskette

Formed from a solid piece of glass in the shape of a dome, cloches were first used in Italy in the early 1600s as a covering for garden plants to prevent frost damage and to promote early growth.

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Kentucky students to attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center

Kentucky students to attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center

June 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

A contingent of Jenkins, Ky. students will attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center beginning with the new school year in August, officials in both school divisions have confirmed.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

June 17th, 2014 8:58 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

After months of buzz surrounding the anticipated opening of the Asheville-based restaurant, the parent company's principals and local officials cut the ribbon on the 225-seat eatery, finally throwing the doors wide for hungry diners.

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Rhododendron the star of annual Roan festival

Rhododendron the star of annual Roan festival

June 17th, 2014 8:32 am by Entertainment Staff

Each June, visitors flock to Roan Mountain to marvel at one of Mother Nature's most colorful performances.

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GM recalls 3.4 million vehicles

GM recalls 3.4 million vehicles

June 17th, 2014 8:18 am by By Nathan Bomey, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

The scope of General Motors Co.'s ignition-switch crisis more than doubled Monday as the company recalled for another 3.4 million vehicles plagued by a similar defect that can result in stalling and disruption of electrical power.

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State trooper faces rape, domestic assault charges

State trooper faces rape, domestic assault charges

June 17th, 2014 8:12 am by Associated Press

According to the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper William Hobbs was placed on leave after he was arrested over the weekend in Hohenwald.

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