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Bigfoot blamed for Sullivan County disturbance

Bigfoot blamed for Sullivan County disturbance

December 9th, 2014 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 11 p.m. a man requested police at his residence off Bloomingdale Road, stating he had armed himself with a knife due to someone outside banging on the home.

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Update: Panthers' Newton sustains back fractures in crash

Update: Panthers' Newton sustains back fractures in crash

December 9th, 2014 2:02 pm by TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures to his lower back in a two-car crash Tuesday and will spend the night in the hospital, a team spokesman said Tuesday.

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Suspicious fire guts Kingsport home

Suspicious fire guts Kingsport home

December 9th, 2014 1:02 pm by Rain Smith

Authorities are investigating a late Monday night fire that destroyed a Sullivan County home, where residents reportedly offered "conflicting statements" about the blaze.

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Diesel spills into Kingsport creek

Diesel spills into Kingsport creek

December 9th, 2014 12:02 pm by Nick Shepherd

A call came in around 9:30 Tuesday morning about a diesel spill at Valero, 2729 N. John B. Dennis Highway. A driver was reportedly filling his truck with diesel fuel, placed the handle to the on position and went inside.

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Comic Book Man: Shop owner retiring after three decades

Comic Book Man: Shop owner retiring after three decades

December 9th, 2014 10:27 am by Matthew Lane

"I'm going to miss it a lot," Wayne Richardson said of the comic book business. "But you get to the point where, I've done this and I'm ready to move on. I'm excited about what's next, except I don't know what's next."

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Obama touting immigration measures in Tennessee

Obama touting immigration measures in Tennessee

December 9th, 2014 6:27 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The president plans to speak and take questions from the audience at an immigrant community center in Nashville called Casa Azafran. The White House says Obama will continue to urge Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.

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Hill meets with local county highway chiefs to discuss bridge funding changes

Hill meets with local county highway chiefs to discuss bridge funding changes

December 9th, 2014 12:05 am by Hank Hayes

Rep. Timothy Hill, R-Blountville, sponsored and passed legislation earlier this year to allow county highway departments to tap into their fund balances accrued in the state treasury for bridge repair or new bridge construction.

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State dismisses complaint about probation company

State dismisses complaint about probation company

December 8th, 2014 11:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

The complaint was filed in June by former Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis shortly after she was defeated in the May Republican primary by Randy Collier.

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Prep Results, from Monday, Dec. 8

Prep Results, from Monday, Dec. 8

December 8th, 2014 11:36 pm by staff

Monday's high school boys and girls basketball scores from Southwest Virginia.

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Police: Daughter's 911 plea prevents drunk mom  from driving away with children

Police: Daughter's 911 plea prevents drunk mom from driving away with children

December 8th, 2014 11:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Mary (Kelley) was unable to give me any information on her children or where she was," Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Michael Lipe said. "The children stated they were from Pennsylvania and were here visiting friends for the weekend."

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