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New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

New Year's revelers urged to follow firework rules

December 30th, 2014 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Fireworks are allowed in unincorporated parts of Sullivan County and Bluff City between the hours of 2 p.m. and midnight. Kingsport and Bristol do not allow fireworks within the city limits.

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KPD seeks man who stole donations for sick child

KPD seeks man who stole donations for sick child

December 30th, 2014 9:16 pm by Staff report

A tall white male with long hair emptied a collection jar containing an estimated $200 at a Kingsport business earlier this month.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Cherokee vs. Chuckey-Doak, NPB Holiday Classic

December 30th, 2014 8:58 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Tuesday night's championship game between Cherokee and Chuckey-Doak in the New Peoples Bank Holiday Classic at Sullivan North High School in Kingsport.

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Titans must decide if Mettenberger can be their QB

Titans must decide if Mettenberger can be their QB

December 30th, 2014 8:15 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Zach Mettenberger thinks he is the answer to the Titans' quarterback problem, not Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston. The Titans have four months to decide if they agree.

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Scrapbook Showcase: A Bright Future

December 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features graduates from the Accelerated BSN Program at ETSU's College of Nursing. It was submitted by Christa Johnson.

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Two-year-old fatally shoots his mom in Idaho Wal-Mart

Two-year-old fatally shoots his mom in Idaho Wal-Mart

December 30th, 2014 7:06 pm by Associated Press

The woman, whose identity was not released, had a concealed weapons permit. Police said the young boy was left in a shopping cart, reached into the victim's purse and grabbed a small-caliber handgun, which discharged one time.

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Why didn't NYC cops taze Garner?

Why didn't NYC cops taze Garner?

December 30th, 2014 7:00 pm by Letters to the Editor

I'm guessing one officer didn't like the man's refusal to obey orders, so a choke hold was quickly applied even though "the criminal" had backed away saying, "Please don't touch me."

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The Little Engine That Could: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library earns national 'Best Practices in Literacy' award

The Little Engine That Could: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library earns national 'Best Practices in Literacy' award

December 30th, 2014 5:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The organization is dedicated to the monthly distribution of free, age-appropriate books to all children from birth to age 5 who are enrolled in the program.

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E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

December 30th, 2014 4:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10:30 p.m.Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Funk was dispatched to the emergency room of the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital — for the second time — due to Willis Danny Gunno causing a disturbance.

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Congressman calls speaking to white supremacist group a 'mistake'

Congressman calls speaking to white supremacist group a 'mistake'

December 30th, 2014 3:57 pm by By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Reports have surfaced that House majority whip Steve Scalise spoke at a 2002 convention of the European American Unity and Rights Organization, when he was a Louisiana state lawmaker. The group was founded by David Duke.

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