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Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

August 4th, 2014 10:17 am by NET News Service

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Saturday after he tried to steal a woman's purse, injured her grandson and grabbed another child's groin in an incident at a Johnson City Walmart, police said.

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Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

August 4th, 2014 9:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in the basement of his grandmother's home has been arrested in Hawkins County.

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Comptroller spokesman: Audits can't reliably detect trustee's poor management

Comptroller spokesman: Audits can't reliably detect trustee's poor management

August 4th, 2014 9:41 am by J. H. Osborne

A spokesman for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury told the Times-News last week that the state's audits of county governments' finances can't be relied on to identify poor management or waste in county government.

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Video and photos: Church Hill community garden using record yield to feed the needy

Video and photos: Church Hill community garden using record yield to feed the needy - VIDEO

August 4th, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Disadvantaged families throughout eastern Hawkins County have had fresh produce in their cupboards throughout the summer thanks to six volunteers who are maintaining 37 raised beds in the Church Hill Senior Center Garden.

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K-Mets strand 11 in 4-0 loss to Mariners

K-Mets strand 11 in 4-0 loss to Mariners

August 3rd, 2014 10:46 pm by Staff Report

Estarlyn Morales smacked a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning for Pulaski, and the Mariners shut out the Kingsport Mets on Sunday in Appalachian League action at Calfee Park.

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Education consultant addresses Kingsport officials about charter schools, other issues

Education consultant addresses Kingsport officials about charter schools, other issues

August 3rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

He said the U.S. education system does well with two over-arching goals, leaving no child behind while "putting my child ahead of yours," or equity vs. equity."

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Police say drunk woman got in cruiser with officers inside

Police say drunk woman got in cruiser with officers inside

August 3rd, 2014 6:19 pm by Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police say a drunken woman tried to drive away in an unmarked police car — with two officers still inside.

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WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

August 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

Men dressed in old-time overalls start balky engines with a hard pull down on propellers. Bulko blows kisses to the crowd on takeoff and chases a doppelganger of the Fokker triplane that was piloted by Manfred von Richthofen (aka the Red Baron).

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Turks & Caicos, south Bahamas buffeted by Bertha

Turks & Caicos, south Bahamas buffeted by Bertha

August 3rd, 2014 5:36 pm by VIVIAN TYSON, Associated Press

Tropical Storm Bertha was moving over the Turks & Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas on Sunday after emerging from the Dominican Republic.

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Lake Erie's algae woes began building a decade ago

Lake Erie's algae woes began building a decade ago

August 3rd, 2014 5:18 pm by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

TOLEDO, Ohio — The toxins that contaminated the drinking water supply of 400,000 people in northwest Ohio didn't just suddenly appear.

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