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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend!

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! - VIDEO

March 13th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's (3.13.14) adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter.

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Winter takes another shot at the region

Winter takes another shot at the region

March 13th, 2014 10:53 am by Stephen Igo

WISE - The latest cold weather front featured blustery winds, plummeting temperatures and, by Wednesday evening, more snow over an area that's had plenty this winter season, particularly Wise and Dickenson counties.

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Man arrested in Kingsport assault, police pursuit and crash

Man arrested in Kingsport assault, police pursuit and crash

March 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Rain Smith

A domestic assault in the bathroom and bar of a Kingsport restaurant spiraled into a pair of police pursuits on Wednesday, with the suspect eventually apprehended after crashing into a tree along the Greenbelt several hours later.

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Seeing green: Concerts, murder mystery, scavenger hunt among St. Patrick's Day events

Seeing green: Concerts, murder mystery, scavenger hunt among St. Patrick's Day events

March 13th, 2014 8:13 am by Entertainment Staff

You might need a little luck of the Irish to spot a four-leaf clover, but you won't have to look hard to find any number of St. Patrick's Day-related events happening around the region.

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House panel considers Internet sales tax compromise

House panel considers Internet sales tax compromise

March 13th, 2014 7:46 am by By Daniel Rothberg, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

Seeking to end the battle over the collection of sales taxes for online purchases, the House Judiciary Committee debated possible compromises that included two ideas to tax Internet sales based on the retailer's home state, rather than the buyer's.

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Tennessee looking to Cherokee robotics class as example for state

Tennessee looking to Cherokee robotics class as example for state

March 13th, 2014 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Tennessee Department of Education will be looking at Cherokee High School's robotics class as it develops a high school robotics curriculum for use across the state.

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Kingsport woman pleads guilty to conspiracy, theft of public money

Kingsport woman pleads guilty to conspiracy, theft of public money

March 12th, 2014 11:05 pm by Matthew Lane

A Kingsport woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to a scheme in which she and her ex-boyfriend stole the identities of Sullivan County Jail inmates, filed false tax returns and kept the money for their own personal use.

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Three confirmed dead after gas blast destroys two NY buildings

Three confirmed dead after gas blast destroys two NY buildings

March 12th, 2014 10:40 pm by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring more than 60 and leaving nine missing. A tenant said residents had complained repeatedly about "unbearable" gas smell.

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For former Bristol resident Simms, sponsoring race at BMS feels like coming home

For former Bristol resident Simms, sponsoring race at BMS feels like coming home

March 12th, 2014 10:02 pm by Nick Shepherd

A local man has come full circle with Bristol Motor Speedway: from fan to sponsor. A company owned by Donald Simms, who moved to Bristol in 1977 when he was still in junior high school, is sponsoring Saturday's K&N Series race at BMS.

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Few signs of compromise between anti-meth bills put forth by Haslam, Shipley

Few signs of compromise between anti-meth bills put forth by Haslam, Shipley

March 12th, 2014 9:15 pm by Hank Hayes

Anti-meth bills advocated by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and state Rep. Tony Shipley remained in competition with each other on Wednesday. The two pieces of legislation have differing limits on meth precursor sales involving cold and allergy meds.

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