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Rogersville doctor shopper gets 1 year probation for TennCare fraud

Rogersville doctor shopper gets 1 year probation for TennCare fraud

June 3rd, 2014 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Whitney Leann Cooper, 26, went to multiple doctors within a short time period to secure prescriptions for the same or similar controlled substances, with the clinical visits and/or prescriptions being paid for by TennCare.

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Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

June 3rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who was hospitalized after being located unresponsive in a car, allegedly leaving her three young children unattended for an entire night as she tried to 'relax,' has been arrested by Kingsport police.

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'That could be me' - Present need, uncertain future keep Meals on Wheels volunteers coming back

'That could be me' - Present need, uncertain future keep Meals on Wheels volunteers coming back

June 3rd, 2014 1:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

About 250 hot meals are delivered every day to city residents. The meals are delivered along 13 routes covering most of Kingsport, Bloomingdale and the Lynn Garden Drive area.

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Graduation 2014: Lee High School

June 3rd, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Lee High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Friday, May 30. The gallery features photos submitted by our readers.To share your Lee High graduation photos, email them to: leegrad@timesnews.net.

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Vintage Junkie is having a Summer giveaway

Vintage Junkie is having a Summer giveaway

June 3rd, 2014 11:09 am by Melissa Baskette

It's time for my summer giveaway. Technically, it's not summer until June 21st, but who cares? It's hot outside, so that's good enough for me.

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Kingsport Spring Spectacular photography contest, exhibition opens at Renaissance Center

Kingsport Spring Spectacular photography contest, exhibition opens at Renaissance Center

June 3rd, 2014 9:18 am by Jessica Fischer

Sixty-two entrants — many of them first-timers — submitted photographs for this year's 12th annual competition, which will hang in the Renaissance Center's second-floor Main Gallery and Atrium Gallery through June 26.

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Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

Kingsport man acquitted of theft in alleged inheritance scheme

June 3rd, 2014 8:29 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Roscoe Phillips, 25, went to trial Monday on a charge of theft over $60,000, but because the state had little more than two accomplices' testimony, Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street granted a motion for acquittal.

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1 in 8 U.S. children face abuse or neglect, study concludes

1 in 8 U.S. children face abuse or neglect, study concludes

June 3rd, 2014 8:02 am by By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Slightly more than 2 percent of kids are victimized during their first year of life, 5.8 percent are mistreated before their fifth birthdays, and 12.5 percent experience some form of abuse or neglect before they turn 18.

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Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

Former Charlotte mayor expected to plead guilty to corruption charge

June 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Michael Gordon and Rick Rothacker, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine.

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Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

Mayor says city garbage fee is DOA

June 2nd, 2014 10:16 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A proposed $5 a month garbage collection fee, recommended last month to help Kingsport balance its budget, is off the table this year.

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