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Michael Jordan shoes auctioned for $104K

Michael Jordan shoes auctioned for $104K

December 13th, 2013 9:48 am by PAUL FOY, Associated Press

Michael Jordan's shoes from the famous flu game of the 1997 NBA finals were sold for more than $100,000 in an online auction Thursday.

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Business & Technology
Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand

Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand

December 13th, 2013 9:47 am by Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

With holiday spending on clothes and toys off to a chilly start, worried retailers are plying shoppers with an early gift: Black Friday-style bargains extended into the first weeks of December.

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News Regional & National
GOP struggle widens as Boehner rebukes hard right

GOP struggle widens as Boehner rebukes hard right

December 13th, 2013 9:45 am by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press

The Republican establishment's much-anticipated pushback against the tea party wing is underway.

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Crime Sports
Multiple people stabbed after Denver football game

Multiple people stabbed after Denver football game

December 13th, 2013 9:40 am by Associated Press

At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos' game Thursday night.

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Sports
Chargers stun Broncos 27-20

Chargers stun Broncos 27-20

December 13th, 2013 12:19 am by Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning wanted more rest. He got plenty Thursday night thanks to Philip Rivers and a San Diego defense that slowed down Manning and handed the Broncos an unexpected and harmful loss.

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Local News Education
KCS officials meet with parents of  IA students

KCS officials meet with parents of IA students

December 13th, 2013 12:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school system officials are urging parents to support city leaders maintaining current STEM teacher funding for the city system, although the city system is pulling out of a joint STEM program at the school year’s end.

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Community Local News
Local woman battling lupus for nearly 40 years in need of kidney transplant

Local woman battling lupus for nearly 40 years in need of kidney transplant

December 13th, 2013 12:04 am by JENNIFER SPROUSE, NET News Service

Doctors told Jill Sauceman she would be either be on dialysis, have a kidney transplant or have kidney failure within 10 to 15 years. That was 40 years ago.

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Crime Local News
Washington sheriff says deputy stopped rape in progress after woman called 911 from cell phone

Washington sheriff says deputy stopped rape in progress after woman called 911 from cell phone

December 12th, 2013 11:57 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Carlos Enrique Alegria, 27, 204 Wilson Ave., was literally pulled off the woman by Washington County Deputy Darrell Collins. The call to 911 came in at 4 a.m. Dispatchers apparently heard what was happening and dispatched officers to the location.

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Crime Local News
Man indicted in Church Hill Food City pharmacy robbery, cop impersonation

Man indicted in Church Hill Food City pharmacy robbery, cop impersonation

December 12th, 2013 11:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — On Aug. 15, James William Arthur allegedly handed a clerk at the Church Hill Food City pharmacy a note demanding various narcotic drugs. The note also stated that if he did not get all the pills on his list, “all pharmacy workers will die.”

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Community Local News
Ministry raises $13,000 to help Rogersville family facing eviction

Ministry raises $13,000 to help Rogersville family facing eviction

December 12th, 2013 10:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Ministry director Sheldon Livesay said contributed funds will be used to place Chad and Amanda Horton, and their five children, ages 7-15, on property the family owns on Route 70 north of Rogersville.

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