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Woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

Woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

December 9th, 2013 4:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Johnson City woman told police she was driving her ex-boyfriend to an aunt’s house in Hawkins County Friday night when he allegedly “jerked” the steering wheel out of her hand attempting to crash the car, telling her they both should die.

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UPDATE: Gov. Haslam lays out conditions for Medicaid deal

UPDATE: Gov. Haslam lays out conditions for Medicaid deal

December 9th, 2013 3:59 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is putting his goals for a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion into writing.

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DUI suspect parrots police radio

DUI suspect parrots police radio

December 9th, 2013 3:06 pm by Rain Smith

A deputy responded to a crash on Bloomingdale Road, locating a Mazda pickup over an embankment. The driver was found walking in the road on unsteady feet and addressed the officer with slurred speech.

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Auto burglars break out windows at Kingsport Aquatics Center

Auto burglars break out windows at Kingsport Aquatics Center

December 9th, 2013 2:39 pm by Staff Report

Burglars broke out windows in three separate vehicles outside the Kingsport YMCA and Aquatics Center on Sunday afternoon, with police saying that in each instance a purse had been left in plain view.

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Blountville woman dies from injuries in Fort Henry crash

Blountville woman dies from injuries in Fort Henry crash

December 9th, 2013 1:11 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Tom Patton says police have interviewed numerous witnesses to the crash to sort through the incident, with an investigation continuing.

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Daughter allegedly helps mom fight off would-be Dollar Store robber

Daughter allegedly helps mom fight off would-be Dollar Store robber

December 9th, 2013 12:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men who attempted to rob a woman at a Dollar General Store near Church Hill last week before the victim’s daughter reportedly helped fight off the attacker.

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Tech giants call for controls on gov't snooping

Tech giants call for controls on gov't snooping

December 9th, 2013 12:10 pm by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

As part of a global campaign to reform data collection, Google, Facebook, Apple and others said concerns over national security should be weighed against individual rights.

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Missing Bulls Gap man found deceased in field near home

Missing Bulls Gap man found deceased in field near home

December 9th, 2013 11:16 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who has been missing since Nov. 15 was found Saturday deceased in a field near his home.

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Community Scrapbook: Poetry Cafe Night at Rock Springs

December 9th, 2013 11:14 am by Staff Report

On Thursday, Nov. 7, Rock Springs Elementary School opened a Poetry Cafe in the style of the 1960s beatniks. The fourth grade pod was transformed for the evening into three dimly lit cafes and one food court mixed with the sounds of live guitar music and

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Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

December 9th, 2013 8:58 am by Marci Gore

Erin Eberhart says a little guinea pig named Gertie has taught her kindergarten students at Sulpher Springs Elementary in Jonesborough to take an interest in something other than themselves.

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