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Mom, son and aunt accused of selling their pain meds

Mom, son and aunt accused of selling their pain meds

March 31st, 2015 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man, as well as his mother and aunt, were arrested last month after allegedly selling or trading large quantities of their prescription narcotics within a day of receiving the pills.

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Not much good news from state about HCMG cemetery status

Not much good news from state about HCMG cemetery status

March 31st, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cemetery patrons will have to cover the cost of incomplete work and merchandise out of their own pockets a second time, and although there is a potential for refunds at some point in the future, it probably won't be at 100 percent.

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Rivera takes over as K-Mets skipper

Rivera takes over as K-Mets skipper

March 31st, 2015 1:48 pm by Brian Paupeck, Community Contributor

The Kingsport Mets have announced their coaching staff for the 2015 Appalachian League season and it includes a couple of familiar faces.

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Hawkins man claims shoplifting was revenge for no refund on pants

Hawkins man claims shoplifting was revenge for no refund on pants

March 31st, 2015 12:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Mr. Jimmy Lee Gilliam advised that he was upset with Walmart because they wouldn't take back a pair of pants he had purchased on another date so he took the three packs of curtains to get even with Walmart."

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Update: Tennessee hires former Texas coach Barnes

Update: Tennessee hires former Texas coach Barnes

March 31st, 2015 11:15 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. Tennessee announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an "elite basketball coach in every respect." The agreement is for six years at $2.25 million annually.

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Opinion
We can see the Forrest in Rep. Barbara Lee

We can see the Forrest in Rep. Barbara Lee

March 31st, 2015 11:12 am by Editorial Board

Forrest Gump said that "stupid is as stupid does." Witness Rep. Barbara Lee, Democrat of California. Rep. Lee says that global warming will force women into prostitution.

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Update: 'Altercation' at YMCA preceded murder

Update: 'Altercation' at YMCA preceded murder

March 31st, 2015 9:51 am by Rain Smith

Police say the Monday night murder of a Kingsport man began with an "altercation" at the YMCA, then spilled into an adjacent parking lot where he was stabbed in the neck and chest.

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Former Carter County church treasurer pleads guilty to stealing funds

Former Carter County church treasurer pleads guilty to stealing funds

March 31st, 2015 8:33 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Silas Edward Sams, 67, pleaded guilty to one count of theft over $60,000, nine counts of forgery and one count of theft over $1,000.

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US offer for climate treaty: Up to 28 percent emissions cut

US offer for climate treaty: Up to 28 percent emissions cut

March 31st, 2015 8:17 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House's plans.

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Maryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional final

Maryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional final

March 30th, 2015 11:56 pm by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

SPOKANE, Wash. - Maryland is going back to consecutive Final Fours and for the second straight year the Terrapins pushed aside Tennessee to get there.

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