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'Mechanic' allegedly steals car from Kingsport

'Mechanic' allegedly steals car from Kingsport

September 19th, 2014 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man who was hired to complete mechanical work on a Kingsport woman's car but instead drove it from her home and dumped it in Virginia, stealing $500 worth of items that were contained inside.

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Sullivan County school employees offered free 'gap' insurance

Sullivan County school employees offered free 'gap' insurance

September 19th, 2014 8:39 am by Rick Wagner

It is promoted as saving them and the county school system money, although employees with chronic conditions who take a lot of medications or have a lot of tests done might not benefit.

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Hawkins men allegedly nabbed with meth lab after buying components at Walmart

Hawkins men allegedly nabbed with meth lab after buying components at Walmart

September 19th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County men who were reported for buying meth lab ingredients and components in Kingsport Tuesday were arrested Wednesday after allegedly being found in possession of an active lab and finished product.

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Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

September 19th, 2014 7:11 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in Thursday's rampage.

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'There will be blood': Old rivalries heat up Saturday in the 3rd annual Hawkins Alumni Football game

'There will be blood': Old rivalries heat up Saturday in the 3rd annual Hawkins Alumni Football game

September 19th, 2014 7:03 am by Jeff Bobo

There probably won't be many fans in Chiefs Stadium Saturday night who aren't screaming to either prolong the Falcons losing streak, or end the Chiefs winning streak.

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Scots reject independence in historic vote

Scots reject independence in historic vote

September 19th, 2014 7:00 am by JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to Britain's economic and political establishment.

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Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches

Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches

September 19th, 2014 1:00 am by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

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Study says Church Hill's Silver Lake and Main intersection should stay two-way

Study says Church Hill's Silver Lake and Main intersection should stay two-way

September 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The study recommended against making it a four way stop because westbound traffic on Main Boulevard coming from Mount Carmel would "stack up" on that hill, creating a higher risk for a rear-end collisions.

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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

September 18th, 2014 9:20 pm by NET News Service

Authorities identified a body found in Watauga Lake Thursday as that of 46-year-old John Wrestler, the owner of Johnson City's Scratch Brick Oven. Wrestler's sailboat drifted ashore unaccompanied Wednesday, and authorities found his body earlier Thursday.

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Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

September 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by PETER JACKSON, Associated Press

A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.

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