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Two Sullivan BOE seats on ballot uncontested

Two Sullivan BOE seats on ballot uncontested

April 3rd, 2014 11:39 pm by Rick Wagner

Only one of three Sullivan County school board seats on the August ballot will be contested, based on filings that met the noon Thursday deadline in the Election Commission office.

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Ross denounces claims that contempt charge politically motivated

Ross denounces claims that contempt charge politically motivated

April 3rd, 2014 11:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County judge responded to remarks made by Clerk of Court Sarah Davis and her attorney Kindall Lawson Thursday after the motion to dismiss a contempt charge against her was filed.

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Man charged a third time with crimes against female motorists

Man charged a third time with crimes against female motorists

April 3rd, 2014 8:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats man set to go to trial for allegedly exposing himself and harassing multiple female motorists has been arrested again, this time for a reportedly lewd and dangerous incident on Stone Drive.

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April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April 3rd, 2014 5:16 pm by Rain Smith

Police and fire personnel were dispatched to a Kingsport apartment on a report of injury, forcibly making entry after receiving no answer at the door.

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Weather delays Kingsport Speedway opener until Saturday

Weather delays Kingsport Speedway opener until Saturday

April 3rd, 2014 5:03 pm by Chase Brashears, Kingsport Speedway

Due to the inclement weather, Kingsport Speedway track officials have moved Friday's scheduled opener to Saturday.

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US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

April 3rd, 2014 4:50 pm by ALBERTO ARCE, Associated Press; DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press; JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, the AP has learned.

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Fort Hood gunman showed no prior sign of violence

Fort Hood gunman showed no prior sign of violence

April 3rd, 2014 4:47 pm by PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press; WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Spc. Ivan Lopez seemed to have a clean record that showed no ties to extremist groups. But the Army secretary promised that investigators would keep all avenues open in their inquiry

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House GOP moves against health care law

House GOP moves against health care law

April 3rd, 2014 4:45 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans renewed their election-year assault on President Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, their opposition undimmed just days after Obama celebrated news that more than 7 million Americans had signed up for coverage under the law.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to host eighth annual Bowl for Kids' Sake

Big Brothers Big Sisters to host eighth annual Bowl for Kids' Sake

April 3rd, 2014 4:34 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

It's time again for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Tri-Cities' annual Bowl for Kids' Sake event and this year's fundraiser promises to be a "bowling skill optional," fun-filled, family-oriented extravaganza to support the organization's mission.

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Prosecutor's statements in court clerk contempt dismissal stricken from record

Prosecutor's statements in court clerk contempt dismissal stricken from record

April 3rd, 2014 4:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Facts" stated in special prosecutor Barry Staubus' motion to dismiss a contempt charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis have been stricken from the record by the presiding judge.

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