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Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

Two drivers charged with drug possession after 'crossing center line'

February 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies made two recent unrelated drug possession arrests of motorists, both of whom were stopped after allegedly "crossing the center line" five times each.

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Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

Scott County sheriff warns of scams after man bilked out of thousands

February 24th, 2014 9:52 pm by Wes Bunch

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is warning area residents of potential scams after a Southwest Virginia man was recently bilked out of $20,000 by con artists.

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Homeschoolers take fourth straight  Mock Trial victory, advance to state

Homeschoolers take fourth straight Mock Trial victory, advance to state

February 24th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

A team composed of greater Kingsport area homeschool students has won its fourth consecutive district High School Mock Trial Competition and will represent the area at the state competition in March.

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TACIR: No need for state to cap water rates for non-city customers

TACIR: No need for state to cap water rates for non-city customers

February 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Hank Hayes

A newly released report from a Tennessee state commission does not recommend legislation to cap utility rates paid by unincorporated Piney Flats residents who receive water and sewer service from Johnson City.

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UPDATED: Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal

UPDATED: Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal

February 24th, 2014 7:01 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he has asked U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to make a counterproposal to Tennessee's efforts to carve out a special deal for Medicaid expansion.

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UPDATE: Four  Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

UPDATE: Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

February 24th, 2014 6:48 pm by Wes Bunch

Four elementary school students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident Monday afternoon that involved a Sullivan County school bus.

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Hagel says U.S. military must shrink to face new era

Hagel says U.S. military must shrink to face new era

February 24th, 2014 6:36 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Looking beyond America's post-9/11 wars, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday proposed shrinking the Army to its smallest size in 74 years.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Results from Rogersville youth bluegrass contest

February 24th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

The 11th annual East Tennessee Young Musicians Bluegrass contest was held Saturday in Rogersville.

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Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

February 24th, 2014 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen was sentenced to eight years Friday in connection with a fatal 2012 "drugged driving" wreck in which a 17-year-old lost his life.

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Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69

Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69

February 24th, 2014 2:53 pm by By Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

Ramis' serious health struggles began in May 2010 after he underwent surgery for diverticulitis and suffered complications related to the autoimmune disease. Unable to walk, he spent four months that year at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn

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