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Stitched with Care: Ladies piece together quilts for homeless vets

Stitched with Care: Ladies piece together quilts for homeless vets

January 1st, 2015 10:00 am by Debra McCown

Each month, about a dozen ladies gather and they piece together fabric into 84-inch squares, which they sandwich with blankets and stitch together into big, quilted sleeping bags.

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DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

December 31st, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A midnight run to McDonald's after drinking has netted a Kingsport man felony charges, according to court records, after an unrestrained infant was observed inside his vehicle at the restaurant's drive-thru.

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Community Sunday Stories NASCAR/Racing
A Life Well Lived: Jeff Byrd exceeded expectations on and off track

A Life Well Lived: Jeff Byrd exceeded expectations on and off track

December 31st, 2014 5:00 pm by By Katherine Scoggins

Jeff's attention to guests and his mantra -"Exceed Expectations" - made the race track a fan favorite and one of NASCAR's most popular venues.

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CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

CHPD: Children left alone in filthy motel room while parents partied next door

December 31st, 2014 12:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say Archie and Jessica Ramsey rented the room next door Tuesday because their original room "was too dirty for them to smoke pot and have sex in."

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KPD blotter oddities: Shoppers fight over dog in hot car, school burglars free hamster

KPD blotter oddities: Shoppers fight over dog in hot car, school burglars free hamster

December 31st, 2014 11:30 am by Rain Smith

Take a look back at some of 2014's most bizarre, disturbing and audacious police calls in Kingsport, derived from central dispatch records and incident reports of area law enforcement.

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Community Sunday Stories
Sincerely, Susan: Scottish Roots Entice New Year's Eve Celebration

Sincerely, Susan: Scottish Roots Entice New Year's Eve Celebration

December 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

As the new year approaches, it is a wonderful time to reflect upon past holiday celebrations and anticipate new adventures in the coming year.

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News Regional & National
5 things to know: Obama health law again in play

5 things to know: Obama health law again in play

December 31st, 2014 9:44 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

New episodes in the nation's long-running political drama over health care are coming via your news feed in 2015. The biggest health care news probably won't come from Congress or the White House, but the Supreme Court.

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Opinion
Why would anyone oppose a right to arm oneself for purposes of defense?

Why would anyone oppose a right to arm oneself for purposes of defense?

December 31st, 2014 8:00 am by Editorial Board

It remains perplexing to folks who think logically why anyone would oppose a right to arm oneself for purposes of defense. The bad guys will always have access to weapons. What sense does it make to disarm the good guys?

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3 Tenn. children die from flu complications in last month

3 Tenn. children die from flu complications in last month

December 31st, 2014 7:00 am by Associated Press

Two deaths occurred in Middle Tennessee and one was reported in East Tennessee "We are expecting a severe flu season" Department of Health spokeswoman Shelley Walker told the Knoxville News Sentinel.

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Police increasing patrols, checkpoints for New Year's

Police increasing patrols, checkpoints for New Year's

December 31st, 2014 6:30 am by Marci Gore

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a "No Refusal" traffic safety enforcement campaign during the 2014 New Year's Eve holiday period, concluding their efforts at 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

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