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Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

May 13th, 2014 7:04 pm by Staff Report

A dispute over a home burglary and the theft of a safe led to a charge of attempted second-degree murder for David Thompson, 58, 794 Buck Mountain Road.

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Buyer's remorse: Consumers losing doctors with new insurance plans

Buyer's remorse: Consumers losing doctors with new insurance plans

May 13th, 2014 6:17 pm by Associated Press

Before the law took effect, experts warned that narrow networks could impact patient's access to care, especially in cheaper plans. But with insurance cards now in hand, consumers are finding their access limited across all price ranges.

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: East Tennessee Historical Society Honors Three Kingsport Residents With History Awards of Excellence.

May 13th, 2014 5:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Brianne Wright, Chad Caswell and Kari Roueche honored in Knoxville.

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Senate votes to open debate on renewing tax breaks

Senate votes to open debate on renewing tax breaks

May 13th, 2014 4:10 pm by Associated Press

The Senate voted 96 to 3 to open debate on the bill, which has strong backing from the business community but would add about $85 billion to the budget deficit.

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Clay Aiken wins NC Dem congressional primary

Clay Aiken wins NC Dem congressional primary

May 13th, 2014 4:06 pm by Associated Press

"American Idol" singer Clay Aiken won what had been a hotly contested Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat according to a final, unofficial vote count that was posted Tuesday, a day after the accidental death of his closest rival.

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Rash of battery thefts reported in Blountville

Rash of battery thefts reported in Blountville

May 13th, 2014 3:46 pm by Rain Smith

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says nine cases have been reported over the last month, with automotive businesses typically the target. At one location, batteries were swiped from 21 separate vehicles.

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Kingsport DUI suspect reportedly threatens to kill police

Kingsport DUI suspect reportedly threatens to kill police

May 13th, 2014 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly crashing into trees while intoxicated, accosting motorists who stopped to offer aid, then issuing "several detailed threats" to kill arresting officers.

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Man found on floor of store accused of attacking police after being awakened

Man found on floor of store accused of attacking police after being awakened

May 13th, 2014 1:29 pm by Rain Smith

A man reportedly found intoxicated and "passed out" in the infants aisle of a Kingsport Walmart faces charges of assault on police, as he allegedly kicked, headbutted and attempted to bite responding officers.

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Special Spaces: Local volunteers transforming lives by transforming rooms

Special Spaces: Local volunteers transforming lives by transforming rooms

May 13th, 2014 12:22 pm by Marci Gore

The nonprofit organization focuses on making a difference in the lives of children with life-threatening or life-challenging illnesses by designing and creating their dream bedrooms.

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Update: Exhaust fan sparks fire at Kingsport bank

Update: Exhaust fan sparks fire at Kingsport bank

May 13th, 2014 9:14 am by Staff Report

According to Kingsport Fire Department Chief Craig Dye, at approximately 7:30 a.m. the KFD responded to an alarm at First Tennessee Bank, 2400 Memorial Boulevard.

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