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House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

March 19th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Tennessee legislators have unanimously repealed the Intractable Pain Act in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, striking down a law local officials say has directly contributed to the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the state.

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Tennessee attorney sues Haslam administration for records

Tennessee attorney sues Haslam administration for records

March 19th, 2015 7:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A corporate tax attorney is suing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration for refusing to produce documents under the Tennessee Open Records Act.

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Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

March 19th, 2015 7:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who bit her "disrespectful" teenage stepdaughter's arm hard enough to break skin in January can have a child abuse charge dismissed if she stays out of trouble.

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DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing the wreck

DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing the wreck

March 19th, 2015 6:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County DUI defendant told police Monday that her boyfriend, who fled from a wreck March 10 which resulted in her arrest, had also taken her purse and wallet containing $16,700 which was still unaccounted for.

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Records: Woman accused of cutting baby out of mother's stomach told family she was pregnant

Records: Woman accused of cutting baby out of mother's stomach told family she was pregnant

March 19th, 2015 5:00 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press; P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press

The documents obtained Thursday say suspect Dynel Lane asked her husband to accompany her to a pre-natal appointment on Wednesday. However, when he came home to meet her, the documents say she reported having a miscarriage

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KPD tries to ID serial shoplifter

KPD tries to ID serial shoplifter

March 19th, 2015 2:41 pm by Staff Report

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly attempted to steal $1,500 in clothing from a store in the Kingsport Town Center, but was stopped and fled the scene, adding that it was her third shoplifting incident at the business.

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Kingsport Public Library's annual book sale opens

Kingsport Public Library's annual book sale opens - VIDEO

March 19th, 2015 1:35 pm by David Grace

The Kingsport Public Library's annual book sale starts today at 5 p.m. with more than 30,000 books from all categories on sale.

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$10K drug shipment intercepted in Sullivan County

$10K drug shipment intercepted in Sullivan County

March 19th, 2015 12:54 pm by Rain Smith

Approximately 100 grams of Alpha PVP - AKA, the street drug "gravel" - has been confiscated while en route to a Sullivan County drug dealer, according to police.

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KPD seeks 'cruiser' stolen from cop's son

KPD seeks 'cruiser' stolen from cop's son

March 19th, 2015 11:32 am by Rain Smith

Stealing from a toddler could be ranked among the most cruel transgressions on childhood bliss. But when the victim is a police officer's son, and the loot is a replica of that father's cruiser, the crime may prove particularly unfortunate for the suspect

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Community Scrapbook: Kingsport Parks & Recreation Basketball (Boys)

March 19th, 2015 11:15 am by Jason Wilburn, Community Contributor

The Kingsport Parks & Rec Department salutes its junior, intermediate and senior boys on a great season.

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