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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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Teacher placed on leave after allegation of mock hanging

Teacher placed on leave after allegation of mock hanging

May 13th, 2014 8:30 am by Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A California charter school teacher has been placed on leave after allegedly singling out an African-American student to demonstrate a hanging during a class trip.

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Democratic leader urges Haslam to veto meth bill

Democratic leader urges Haslam to veto meth bill

May 13th, 2014 8:27 am by Associated Press

The Democratic leader of the state Senate is urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to veto his own legislation to limit the purchase of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine.

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