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Selfies likely factor in fatal Colorado plane crash, investigators say

Selfies likely factor in fatal Colorado plane crash, investigators say

February 3rd, 2015 7:15 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

A recording from a GoPro camera on the plane, recovered from the crash site, showed the pilot taking cellphone selfies with a flash during a nighttime takeoff shortly before the crash.

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Truancy program makes 369 Kingsport, western Sullivan County referrals

Truancy program makes 369 Kingsport, western Sullivan County referrals

February 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Keeping Sullivan County and Kingsport students in school means more money for the school systems because Tennessee funding is based on average daily attendance.

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BOE OKs $30,000 preliminary design for $5 million Sullivan Central HVAC work

BOE OKs $30,000 preliminary design for $5 million Sullivan Central HVAC work

February 3rd, 2015 4:11 pm by Rick Wagner

About half the cost could be covered with Tennessee Energy Efficiency School Initiative low-interest loan.

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'Cuddle' attempt precedes scissors attack

'Cuddle' attempt precedes scissors attack

February 3rd, 2015 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to a Kingsport residence shortly before 7 a.m., finding a woman with several marks on her stomach, a cut above her left eye. She blamed the injuries on her boyfriend.

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Crime Local News
Tip leads to seventh DUI for Kingsport man

Tip leads to seventh DUI for Kingsport man

February 3rd, 2015 1:50 pm by Rain Smith

Police are crediting a concerned motorist in the arrest of "a menace to Kingsport's roadways," as they tailed an erratic driver on Monday afternoon and relayed directions through dispatch, spurring the suspect's seventh arrest for DUI.

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Hawkins cemetery operator indicted for theft, forgery and money laundering

Hawkins cemetery operator indicted for theft, forgery and money laundering

February 3rd, 2015 1:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

"In that kind of business you hold a place of public trust, and what has taken place is a betrayal of that public trust." -- Attorney General Dan Armstrong

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Entertainment
Second Harper Lee novel to be published in July

Second Harper Lee novel to be published in July

February 3rd, 2015 10:42 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

"In the mid-1950s, I completed a novel called 'Go Set a Watchman,'" the 88-year-old Harper Lee said in a statement issued by Harper. "It features the character known as Scout as an adult woman, and I thought it a pretty decent effort."

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Opinion
Cops are literally getting away with highway robbery

Cops are literally getting away with highway robbery

February 3rd, 2015 10:03 am by Editorial Board

In Tennessee and the nation, law enforcement agencies with the help of the Justice Department not only are violating the Constitution in seizing property without due process of law, but are committing highway robbery and getting away with it.

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Kingsport dog celebrates 20th birthday

Kingsport dog celebrates 20th birthday

February 3rd, 2015 8:41 am by Marci Gore

Dr. Kate Zimmerman is a veterinarian at Tri-County Veterinary Hospital in Bluff City and says thanks to better preventative medicine in veterinarian care, today's pets are living longer and healthier lives, just like little Jeremiah

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Want to grow hemp? Tennessee now accepting applications from farmers

Want to grow hemp? Tennessee now accepting applications from farmers

February 3rd, 2015 8:35 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from farmers and producers interested in growing industrial hemp. It can be used to produce a variety of products, including fabric, textiles, fibers and food.

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