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KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

June 5th, 2014 10:46 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who was called down for allegedly speeding through a Kingsport apartment complex has been arrested, accused of pulling a gun on his critic and threatening to "put a bullet in his head."

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Stanley, other musicians mourn passing of James Alan Shelton

Stanley, other musicians mourn passing of James Alan Shelton

June 5th, 2014 7:51 am by Wes Bunch

The bluegrass music community is mourning the loss of celebrated guitarist and longtime member of the Clinch Mountain Boys James Alan Shelton, 53, of Church Hill.

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UT scientists warn of insect damage to crops

UT scientists warn of insect damage to crops

June 5th, 2014 7:11 am by Associated Press

By 2013, damage caused by the spotted wing drosophila pest had spread to fruits in 23 counties, from Greene County in the east to Gibson County in the west.

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Man arrested in fatal elevator stabbing of boy, 6

Man arrested in fatal elevator stabbing of boy, 6

June 5th, 2014 6:45 am by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A man believed to have stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injured a 7-year-old girl in an elevator knife attack was arrested Wednesday just minutes after officials appealed for help catching him.

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Local News
UVa-Wise student killed in I-81 crash

UVa-Wise student killed in I-81 crash

June 4th, 2014 11:45 pm by Staff Report

According to the Virginia State Police, a vehicle the victims were in overcorrected when going into the highway median and crashed into the rear of an 18-wheeler parked on the berm.

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Shuttle buses approved for IA; Sullivan BOE joins liquor-by-drink lawsuit against Kingsport, Bristol

Shuttle buses approved for IA; Sullivan BOE joins liquor-by-drink lawsuit against Kingsport, Bristol

June 4th, 2014 11:21 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will have shuttle buses next school year, at least the first semester, Sullivan County school leaders decided Wednesday night.

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Local reaction to Haslam's prescription drug abuse plan positive

Local reaction to Haslam's prescription drug abuse plan positive

June 4th, 2014 10:22 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I'm glad the governor is making this a priority," said Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus. "Tennessee has a pill problem and here in East Tennessee, it's a real problem."

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Ailshie withdraws from consideration for Hawkins director of schools position

Ailshie withdraws from consideration for Hawkins director of schools position

June 4th, 2014 10:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ailshie had four out of seven votes on the BOE. The current BOE policy requires a super-majority — or five votes — to appoint a director. Board members came to Wednesday's meeting armed with a variety of legal opinions and ready for a fight.

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Sports
Beer likely to flow again at Johnson City Cardinals games

Beer likely to flow again at Johnson City Cardinals games

June 4th, 2014 9:43 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

If the Johnson City Sports Foundation's plan goes forward, beer sales will begin June 23 at the Johnson City Cardinals' second 2014 home game against the Danville Braves.

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Historian to lead SW Va. Museum bus tours

Historian to lead SW Va. Museum bus tours

June 4th, 2014 9:20 pm by Staff Report

Regional historian Dr. Larry Fleenor will lead two bus tours, one this month and another this fall, offered by the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap.

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