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Law enforcement officials want legislators to limit meth components

Law enforcement officials want legislators to limit meth components

February 27th, 2014 11:39 pm by Hank Hayes

"We can do a Band-Aid on it or we can really try to fix it," Kingsport Police Chief David Quillin said of Tennessee's meth problem, which cost the state approximately $2 million to clean up 1,691 meth labs last year.

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Sports Sports Live
Dobyns-Bennett captures Region 1-AAA title

Dobyns-Bennett captures Region 1-AAA title

February 27th, 2014 11:38 pm by Dave Ongie

The Indians used an 11-1 run in the fourth quarter to grab control and smothered Jefferson County down the stretch to score the 63-52 win.

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Business & Technology
TCRA plans facelift for main terminal frontage, roadway

TCRA plans facelift for main terminal frontage, roadway

February 27th, 2014 11:36 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities Regional Airport has spent the last several years sprucing up the south side airfield, constructing new taxiways and resurfacing the main runway. Now it's time to fix the airport's front door.

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Sports Sports Live
Gate City, Wise Central to meet in 2A West girls final

Gate City, Wise Central to meet in 2A West girls final

February 27th, 2014 10:31 pm by George Thwaites

Lady Blue Devils stun Floyd County while Lady Warriors cruise past Martinsville.

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Crime Local News
Lee federal prison guard pleads guilty to taking bribes, conveying contraband

Lee federal prison guard pleads guilty to taking bribes, conveying contraband

February 27th, 2014 8:42 pm by Wes Bunch

Kimberlee Crabtree, 43, of Jonesville, entered her guilty plea after waiving her right to be indicted. She was charged with accepting a bribe as a public official. She faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and a possible fine of up to $250,000.

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Entertainment
'Son of God' takes different tack than 'Passion'

'Son of God' takes different tack than 'Passion'

February 27th, 2014 8:02 pm by RYAN PEARSON, Associated Press

"Son of God," spun out of the hugely successful "The Bible" miniseries, plays up the political maneuvering that led to the crucifixion.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
How corporate America forced Arizona bill's veto

How corporate America forced Arizona bill's veto

February 27th, 2014 6:46 pm by Associated Press

Prominent companies from American Airlines to Verizon used threats of reduced business to help convince Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays based on the owner's religious beliefs.

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News Regional & National
Bumpy ride ahead through pothole purgatory

Bumpy ride ahead through pothole purgatory

February 27th, 2014 6:22 pm by Associated Press

Hate potholes? Well, unless you and your elected officials are ready to cough up billions more for better roads and proper preventive maintenance, buckle up, cause it's going to be a bumpy ride.

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Sports Sports Live
Time for Gate City boys VHSL 2A West Regional basketball game changed

Time for Gate City boys VHSL 2A West Regional basketball game changed

February 27th, 2014 4:18 pm by Pat Kenney

The Gate City boys VHSL 2A West Regional basketball game Friday against Martinsville at Floyd County High School has been moved to 6 p.m.

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Sports Web picks
Kilgore signs three year extension with 49ers

Kilgore signs three year extension with 49ers

February 27th, 2014 4:16 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

The 49ers have given backup guard/center Daniel Kilgore a three-year contract extension, according to multiple media outlets.

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