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Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

February 19th, 2015 8:10 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police were investigating the death in the parking lot outside the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave. across from the Johnson City Country Club. According to a 911 dispatcher, the shooting was reported at 10:16 p.m.

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Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

February 19th, 2015 7:47 am by By Emily Schwartz, Maggie Harden and Riyah Basha, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

An ongoing measles outbreak that originated last month at Disneyland in California spread to 16 other states. The CDC's most recent reports show 141 confirmed cases of measles in the U.S.

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Highway workers aim to clear  2,000  roads in Sullivan  on a priority basis

Highway workers aim to clear 2,000 roads in Sullivan on a priority basis

February 18th, 2015 11:37 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Highway Department worked nonstop from early Monday through Tuesday afternoon, working to clear snow and ice from the roughly 2,000 roads maintained by the county.

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City crews on duty continuously since Monday

City crews on duty continuously since Monday

February 18th, 2015 10:15 pm by Matthew Lane

Crews began pre-treating the roads in Kingsport Saturday morning with liquid salt brine and again Sunday morning. Once the snow started to fall on Monday, the plows came out and have been out ever since, spreading salt and salt brine.

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Extreme cold amps up homeowners'  danger from fire  -  and ice

Extreme cold amps up homeowners' danger from fire - and ice

February 18th, 2015 9:00 pm by Staff report

With wind chills predicted well below zero in the next few days, the risk of both fires and frozen pipes will increase greatly for homes across the region. But some local experts say that with a few precautions, each potential catastrophe can be avoided.

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Alleged road rage lands habitual motor offender in jail

Alleged road rage lands habitual motor offender in jail

February 18th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville man who has been a convicted habitual motor offender since 1997 was arrested Tuesday evening in Church Hill following an alleged alcohol fueled road rage incident with another motorist on Highway 11-W.

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Power companies urge conservation during cold snap

Power companies urge conservation during cold snap

February 18th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Power demand is expected to reach record peaks with Thursday predicted to be near the highest total energy day in Tennessee Valley Authority history.

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Kingsport will host multiple sporting events this weekend

Kingsport will host multiple sporting events this weekend

February 18th, 2015 6:12 pm by Hank Hayes

Swimming at the Kingsport Aquatic Center, volleyball at MeadowView and basketball at TNT Sportsplex events kick off 2015 slate of sporting events hosted by KCVB.

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High-speed pursuit adds to Rogersville woman's rap sheet

High-speed pursuit adds to Rogersville woman's rap sheet

February 18th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who has acquired a colorful criminal record over the past four years is back in jail after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase, reaching speeds in excess of 100 mph.

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Downtown church offers food, shelter

Downtown church offers food, shelter

February 18th, 2015 4:05 pm by David Grace

A Kingsport church and its numerous volunteers will provide shelter, warm drinks and hot meals to anyone seeking refuge from the bitterly cold temperatures.

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