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Four major phone carriers providing text-to-911

Four major phone carriers providing text-to-911

May 19th, 2014 8:20 pm by WILSON RING, Associated Press

The four major U.S. wireless phone companies are providing emergency texting 911 service as of this month to any local government that wants it and has the capability to use it.

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N.H. police commissioner resigns after calling Obama the N-word

N.H. police commissioner resigns after calling Obama the N-word

May 19th, 2014 6:54 pm by Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times

A New Hampshire police commissioner has resigned after calling President Barack Obama the N-word and then refusing (at least initially) to apologize for it.

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UPDATE: Sullivan County  authorities investigating case of possible animal cruelty

UPDATE: Sullivan County authorities investigating case of possible animal cruelty

May 19th, 2014 6:24 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday afternoon that it is investigating a possible case of animal cruelty that was allegedly captured on video.

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What consumers can expect from AT&T, DirecTV deal

What consumers can expect from AT&T, DirecTV deal

May 19th, 2014 6:02 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Ready to bundle your mobile phone and TV bills together? That is one of the changes customers can expect if AT&T Inc.'s proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is approved by regulators.

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Confederate Railroad rolls out Twilight Alive's 2014 season

Confederate Railroad rolls out Twilight Alive's 2014 season

May 19th, 2014 5:47 pm by Staff Report

Confederate Railroad will kick off this year's Twilight Alive summer concert series Friday, May 23. Show time is 7:30 p.m. on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport. Admission is free.

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Shekinah upholds full-time Christianity

Shekinah upholds full-time Christianity

May 19th, 2014 5:40 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Sue and John Curran were youth leaders in a local Methodist church when God called on them to raise up a new ministry — a place where the commandments of Jesus would be a reality in everyday life.

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Exchange Place breaks ground for Burow Museum

Exchange Place breaks ground for Burow Museum

May 19th, 2014 5:27 pm by David Grace

Gaines-Anderson cabins to have new life as Exchange Place museum.

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Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

May 19th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill police received a tip Monday on the whereabouts of Billy Ray Salisbury, 18, who is accused of last week's burglary at "The Landings" apartment complex manager's office.

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Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

May 19th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith

After screaming and cursing at officers — and attempting to break a patrol car's window "with her head" — the assault suspect was told to calm down or she would be pepper sprayed. Her response solicited the latter.

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Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

May 19th, 2014 2:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Five of the juveniles were taken to the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital for observation due to their intoxication levels.

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