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Trio charged in Kingsport street race

Trio charged in Kingsport street race

February 11th, 2015 2:26 pm by Rain Smith

Three abreast motorists approaching 100 mph on Stone Drive weren't quick enough to spot a marked police car, according to court records, leading to early Wednesday morning arrests on multiple charges.

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Local drug trafficking leads to prison sentence

Local drug trafficking leads to prison sentence

February 11th, 2015 12:49 pm by Matthew Lane

A Greeneville man who attacked and robbed a man at gunpoint during a cocaine deal in Kingsport - and later fought police along the shoulder of I-26 - has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison.

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Sports
Controversial former coach Tarkanian dies at 84

Controversial former coach Tarkanian dies at 84

February 11th, 2015 12:25 pm by TIM DAHLBERG, AP Sports Writer

Jerry Tarkanian, the coach who won a national title at UNLV and made the school synonymous with basketball, died Wednesday after several years of health issues. He was 84.

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Alleged dead dogs spur Sullivan County Taser attack

Alleged dead dogs spur Sullivan County Taser attack

February 11th, 2015 10:54 am by Rain Smith

A woman who broke into a Bristol, Tenn., home and Tasered the resident as they were lying in bed was motivated by a perceived breach of contract, according to a police report, that allegedly resulted in her dogs dying while she was incarcerated.

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News Regional & National
Obama sends Congress request for military force against IS

Obama sends Congress request for military force against IS

February 11th, 2015 9:57 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press; DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

President Barack Obama asked Congress Wednesday to formally authorize military force against the Islamic State group, arguing the militants could pose a threat to the U.S. homeland if their violent power grab goes unchecked

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Opinion
Ketron Elementary trying to cut electric bill down to zero

Ketron Elementary trying to cut electric bill down to zero

February 11th, 2015 9:32 am by Editorial Board

If plans work out, by January 2016 Ketron Elementary School would be generating enough solar power to operate and in effect have to purchase no power from American Electric Power

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Community TriCityMom Food
Rice recipe has a wild side

Rice recipe has a wild side

February 11th, 2015 9:30 am by Angelia Hensley, Community Columnist

This recipe has been a favorite of mine for over 20 years, and I will never part with the brittle card on which she hand-wrote this recipe. Your first reaction to this recipe might be that it seems simple and copacetic. Oh, trust me!

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Community Local News
Fifth-grader holds drive for animal shelter

Fifth-grader holds drive for animal shelter

February 11th, 2015 8:07 am by Nick Shepherd

Love propelled the Blountville Elementary School fifth-grader to host a drive to gather supplies, food and blankets for dogs and cats at the SBK Animal Shelter. She managed to gather quite a bit of supplies in only a couple of weeks.

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News Regional & National
GOP lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of Tennessee

GOP lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of Tennessee

February 11th, 2015 7:58 am by Associated Press

Freshman Rep. Jerry Sexton wants to add the Bible to the state symbols of Tennessee. According to the Morristown Republican's legislation, the Holy Bible would be "designated as the official state book."

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Entertainment
Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 11th, 2015 12:20 am by Associated Press

His departure was announced by Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless after Stewart, host of the show since 1999, broke the news to the audience at Tuesday's taping in New York.

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