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Drug charges added to couple served with probation violation warrants

Drug charges added to couple served with probation violation warrants

December 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville couple are facing drug possession and meth trafficking charges after Hawkins County deputies serving warrants for probation violations last week allegedly found drugs and syringes in their residence.

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Battered New York City mayor calls for temporary protest halt

Battered New York City mayor calls for temporary protest halt

December 22nd, 2014 7:49 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio called for a halt of political statements until the after funerals of the slain officers, an appeal to both sides in a roiling dispute centered on the deaths of black men at the hands of white officers.

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Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer at age 70

Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer at age 70

December 22nd, 2014 7:42 pm by Associated Press

LONDON — British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70. His London-based agent, Barrie Marshall, said Cocker died early Monday of lung cancer in Colorado.

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Pope issues blistering critique of Vatican bureaucrats

Pope issues blistering critique of Vatican bureaucrats

December 22nd, 2014 7:35 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY — To the Catholic Church's "seven deadly sins," Pope Francis has added the "15 ailments of the Curia."

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Tenn. joins multistate lawsuit over immigration

Tenn. joins multistate lawsuit over immigration

December 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is joining a multistate lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced Monday.

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Firefighters battling blaze near Washington College Academy

Firefighters battling blaze near Washington College Academy

December 22nd, 2014 6:07 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

Firefighters are still working to control a fire that started Monday at MRJ Sales, Inc., located at 439 Washington College Station Road in Limestone.

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Opinion
TIF request for Bristol apartments raises serious questions

TIF request for Bristol apartments raises serious questions

December 22nd, 2014 5:30 pm by Editorial Board

But TIFs are becoming increasingly popular for subsidizing all manner of projects where the return is not as great as on a big-box retail and shopping mall development, which returns sales taxes and promotes further economic development.

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Five vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

Five vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

December 22nd, 2014 3:28 pm by Rain Smith

Though the goods have since been recovered, police are searching for a pair of men suspected of cutting a chain link fence at a Kingsport auto dealer, then driving five vehicles off the lot.

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'We're giving to them, but we're ... getting the rewards'

'We're giving to them, but we're ... getting the rewards'

December 22nd, 2014 1:56 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY — In 2010, the Wadlow Gap Ruritan Club helped nine area children have a better Christmas. In just four years, that number has grown to 67.

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Man arrested after asking if he's wanted

Man arrested after asking if he's wanted

December 22nd, 2014 1:10 pm by Rain Smith

A man called dispatch with "a problem," but refused to specify the issue. When pressed for more info he advised he'd tell an officer— wasn't going to share it with an "(expletive) dispatcher behind a desk."

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