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KPD cleared in death of inmate

KPD cleared in death of inmate

November 19th, 2014 4:56 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the September death of a Bristol, Va., man who was jailed for DUI, as an autopsy reportedly revealed he overdosed from drugs ingested prior to his arrest.

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Driver indicted in death of notable Kingsport businessman

Driver indicted in death of notable Kingsport businessman

November 19th, 2014 3:55 pm by Rain Smith

The alleged drunk driver who fatally struck a prominent Kingsport resident as he placed campaign signs along Fort Henry Drive — knocking him off of a bridge and into a ravine — has been indicted on numerous charges.

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Opinion
Conservatives trapped in the past

Conservatives trapped in the past

November 19th, 2014 1:41 pm by Letters to the Editor

Conservatism invariably intrudes onto the public sphere, where it quashes liberty, disrupts progress and stymies government in its quest of utopian stability. But utopia never happens.

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Shopper stumbles across 'unbelievable' child porn cache

Shopper stumbles across 'unbelievable' child porn cache

November 19th, 2014 12:08 pm by Rain Smith

A memory card located on the floor of a Kingsport business — and apparently dropped inadvertently by a previous customer — has led to an arrest in what's being called Sullivan County's worst child porn case in decades.

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News Regional & National
Fatigue cited in I-81 fatal

Fatigue cited in I-81 fatal

November 19th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

The Virginia State Police have identified the victim of Tuesday's fatal crash near mile-marker one of Interstate 81, saying that driver fatigue appears to have been a factor in wreck.

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Community Sunday Stories

Sons of Confederate Veterans chapter works to support homeless vets

November 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Collin Brooks

The group takes monetary donations, as well as unused T-shirts, underwear, socks, toothpastes, brushes and combs, towels, or anything that will help any of the approximately 40 percent of homeless men that are veterans.

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Second suspect sought in Tractor Supply thefts

Second suspect sought in Tractor Supply thefts

November 19th, 2014 9:48 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are continuing to investigate felony thefts that occurred last week at Tractor Supply Company, with newly released photos now implicating two men in the crime.

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News Regional & National
Gun sales surge ahead of jury's Ferguson decision

Gun sales surge ahead of jury's Ferguson decision

November 19th, 2014 9:00 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Answering the bell: Salvation Army in desperate need of volunteers for Christmas

Answering the bell: Salvation Army in desperate need of volunteers for Christmas

November 19th, 2014 8:08 am by J. H. Osborne

This year, the Salvation Army will have 20 Red Kettle Campaign donation points in Kingsport. The agency helps feed and shelter those it serves 365 days a year.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
Tenn. farmers ready to grow hemp, unused to rules

Tenn. farmers ready to grow hemp, unused to rules

November 19th, 2014 7:58 am by Associated Press

With a decades-long ban on hemp production in Tennessee finally lifted, some farmers say they want to grow the crop but aren't used to the government oversight that comes with it.

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