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Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

April 2nd, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport child neglect suspect picked up another charge after calling a detective assigned to the case and allegedly leaving an expletive-laced message boasting about the sexual conquest of the female officer's "wife."

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More Americans see middle class status slipping

More Americans see middle class status slipping

April 2nd, 2014 2:21 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The difference between the income earned by the wealthiest 5 percent of Americans and by a median-income household has risen 24 percent in 30 years, according to the Census Bureau.

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Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor limits

Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor limits

April 2nd, 2014 2:20 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want

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Signs of spring: Kingsport Farmers Market opens 2014 season

Signs of spring: Kingsport Farmers Market opens 2014 season

April 2nd, 2014 1:08 pm by Nick Shepherd

A warm, sunny day greeted the patrons who made the trip to downtown Kingsport for opening day.

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Couponing 101:  Saving at the "dollar stores"

Couponing 101: Saving at the "dollar stores"

April 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

How far can you stretch a dollar? "Dollar stores" can put that to the test. Stack a good deal with store and manufacturer coupons and the deals get even sweeter!

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King student travels to Haiti for medical mission trip

King student travels to Haiti for medical mission trip

April 2nd, 2014 9:33 am by Laura Boggan, Community Contributor

Although her mission during this trip was to tend to medical needs, Olinger said anyone can make a difference.

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Northeast Theatre travels to Narnia

Northeast Theatre travels to Narnia

April 2nd, 2014 8:20 am by Entertainment Staff

The Northeast State Theatre Department will take audiences through an old coat closet into the strange nature-world of Narnia with its spring production of the C.S. Lewis classic "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."

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Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

April 2nd, 2014 7:31 am by LISA BAUMANN and MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

More than 10 days after a large section of a rain-soaked hill crashed down on a neighborhood in the small community of Oso, teams with cadaver dogs are still sifting through debris and soil to determine exactly how many people died.

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Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

April 2nd, 2014 7:19 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

For seven weeks or so they have been on the run — a pair of "Scottish aristocrats" who according to authorities lived a life of luxury while collecting food stamps, welfare and Medicaid from two states.

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Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

April 2nd, 2014 12:12 am by LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press

Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks.

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