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4-year-old boy claims his father burned him with cigarettes

4-year-old boy claims his father burned him with cigarettes

October 7th, 2013 3:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations that a four-year-old Kingsport boy was burned with cigarettes during visitation with his father last week near Church Hill.

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AAA: Gas prices continue to drop

AAA: Gas prices continue to drop

October 7th, 2013 2:50 pm by Staff Report

Locally, Bristol is showing the lowest price per gallon at $3.07, followed by Kingsport at $3.08. Johnson City has the highest price locally at $3.11.

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Families hoard cash 5 years after crisis

Families hoard cash 5 years after crisis

October 7th, 2013 2:05 pm by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

They speak different languages, live in countries rich and poor, face horrible job markets and healthy ones. When it comes to money, though, they act as one: They're holding tight to their cash, driven more by a fear of losing what they have than a desire

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Kansas Chase race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Kansas Chase race

October 7th, 2013 12:48 pm by Dave Ongie

Some of the best drivers who have ever competed in the sport are in their prime and locked in an intriguing race for a Cup championship. The problem is they are stuck driving race cars that handle more like UPS trucks.

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Quilt Trail celebrates 10th anniversary and starts planning its future

Quilt Trail celebrates 10th anniversary and starts planning its future

October 7th, 2013 12:19 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

The Northeast Tennessee Quilt Trail was patterned after the very first quilt trail, created in Ohio in 2001. Sites in Sullivan County include the Kingsport Farmer’s Market, Exchange Place Farm, Yancey’s Tavern and the Childress Brothers Farm.

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Video: KPD welcomes 'Elvira' to SWAT

Video: KPD welcomes 'Elvira' to SWAT

October 7th, 2013 10:50 am by Matthew Lane

“Elvira” is the newest member of the KPD SWAT team — an Avatar I tactical robot from the California-based company Robotex Inc. The SWAT team attended a tactical school in Washington, D.C., back in September and won the $7,500 robot in a drawing.

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Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

October 7th, 2013 10:47 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Tennessee law authorizes any teacher or principal in the state to administer corporal punishment, but gives local districts control over when or if to use it.

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Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

October 7th, 2013 8:19 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork. It's old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska. Food poisoning microbes awaiting analysis in Atlanta.

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Tenn. man dies after contracting West Nile virus

Tenn. man dies after contracting West Nile virus

October 7th, 2013 8:12 am by Associated Press

Family members say a Middle Tennessee man has died after contracting the West Nile virus.

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Sports
Dodgers rout Braves 13-6 to take 2-1 NLDS lead

Dodgers rout Braves 13-6 to take 2-1 NLDS lead

October 6th, 2013 11:49 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

LOS ANGELES — Carl Crawford hit a three-run homer, Juan Uribe added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Atlanta Braves 13-6 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL division series.

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