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Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

March 31st, 2014 10:49 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing a traffic stop for a broken brake light, then forcing other motorists off the road before flipping his own vehicle.

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New traditions, old favorites: Firechaser Express coaster, Festival of Nations usher in Dollywood's 29th season

New traditions, old favorites: Firechaser Express coaster, Festival of Nations usher in Dollywood's 29th season

March 31st, 2014 10:37 am by J. H. Osborne

There's lots of new live entertainment, including performers from around the globe, at Dollywood for this year's Festival of Nations, which continues through April 21.

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'End of Spear' missionary's daughter to speak at women's conference

'End of Spear' missionary's daughter to speak at women's conference

March 31st, 2014 8:35 am by Staff Report

Valerie Elliott Shepard is the only daughter of Elisabeth and Jim Elliot, missionaries to the Quichua Indians of the Amazon jungle in Ecuador.

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Georgia bill would go far in expanding gun rights

Georgia bill would go far in expanding gun rights

March 31st, 2014 8:18 am by By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Legislation awaiting the governor's signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports and schools. Critics call it the "guns everywhere bill."

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Redistricting has little effect on Tenn. GOP

Redistricting has little effect on Tenn. GOP

March 31st, 2014 8:11 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Republicans were able to give themselves a built-in advantage in House elections by doing well in the statewide elections in many states, then gerrymandering congressional districts in key states after the 2010 census.

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SEC gets last laugh in NCAA tournament

SEC gets last laugh in NCAA tournament

March 31st, 2014 12:27 am by Matt Murschel, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

"Two SEC basketball teams walk into the Final Four ..." Wait, is this a joke? No, but it's the Southeastern Conference that's no longer the laughingstock of the college basketball world, with Florida and Kentucky both heading for the Final Four.

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Mudslide death toll rises; search dogs take break

Mudslide death toll rises; search dogs take break

March 30th, 2014 10:38 pm by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

Many of the dogs that have been essential in the search for victims of the deadly mudslide that buried the mountainside community of Oso will take a two-day break after long hours in the cold and rain, rescue crews said Sunday.

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Sullivan County BOE crunching numbers on bus service

Sullivan County BOE crunching numbers on bus service

March 30th, 2014 8:52 pm by Rick Wagner

The song says the wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round. But it doesn't mention the cost of the bus, fuel, drivers' and mechanics' pay, parts and bus depreciation, all of which keep the circular motion going.

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Kingsport Police Department lauded for unbroken accreditation

Kingsport Police Department lauded for unbroken accreditation

March 30th, 2014 8:13 pm by Staff Report

On March 22, the Kingsport Police Department's Chief of Police David Quillin and Accreditation Manager Sgt. Steve Hammonds appeared before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement in Garden Grove, Calif.

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Sullivan, Hawkins counties in middle of pack in county health rankings

Sullivan, Hawkins counties in middle of pack in county health rankings

March 30th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Sullivan County and Hawkins County rank in the middle of the pack when it comes to health outcomes and length of life, according to the fifth annual Tennessee county health rankings.

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