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KPD: Reckless driving to hospital spurs crash, arrest

KPD: Reckless driving to hospital spurs crash, arrest

December 8th, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats man faces felony charges due to his alleged reckless driving to visit a hospitalized family member in Kingsport, running vehicles off the road and then T-boning a car that carried an infant passenger.

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Tennessee gives Butch Jones raise, extension

Tennessee gives Butch Jones raise, extension

December 8th, 2014 11:22 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

His contract will run through the 2020 season, and the raise takes effect in 2015.

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Under cover of the law: Local authorities frustrated by legal shield protecting 'pill mills'

Under cover of the law: Local authorities frustrated by legal shield protecting 'pill mills'

December 8th, 2014 10:52 am by Nick Shepherd

Officials refer to pain management clinics as pill mills because the only form of pain management offered is a prescription. And when law enforcement and prosecutors try to go after these clinics, they are continually frustrated.

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Kingsport schools working on policy for use of laptops

Kingsport schools working on policy for use of laptops

December 8th, 2014 10:14 am by Rick Wagner

Draft policy includes $50 annual technology fee that would roll over if no repairs needed that school year.

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Fire at Sullivan North briefly evacuates school

Fire at Sullivan North briefly evacuates school

December 8th, 2014 9:46 am by Rain Smith

At approximately 8:40 a.m., smoke was reported in the auxiliary gym area of the school on North John B. Dennis Highway.

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Faith in Action: Heritage Baptist Church has a mission to serve

Faith in Action: Heritage Baptist Church has a mission to serve

December 8th, 2014 9:00 am by Collin Brooks

During the holidays, people often feel the urge to donate time or money to the less fortunate. However, there are organizations that center their time around giving - well beyond the holidays.

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Deep in coal country, pondering future without it

Deep in coal country, pondering future without it

December 8th, 2014 8:46 am by ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer

For over a century, life in Central Appalachia has been largely defined by the ups and downs of the coal industry. Through all the bust years, there was always the promise of another boom. Until now.

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E-cigarette tech takes off as regulation looms

E-cigarette tech takes off as regulation looms

December 8th, 2014 8:33 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Just a few years ago, early adopters of e-cigarettes got their fix by clumsily screwing together a small battery and a plastic cartridge containing cotton soaked with nicotine.

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Tri-Cities Crossing plays catchup in competition involving three regional super retail developments

Tri-Cities Crossing plays catchup in competition involving three regional super retail developments

December 8th, 2014 8:04 am by Hank Hayes

The Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) has approved a resolution essentially delegating the Kingsport Economic Development Board (KEDB) as the point operator for the Tri-Cities Crossing project and any other development in its immediate area.

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Chlorine gas sickens 19, forces evacuation of hotel in Illinois

Chlorine gas sickens 19, forces evacuation of hotel in Illinois

December 7th, 2014 7:47 pm by Associated Press

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chlorine gas sickened several people and forced the evacuation of thousands of guests from a suburban Chicago hotel early Sunday.

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