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Shoplifter snags 70 items en route to felony

Shoplifter snags 70 items en route to felony

January 13th, 2015 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

Walmart security personnel called police to the store on Fort Henry Drive, where a woman had loaded a buggy with $1,100 worth of DVDs, cough syrup, red bull, duct tape and men's thermal underwear.

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Getting ahead of the curve: VDOT hearing on Wadlow Gap improvements set for today

Getting ahead of the curve: VDOT hearing on Wadlow Gap improvements set for today

January 13th, 2015 10:43 am by Marci Gore

Route 224 carries traffic from the Scott County area of Virginia to the Sullivan County/Kingsport area of Tennessee. VDOT estimates more than 8,000 vehicles per day use this route.

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Police blew door off JC hotel room to reach murder suspect

Police blew door off JC hotel room to reach murder suspect

January 13th, 2015 9:45 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Johnson City police used explosives to blow a hotel room open just before a man suspected of killing a Kingsport teenager and wounding the teen's sister killed himself over the weekend.

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Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

January 13th, 2015 8:24 am by Associated Press

A University of Tennessee economic study commissioned by advocates for expanding Medicaid says Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee could create 15,000 jobs and bring $1.14 billion in new spending to the state.

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'Crushing' — AFJROTC instructor calls shooting victim a leader

'Crushing' — AFJROTC instructor calls shooting victim a leader

January 13th, 2015 8:06 am by Rick Wagner

Already accepted into a delayed entry program of the U.S. Marine Corps and set to graduate from South in the spring, 18-year-old Dylan Wayne Ferguson seemed to have everything going to him.

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A revolutionary new treatment in a dangerous flu season

A revolutionary new treatment in a dangerous flu season

January 13th, 2015 7:59 am by By Melissa Dribben, The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)

The annual scourge known as the flu is always a serious health threat, and this season's version is particularly nasty. The winter's reigning strain — H3N2 — has been mutating since last spring, making the vaccine less effective than hoped.

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Sports
Buckeyes Bash: Ohio State beats Oregon 42-20 in national title game

Buckeyes Bash: Ohio State beats Oregon 42-20 in national title game

January 13th, 2015 1:00 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Cardale Jones led Ohio State past Marcus Mariota and Oregon 42-20 in the first College Football Playoff national championship game Monday night at the $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys.

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Hawkins woman charged with DUI after lights go out

Hawkins woman charged with DUI after lights go out

January 12th, 2015 11:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County deputy traced a power outage late Thursday night near Rogersville to an alleged hit-and-run DUI driver who struck a utility pole with a pickup.

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Clean books: Kingsport gets good report from audit

Clean books: Kingsport gets good report from audit

January 12th, 2015 9:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport wrapped up its 2014 fiscal year with steady growth in property and sales tax collections, a slight increase in its rainy day fund while total debt ticked up 6 percent, from $209 million to $222 million.

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Woman who crashed car, abandoned kids sentenced to jail, rehab

Woman who crashed car, abandoned kids sentenced to jail, rehab

January 12th, 2015 8:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Monday, Ashley Brooke Mabe, 29, 124 Holston Terrace Drive, Rogersville, pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment, driving on a revoked license, evading arrest, registration violation, no insurance, and failure to make immediate notice of an accident.

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