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Escapee from SC mental hospital captured in Tenn.

Escapee from SC mental hospital captured in Tenn.

January 3rd, 2014 4:08 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

A South Carolina patient who escaped from the mental hospital to which he was committed after a judge ruled he had little grasp of reality when he killed his mother and stepfather was captured Friday in Tennessee.

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Entertainment
Paul Walker burned beyond recognition in crash, autopsy finds

Paul Walker burned beyond recognition in crash, autopsy finds

January 3rd, 2014 4:06 pm by By Richard Winton and Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

“Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker suffered multiple fractures and other traumatic injuries in a high-speed Porsche crash and was so badly burned that he couldn’t be visually identified, according to autopsy reports released Friday.

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Gov't: Birth control mandate should not be blocked

Gov't: Birth control mandate should not be blocked

January 3rd, 2014 4:05 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

The Obama administration urged a Supreme Court justice Friday to stop blocking the new health care law's requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance that includes birth control.

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Obama proposes firearm background check changes

Obama proposes firearm background check changes

January 3rd, 2014 4:04 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

The Obama administration on Friday announced a pair of executive actions aimed at strengthening federal background checks for gun purchasers, with a particular focus on limiting firearm access for those with mental health issues.

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Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

January 3rd, 2014 4:04 pm by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

It's an assertion that has been accepted as fact by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people.

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Blogs Local Entertainment Hardtack & Hard Times
Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: "Siege of Charleston and the Hunley" Presented by the TCCWRT Jan. 13

January 3rd, 2014 3:21 pm by Ned Jilton

The Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table continues to bring in historians from around the nation, free to the public.

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News Crime Local News
KPD looking for suspect in Colonial Heights shooting

KPD looking for suspect in Colonial Heights shooting

January 3rd, 2014 2:47 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Patrol officers with the KPD were dispatched to the parking lot of Perkins restaurant on Fort Henry Drive because shots had been fired, according to a press release.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: Breakfast with Santa

January 3rd, 2014 10:44 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase was submitted by Debra McCown. It features photos from 'Breakfast with Santa' at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway.

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Local News
KPD attempting to locate missing Kingsport man

KPD attempting to locate missing Kingsport man

January 3rd, 2014 10:39 am by Staff reports

According to Public Information Officer Tom Patton, KPD detectives are looking for Dennis Connolly. Connolly is a 26-year-old white male who is a resident of Kingsport. He was reported missing by his mother.

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Community Sunday Stories
Folks You Should Know: 'Mama Marsha' retires from the Kingsport Senior Center

Folks You Should Know: 'Mama Marsha' retires from the Kingsport Senior Center

January 3rd, 2014 10:29 am by Katherine Scoggins

A Kingsport native and Lynn View graduate, Marsha Mullins has held a variety of jobs over a 16-year period: from driver to receptionist to records clerk to 'mind reader.'

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