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Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

January 10th, 2015 10:03 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Republicans in Congress and a state supreme court have thrown the political hot potato known as Keystone XL straight back onto President Barack Obama's lap.

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Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

January 10th, 2015 10:01 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press; DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Some of Missouri's top leaders tried unsuccessfully to pressure Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson to resign after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, interviews with several elected officials and newly released records show.

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Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

January 10th, 2015 10:00 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

The drones are coming. Not as flying deliverymen that bring diapers, books or soup cans to your home, a vision put forth by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to much fanfare a little more than a year ago.

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Folks You Should Know: Ralph Burrell earned a Silver Star for 'gallantry in action'

Folks You Should Know: Ralph Burrell earned a Silver Star for 'gallantry in action'

January 10th, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

Imagine being away from your family during the holidays and your mission is to take other people away from their families, forever. That is the face of war and it's exactly what Kingsport's Ralph Burrell was forced to do when he earned a Silver Star.

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Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

January 10th, 2015 9:43 am by Nick Shepherd

A Church Hill man who killed one person at a Kingsport apartment complex and left another with life threatening injuries committed suicide as police closed in to take him into custody.

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Lady Falcons halt Lady Hilltoppers' Big 7 streak

Lady Falcons halt Lady Hilltoppers' Big 7 streak

January 10th, 2015 2:13 am by Trey Williams, NET News Service

James Madison signee Savannah Felgemacher scored 18 points while helping Volunteer end Science Hill's 56-game regular-season winning streak with a 40-37 upset Friday night at Volunteer.

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Lady Warriors outlast Lady Blue Devils in triple overtime

Lady Warriors outlast Lady Blue Devils in triple overtime

January 10th, 2015 12:51 am by George Thwaites

Logan Reynolds scored 17 points and the Wise Central girls held off Gate City 41-35 in a triple-overtime Conference 40 win on Friday night.

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Ramsey: Obama no help to Tennessee Promise

Ramsey: Obama no help to Tennessee Promise

January 9th, 2015 11:56 pm by Hank Hayes

State Rep. Ron Ramsey and Republican members of Congress charge the federal government can't and shouldn't pay for a nationwide tuition-free program, which Obama has billed "America's College Promise."

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KPD boosts seat belt enforcement

KPD boosts seat belt enforcement

January 9th, 2015 10:30 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say they are stepping up seat belt enforcement to increase the city's current usage rate of 80 percent. Since 2012, at least a third of the people killed in Model City crashes were not wearing their seat belts.

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Bluff City denies railroad request to close crossing

Bluff City denies railroad request to close crossing

January 9th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Despite pleas from Norfolk Southern, members of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Alderman refused to shut down a crossing the railroad says will eventually cause a fatality.

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