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Feds grab $21.6M in counterfeits before Super Bowl

Feds grab $21.6M in counterfeits before Super Bowl

January 30th, 2014 12:30 pm by Associated Press

Investigators have seized more than $21.6 million in knockoff souvenir football jerseys, caps and other merchandise, shut down illegal websites and made dozens of arrests in a crackdown on Super Bowl counterfeiters.

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Water line break on Broad Street causes service interruption

Water line break on Broad Street causes service interruption

January 30th, 2014 9:51 am by Contributed

A water line break on Broad Street will interrupt water service at 415 Broad Street and 200-235 East Sullivan Street. Repairs should be complete by 2 p.m. today, January 30, 2014.

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Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

January 30th, 2014 8:35 am by Nick Shepherd

Because of autism, Jakob Nicastro sometimes has meltdowns. A service dog would be trained to disrupt these behavior issues, and track him down if he gets out of the house without his parents knowing.

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Update: Tenn. Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

Update: Tenn. Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

January 30th, 2014 8:21 am by Associated Press

The state Senate has passed a bill to allow local governments to hold votes on whether to allow wine sales in supermarkets and convenience stores.

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McRae leads Vols to 86-70 win over Mississippi

McRae leads Vols to 86-70 win over Mississippi

January 30th, 2014 8:14 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

McRae scored 26 points and went 6 of 7 from 3-point range Wednesday as Tennessee never trailed in an 86-70 victory over Mississippi.

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Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

January 29th, 2014 11:33 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — As National Guardsmen and state troopers fanned out, Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal found themselves on the defensive, acknowledging the storm preparations could have been better. But Deal also blamed forecasters.

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King’s Korner opens on Broad Street

King’s Korner opens on Broad Street

January 29th, 2014 11:24 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The former TK’s Big Dogs location on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport didn’t stay closed for long. It has been reborn as the King’s Korner with a strong connection to the nearby LampLight Theatre and The Nutty Java.

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Former nursing home director pleads guilty

Former nursing home director pleads guilty

January 29th, 2014 11:01 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP — The former nursing director of a defunct Scott County nursing home pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Big Stone Gap to a single felony count connected to wrongdoing at the facility.

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Fire causes minor damage at  Head Start facility at Duffield school

Fire causes minor damage at Head Start facility at Duffield school

January 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Scott County Public Schools Superintendent John Ferguson said the fire was limited to the school’s Head Start Parent Resource Center, which is located in a separate building on the primary school campus.

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KPD seeks help in locating suspect in credit card theft

KPD seeks help in locating suspect in credit card theft

January 29th, 2014 7:21 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Police are seeking the public's help in locating a female who used a stolen Lowe's credit card. The woman made four separate purchases between January 2 and January 10 at the Lowe's on East Stone Drive.

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