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U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

July 31st, 2014 10:09 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

U.S. health officials issued a travel advisory Thursday that applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than 700 people this year.

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Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

July 31st, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

One local resident said a man came to his house and offered a free roof inspection and handed him a business card. After a quick Google search, the address connected to a private house that was for sale.

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New day dawning for E&H men's and women's basketball

New day dawning for E&H men's and women's basketball

July 31st, 2014 9:52 pm by George Thwaites

New women's basketball coach Anne Crutchfield and second-year men's basketball coach Dave Willson touched base with alumni and fans during Wednesday's E&H Coaches Caravan event at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.

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Alexander: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

Alexander: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

July 31st, 2014 9:20 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander pitched his re-election effort Thursday by selling the idea that a Republican-controlled Senate can put the clamps on President Barack Obama's executive power.

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Photo Gallery: Lamar Alexander Visits Warriors Path State Park.

July 31st, 2014 8:25 pm by Ned Jilton

Senator Lamar Alexander's "Standing Up For Tennessee" bus tour Get-Out-the-Vote BBQ in Kingsport. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

July 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport, Bristol and Sullivan County sought a dismissal, arguing the claims were moot since Tennessee approved laws in April 2012 banning the sale and use of synthetic drugs.

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New director named for Tri-Cities Susan G. Komen affiliate

New director named for Tri-Cities Susan G. Komen affiliate

July 31st, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Lisa Marie Pierson has nearly a decade of nonprofit leadership and fundraising experience. Previously, she served as the director of development for Coalition for Kids, Inc.

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Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

July 31st, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Surgoinsville man accused of damaging approximately 60 historic graves with a wire brush told police he didn't realize he was causing any harm.

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Kingsport motorcyclist faces felony charges after igniting pursuit

Kingsport motorcyclist faces felony charges after igniting pursuit

July 31st, 2014 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

Five days after allegedly revving a motorcycle engine in front of police in downtown Kingsport then speeding away on the wrong side of the road to ignite a brief pursuit, a city man has been arrested on felony charges.

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Cop gets job back after blaming failed cocaine test on sex-aid cream

Cop gets job back after blaming failed cocaine test on sex-aid cream

July 31st, 2014 3:08 pm by By David Ovalle, The Miami Herald (MCT)

After Miami Beach Police Detective Reinaldo Casas tested positive for cocaine, he insisted that the drug had been unwittingly absorbed into his blood through an erection-enhancing cream he applied to his genitals. His defense worked.

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