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Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom

January 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Rain Smith

A man with a grocery bag on his head robbed a Kingsport gold buying business on Friday night, attacking the clerk with a broom before making away with cash and jewelry.

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Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors

January 27th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Northeast Tennessee man has been indicted on more than six dozen counts of sex crimes against minors, stemming from the alleged discovery of child porn while he was previously living in Kingsport.

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Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

January 27th, 2014 1:08 pm by Matthew Lane

Former Kingsport Police Chief Jim Keesling had a reputation for being tough as nails, commanding respect from within the department and throughout the community.

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Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

Hawkins County man charged with indecent exposure at Pal's

January 27th, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

The arrest follows reports of a serial masturbator appearing at a Boones Creek fast food drive-thru window.

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Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

January 27th, 2014 11:02 am by Rain Smith

For 18 years Cindy Risk has operated Hunger First, which is currently located on the corner of Center and Myrtle streets. She died Friday evening on South Wilcox Drive after swerving to avoid another vehicle and overturning her Jeep.

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Broncos, Seahawks hit frozen Big Apple

Broncos, Seahawks hit frozen Big Apple

January 27th, 2014 9:11 am by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Looks like Mother Nature is taking seriously the NFL's slogan for this Super Bowl: Best Served Cold.

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Brutal cold returns to Midwest for extended stay

Brutal cold returns to Midwest for extended stay

January 26th, 2014 10:26 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

CHICAGO — A persistent weather pattern driving bitterly cold air south out of the Arctic will cause temperatures from Minnesota to Kentucky to plummet Monday, turning this winter into one of the coldest on record in some areas.

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The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

January 26th, 2014 9:33 pm by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.

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Former postal worker gets probation for stealing medications

Former postal worker gets probation for stealing medications

January 26th, 2014 9:16 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Fall Branch postal worker, who broke into packages and stole prescription pain medication meant for military veterans, will not be spending any more time in jail for her crime, a federal judge ruled last week.

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SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

January 26th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some area high school students have been SAILing over a Bridge when it comes to getting ready for college math.

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