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Kingsport child safety event set for Saturday

Kingsport child safety event set for Saturday

May 1st, 2014 11:50 am by Staff Report

The event hosted by the Kingsport Police Department and Burlington Coat Factory will put child vehicle safety in the spotlight, while also offering kid-oriented entertainment.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.1.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.1.14

May 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter, Kingsport, TN. This week we meet: Skipper, Cinnamon, Tina, River, Little Girl, and Tiger.

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D-B senior named semifinalist to be Presidential Scholar

D-B senior named semifinalist to be Presidential Scholar

May 1st, 2014 9:18 am by Rick Wagner

Being a semifinalist is something only three other D-B students and a relatively small number nationwide have accomplished since the mid-1960s, when the program began.

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'Stand your ground' law tested in recent shootings

'Stand your ground' law tested in recent shootings

May 1st, 2014 8:07 am by MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

The two recent cases take the "stand your ground" debate to a new level: Do laws that allow private citizens to protect their property also let them set a trap and wait for someone to kill?

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Florida jail explosion kills 2, injures 100

Florida jail explosion kills 2, injures 100

May 1st, 2014 7:57 am by JOHN RAOUX, Associated Press

An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle late Wednesday, killing two inmates, injuring more than 100 other people, and causing the building to partially collapse.

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ETSU football signee arrested for assault

ETSU football signee arrested for assault

May 1st, 2014 12:14 am by JOE AVENTO, NET News Service

Shawn Prevo was arrested on Friday and charged with aggravated domestic assault after an altercation with his brother. Prevo, 18, admitted to assaulting his 19-year-old brother, who refused to give him a cigarette.

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Early voting wraps up today in Hawkins

Early voting wraps up today in Hawkins

May 1st, 2014 12:05 am by Jeff Bobo

At the end of early voting for the 2010 county primary the final tally was 4,601. As of the end of business Tuesday, Hawkins County was way off the pace from 2010 with 2,889 total votes.

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Colorado eyes  rules as more people eat pot

Colorado eyes rules as more people eat pot

April 30th, 2014 11:56 pm by Associated Press

Colorado's marijuana experiment is threatened by the popularity of eating it instead of smoking it, leading the pot industry to join health officials and state regulators to try to curb the problem of consumers ingesting too much weed.

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Understaffed Hawkins UT Extension office getting three new positions

Understaffed Hawkins UT Extension office getting three new positions

April 30th, 2014 11:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

The past year has been rough on the Hawkins County Agricultural Extension Office, with the death in August of senior agent Bob Moncier at a time when the office was already understaffed.

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Motorcycle ride to benefit  Stoney Creek Methodist Camp

Motorcycle ride to benefit Stoney Creek Methodist Camp

April 30th, 2014 11:33 pm by Wes Bunch

The money is needed because the camp no longer receives funding from the Big Stone Gap United Methodist District or the Holston Methodist Conference, said Phillip Lane, who is manager of the facility.

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