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Proposed supermarket wine deal draws criticism

Proposed supermarket wine deal draws criticism

January 21st, 2014 7:28 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — A proposal to require a minimum percentage of sales to be made up by groceries in order to gain a license to sell wine has drawn the ire of big retailers such as Wal-Mart and smaller convenience stores.

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Leeper named Daytona 500 honorary official

Leeper named Daytona 500 honorary official

January 21st, 2014 6:32 pm by Staff Report

Paralympic athlete Blake Leeper will serve as honorary race official for the 56th annual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Feb. 23 at Daytona International Speedway.

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HCSO: Woman admits trading pills for mechanical work

HCSO: Woman admits trading pills for mechanical work

January 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Surgoinsville woman was charged with pill trafficking Friday by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office after her prescription was allegedly found to be 20 pills light a day after it was filled.

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Neighbor saves man from hypothermia after drunken brawl

Neighbor saves man from hypothermia after drunken brawl

January 21st, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Police said a beating victim who was found in some bushes early Friday morning suffering from hypothermia in a rural community north of Rogersville had been drinking with two women and another male the night before.

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VIDEO: Suspect sought in burglary of Kingsport business

VIDEO: Suspect sought in burglary of Kingsport business

January 21st, 2014 4:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Officers with the Kingsport Police Department are seeking a subject who rammed a garage door at a local business with a vehicle to get inside and steal cash.

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Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife indicted

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife indicted

January 21st, 2014 4:12 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted Tuesday on corruption charges after a monthslong federal investigation into gifts the Republican received from a political donor.

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Man arrested after hassling Kingsport pharmacist

Man arrested after hassling Kingsport pharmacist

January 21st, 2014 3:57 pm by Rain Smith

The owner of a Fort Henry Drive pharmacy reported a man entered and began "requesting to clean the store." The offer was declined and the man was repeatedly told to leave, but before departing he walked behind the counter.

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Mom charged with drug possession at Justice Center after son’s arrest in court

Mom charged with drug possession at Justice Center after son’s arrest in court

January 21st, 2014 3:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Surgoinsville woman who was apparently stranded at the Hawkins County Justice Center after her son was arrested in court last week was charged with drug possession and public intoxication in the parking lot.

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King starts new science, technology school

King starts new science, technology school

January 21st, 2014 3:28 pm by Associated Press

In an effort to help better prepare students for 21st century careers, King University in East Tennessee has established a school of applied science and technology.

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Two nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

Two nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

January 21st, 2014 3:25 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise, according to a South Texas police chief.

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