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April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April 3rd, 2014 5:16 pm by Rain Smith

Police and fire personnel were dispatched to a Kingsport apartment on a report of injury, forcibly making entry after receiving no answer at the door.

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Weather delays Kingsport Speedway opener until Saturday

Weather delays Kingsport Speedway opener until Saturday

April 3rd, 2014 5:03 pm by Chase Brashears, Kingsport Speedway

Due to the inclement weather, Kingsport Speedway track officials have moved Friday's scheduled opener to Saturday.

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US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

April 3rd, 2014 4:50 pm by ALBERTO ARCE, Associated Press; DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press; JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, the AP has learned.

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Fort Hood gunman showed no prior sign of violence

Fort Hood gunman showed no prior sign of violence

April 3rd, 2014 4:47 pm by PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press; WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Spc. Ivan Lopez seemed to have a clean record that showed no ties to extremist groups. But the Army secretary promised that investigators would keep all avenues open in their inquiry

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House GOP moves against health care law

House GOP moves against health care law

April 3rd, 2014 4:45 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans renewed their election-year assault on President Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, their opposition undimmed just days after Obama celebrated news that more than 7 million Americans had signed up for coverage under the law.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to host eighth annual Bowl for Kids' Sake

Big Brothers Big Sisters to host eighth annual Bowl for Kids' Sake

April 3rd, 2014 4:34 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

It's time again for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Tri-Cities' annual Bowl for Kids' Sake event and this year's fundraiser promises to be a "bowling skill optional," fun-filled, family-oriented extravaganza to support the organization's mission.

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Prosecutor's statements in court clerk contempt dismissal stricken from record

Prosecutor's statements in court clerk contempt dismissal stricken from record

April 3rd, 2014 4:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Facts" stated in special prosecutor Barry Staubus' motion to dismiss a contempt charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis have been stricken from the record by the presiding judge.

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Kingsport Senior Center Egg Hunt

April 3rd, 2014 2:45 pm by David Grace

Kingsport Senior Center and New Vision Youth held the fourth-annual "Wishes to Wisdom" Easter egg hunt.

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Sullivan County woman charged with neglecting 75-year-old grandmother

Sullivan County woman charged with neglecting 75-year-old grandmother

April 3rd, 2014 1:51 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman has been arrested for allegedly neglecting her elderly grandmother, whom she was entrusted to care for, leading to the victim's hospitalization.

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Update: All four teens wanted in Greene County murder have been captured in South Carolina

Update: All four teens wanted in Greene County murder have been captured in South Carolina

April 3rd, 2014 12:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina, all four teenagers wanted in a Greene County shooting death Wednesday night have been taken into custody.

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