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Fire destroys house near Gate City, displaces family of three

Fire destroys house near Gate City, displaces family of three

December 23rd, 2013 9:31 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — One Scott County family is without a home for Christmas after their house near Gate City was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. The home’s residents were reportedly out of town when the fire occurred.

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Eight children get new bikes thanks to Weber City Police Department

Eight children get new bikes thanks to Weber City Police Department

December 23rd, 2013 9:26 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — The Weber City Police Department got into the holiday spirit Monday by giving away bicycles to less fortunate children.

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Kingsport sending extra trucks to pick up trash left over from Christmas

Kingsport sending extra trucks to pick up trash left over from Christmas

December 23rd, 2013 9:18 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport’s Streets and Sanitation Department is sticking with tradition this year by helping families out a little with the post Christmas cleanup.

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Motorist killed in head-on collision on Interstate 26

Motorist killed in head-on collision on Interstate 26

December 23rd, 2013 6:50 pm by Staff Report

A nearly head-on crash killed a motorist Monday afternoon on Interstate 26, according to a news release from Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Thomas M. Patton.

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Entertainment
Review: Pomp, amoral 'Wolf of Wall Street' is rich

Review: Pomp, amoral 'Wolf of Wall Street' is rich

December 23rd, 2013 4:19 pm by JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer

As we've seen in his films "Goodfellas" and "Casino," Scorsese is keen on illuminating power struggles among a brutal backdrop. But in "Wolf," swindling is the central vice, while violence is pale.

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Last-minute insurance shoppers given grace period

Last-minute insurance shoppers given grace period

December 23rd, 2013 4:17 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

"I'm an Obamacare supporter, though I think it is full of problems," Eichenberger said. "I'd like to see the whole system streamlined to be more user-friendly. Keep the basic idea, but don't make me feel like I'm navigating a maze to get a simple checkup.

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Holiday gifting can be vexing for kids of divorce

Holiday gifting can be vexing for kids of divorce

December 23rd, 2013 4:16 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Tomi Tuel remembers a particularly vexing Christmas after her divorce. Her two kids received an Xbox as a gift and hauled it from home to home when it came time to visit their dad.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins ministry’s “Christmas for the Children” has $112,200 impact on county

PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins ministry’s “Christmas for the Children” has $112,200 impact on county

December 23rd, 2013 3:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

This year the program provided Christmas presents and parties for 922 Hawkins County Children, as well as another 21 children from Hancock County.

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Crime Local News
UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

UPDATE: Grand jury to decide if charges will be placed in shooting death

December 23rd, 2013 2:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson said Monday that his department’s investigation into a weekend shooting death continues, and whatever it uncovers will be sent to the Sullivan County grand jury.

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Sports
Auburn's Gus Malzahn named AP national coach of the year

Auburn's Gus Malzahn named AP national coach of the year

December 23rd, 2013 1:40 pm by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Gus Malzahn's quick work at Auburn made him the Associated Press national coach of the year. Duke head coach David Cutcliffe finished second in the voting.

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