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Kingsport drug dealer sentenced to prison

Kingsport drug dealer sentenced to prison

March 3rd, 2014 4:07 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport man who reportedly conspired to deal 14,000 oxycodone pills in Northeast Tennessee will serve 270 months in federal prison.

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Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan

Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan

March 3rd, 2014 2:15 pm by MARCY GORDON and MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

In closed-door meetings with policymakers phone companies are taking a less accommodating stance with government and rattling the historically tight bond between telecom and the surveillance community.

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Update: Winter weather advisory extended

Update: Winter weather advisory extended

March 3rd, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

A winter weather advisory across Northeast Tennessee that was originally set to end at 3 p.m. has been extended.

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Update: D-B sectional basketball game postponed until Tuesday

Update: D-B sectional basketball game postponed until Tuesday

March 3rd, 2014 9:39 am by Staff Report

The Class A sectional game between Grace Christian and Hampton has now been postponed as well.

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Putin's push into Ukraine could be his Tiananmen Square

Putin's push into Ukraine could be his Tiananmen Square

March 3rd, 2014 9:18 am by By Markos Kounalakis, The Sacramento Bee (MCT)

When looking to history, the Russian military moves in Ukraine may resemble Hitler's "Anschluss" - the German annexation of Austria leading up to World War II - but the real effect is for this to be Putin's "Tiananmen Square."

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Kingsport church launches website for servers to vent about 'Sunday church crowd'

Kingsport church launches website for servers to vent about 'Sunday church crowd'

March 3rd, 2014 9:12 am by Jessica Fischer

Each week during the campaign, Preaching Christ Church will randomly choose a server who has shared his or her story on the website to receive a Food City gift card that can be redeemed for groceries or gas.

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'12 Years a Slave' wins best picture at Oscars

'12 Years a Slave' wins best picture at Oscars

March 3rd, 2014 1:04 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES - Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Kingsport intersection

Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Kingsport intersection

March 2nd, 2014 10:29 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT - A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Sunday and suffered what was believed to be non-life threatening injuries, according to a news release from the Kingsport Police Department.

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Weber City native to sing lead in opera workshop production in Philadelphia

Weber City native to sing lead in opera workshop production in Philadelphia

March 2nd, 2014 9:03 pm by Wes Bunch

Local opera singer Tatum Spears will soon take her talents to the City of Brotherly Love after being chosen to participate in the Russian Opera Workshop this July in Philadelphia.

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New  sirens for Kingsport on hold for now

New sirens for Kingsport on hold for now

March 2nd, 2014 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - An expansion of Kingsport's early warning siren system has been put on hold temporarily as a result of the new sirens not being compatible with the city's existing radio system.

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