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Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake

Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake

October 30th, 2014 10:34 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

John McCormick, TVA vice president of river operations, assures the dam is structurally sound, but said the TVA is "exercising an abundance of caution."

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Mom allegedly says she gave daughter Opana to shoot up in cemetery

Mom allegedly says she gave daughter Opana to shoot up in cemetery

October 30th, 2014 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Gary Lawson responded to the Courtney Cemetery on Morrisetts Chapel Road in far western Hawkins County on a complaint of a suspicious vehicle.

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TCRA to add security checkpoint lane

TCRA to add security checkpoint lane

October 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

After experiencing flight delays during peak travel periods last June, Airport Authority commissioners unanimously moved Thursday to add a second lane at the Tri-Cities Regional Airport passenger security checkpoint.

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US turns up heat on faulty air bag supplier

US turns up heat on faulty air bag supplier

October 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

Lawmakers say that 30 million cars with potentially faulty Takata air bags are driving on U.S. roads.

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Man tells JC police that Kingsport woman tried to run over him on I-26

Man tells JC police that Kingsport woman tried to run over him on I-26

October 30th, 2014 6:13 pm by NET News Service

Latoyia Griffith, 30, 172 Mullins St., Kingsport, was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay

Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay

October 30th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay," makes him the highest-profile business executive in the nation to publicly acknowledge his sexual orientation.

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Robber nabbed after fall through ceiling

Robber nabbed after fall through ceiling

October 30th, 2014 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

A man wanted for Walmart robberies in both Rogersville and Kingsport — allegedly pulling a knife on employees at each store — was arrested after the floor to an attic gave way, sending him crashing down to the kitchen as police searched the home.

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Update: Small plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

Update: Small plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

October 30th, 2014 3:01 pm by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press

Three of the dead were inside the building when the plane crashed into it at the city's Mid-Continent Airport, and the fourth was found on the roof and is believed to be the pilot, Wichita Fire Chief Ronald Blackwell said Thursday afternoon.

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Possum provokes fearful 911 flashback

Possum provokes fearful 911 flashback

October 30th, 2014 2:36 pm by Rain Smith

A man called 911 on a possum "with blood coming out of one side of its mouth," adding that the animal refused to leave his yard. Due to his past run-in with a rabbit, the experience was particularly harrowing.

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Child porn nets 'Incest Dad' 27 years in prison

Child porn nets 'Incest Dad' 27 years in prison

October 30th, 2014 1:19 pm by Matthew Lane

One of the emails from the Sullivan County man contained a sexually explicit picture of his 10-year-old mentally challenged daughter and himself.

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