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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Civil War Historian Ed Bearss in Kingsport Monday.

November 7th, 2013 4:31 pm by Ned Jilton

You may remember him from the Ken Burn’s Civil War series on PBS. This Monday night you have the chance to hear Ed Bearss in person.

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Caller sics police on dog with leg fetish

Caller sics police on dog with leg fetish

November 7th, 2013 3:48 pm by Rain Smith

Dispatchers received a call from Big Stone Gap, with a woman saying she needed to speak with someone about leash laws. She relayed that a dog had run onto the porch and approached her aunt, age 76, then "hunched her leg."

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News Regional & National
Taste the difference of no trans fat? Probably not

Taste the difference of no trans fat? Probably not

November 7th, 2013 3:44 pm by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor

Artificial trans fats — widely considered the most dangerous of the so-called bad fats in the American diet — were officially shown the door by the Food and Drug Administration this week

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News Regional & National
GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

November 7th, 2013 3:41 pm by By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

On the surface, the U.S. economy looked good in the third quarter, with the pace of growth improving to a surprisingly solid 2.8 percent annual rate, the fastest in a year.

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Education TriCityMom
Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

November 7th, 2013 3:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A new report shows Tennessee students are leading the nation in academic growth.

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News Crime Local News
Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

November 7th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two baggies of meth were allegedly seized from a Hawkins County woman who was found sitting in a roadside ditch Tuesday afternoon.

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Crime Local News
KPD, US Marshals team up to check sex offender registry status, arrest one

KPD, US Marshals team up to check sex offender registry status, arrest one

November 7th, 2013 1:44 pm by Staff report

A Kingsport man was arrested for violation of the sex offender registry after officers with the Kingsport Police Department teamed up with the U.S. Marshals service to conduct sex offender compliance checks,according to a police report.

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Sports
Thomas, Hokies look for turnover turnaround at No. 14 Miami

Thomas, Hokies look for turnover turnaround at No. 14 Miami

November 7th, 2013 1:41 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Receiver Joshua Stanford believes Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas is taking too much heat. Thomas has turned over the ball four times in each of the Hokies' last two games, a home loss against Duke and a road setback at Boston College.

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HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

November 7th, 2013 12:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman was arrested on a DUI charge Tuesday evening after allegedly trying to run over her neighbor.

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Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

Local volunteers ready to rescue pets

November 7th, 2013 8:17 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The Sullivan County Disaster Animal Response Team has approximately 30 trained volunteers ready to respond to a natural or manmade disaster, including disease outbreaks.

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