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Man dead after shootout with police in Tenn.

Man dead after shootout with police in Tenn.

December 3rd, 2013 1:19 pm by Associated Press

A man sought by police since the discovery of his girlfriend's body in a burned house has been killed after a shootout with authorities.

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Medical worker gets 39 years for infecting dozens with hepatitis

Medical worker gets 39 years for infecting dozens with hepatitis

December 3rd, 2013 1:05 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A drug-addicted medical technician has been sentenced to 39 years in federal prison for infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C while working at hospitals in several states.

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Couch says he took benefits to help support family

Couch says he took benefits to help support family

December 3rd, 2013 1:01 pm by Associated Press

Former Tennessee defensive lineman Maurice Couch says family obligations led him to accept benefits, which caused him to lose his eligibility.

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Stalker crashes while fleeing from scene of vandalism

Stalker crashes while fleeing from scene of vandalism

December 3rd, 2013 11:31 am by Rain Smith

Shortly before 2 a.m. a woman and her boyfriend heard a noise outside their Bristol home. They found the tires on “several” vehicles had been slashed, then spotted the woman’s ex-boyfriend speeding away in his pickup.

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Lofty idea: Holiday tour to feature nine Kingsport loft apartments

Lofty idea: Holiday tour to feature nine Kingsport loft apartments

December 3rd, 2013 9:46 am by Jessica Fischer

The DKA's inaugural Holiday Loft Tour on Sunday, Dec. 8 will give area residents a chance to visit a total of nine loft apartments, which will be decked out in their holiday finest for the occasion.

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Fast-food strikes aim at 100 US cities

Fast-food strikes aim at 100 US cities

December 3rd, 2013 9:38 am by CANDICE CHOI and SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The protests are part of a movement by labor unions, Democrats and other worker advocacy groups to raise pay in low-wage sectors.

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Tenn. woman accused of stealing $200K in phone card scam

Tenn. woman accused of stealing $200K in phone card scam

December 3rd, 2013 9:33 am by Associated Press

Alexandrea Petty of Springfield was allegedly able to activate stolen Straightalk phone cards at times when the activation system was down by acting like a Wal-Mart supervisor.

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Bluff City man charged with sex crimes against juvenile

Bluff City man charged with sex crimes against juvenile

December 3rd, 2013 9:29 am by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County man faces 75 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after police allegedly discovered explicit images on his computer.

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Seahawks clinch playoff berth with rout of Saints

Seahawks clinch playoff berth with rout of Saints

December 3rd, 2013 12:36 am by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

Russell Wilson threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns, and the Seattle Seahawks became the first team to clinch a spot in the NFC playoffs with a 34-7 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Monday night.

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Blountville woman injured in collision on Fort Henry Drive

Blountville woman injured in collision on Fort Henry Drive

December 2nd, 2013 11:27 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Elise A. Kiser, 53, was identified by the Kingsport Police Department as the driver of a 2007 Ford Focus involved in the crash. Kiser was listed in serious condition Monday night at Holston Valley Hospital.

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