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Lighting of the Tunnel ‘one of a kind’ event

Lighting of the Tunnel ‘one of a kind’ event

December 11th, 2013 11:00 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Christmas is only a few weeks away, and that means there are only a few chances left to see this year’s Lighting of the Tunnel at Natural Tunnel State Park in Scott County.

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Washington County strips Mouse’s Ear owner of right to rebuild

Washington County strips Mouse’s Ear owner of right to rebuild

December 11th, 2013 10:53 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

Washington County Zoning Administrator Mike Rutherford has determined that Mouse’s Ear Exotic Sports Bar owner Ralph Browning will not be allowed to rebuild the Gray strip club consumed by fire early this year.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Union vs. Rye Cove basketball

December 11th, 2013 9:37 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Wednesday night's boys basketball game between Union and Rye Cove in Clinchport:

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Raid on alleged Hawkins cattle rustler yields drugs, missing cows

Raid on alleged Hawkins cattle rustler yields drugs, missing cows

December 11th, 2013 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — On Tuesday authorities raided a home shared by Jonathan David Bundren, 35, and Mary Ann Ferrell, 48, at 120 Shiloh Church Road, in the Hickory Cove area north of Surgoinsville near the Hancock County line.

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Surgoinsville sets usage, tap-on fees for new sewer

Surgoinsville sets usage, tap-on fees for new sewer

December 11th, 2013 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Monday evening the Surgoinsville BMA approved a one-time $1,250 tap-on fee, as well as a $7.20 per 1,000 gallon usage rate with a minimum monthly bill of $20. Lower-income families will have their tap-on fee paid for them.

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Regional & National
Studies: Some breast cancer treatments can be skipped

Studies: Some breast cancer treatments can be skipped

December 11th, 2013 7:09 pm by Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Treatments help many women beat the disease, but giving too many or ones that aren’t really needed causes unnecessary expense, trauma and lifelong side effects, such as heart troubles. Radiation can even raise the risk of new cancers.

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Pope Francis is Time’s Person of the Year

Pope Francis is Time’s Person of the Year

December 11th, 2013 6:53 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The magazine said the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time. The pope beat out NSA leaker Edward Snowden for the distinction.

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Man rescued from house fire by three people

December 11th, 2013 4:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

A man was saved from a house fire in Kingsport thanks to the quick thinking of three people, one of them a teenager.

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Three year sentence for woman who told 911 she was a hostage who’d been shot

Three year sentence for woman who told 911 she was a hostage who’d been shot

December 11th, 2013 3:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kasie Danyell Crumley admitted that she lied to a Hawkins County 911 dispatcher about being shot and being held captive so that police would respond faster.

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KPD thanks public for identifying shoplifters

KPD thanks public for identifying shoplifters

December 11th, 2013 2:44 pm by Staff Report

A local couple suspected of stealing seven video game systems from a Kingsport Walmart have been identified. Police say tips began "pouring in" shortly after images of the suspects were released to the media on Tuesday.

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