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Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

October 15th, 2013 8:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — If you’re looking to scare up a good time this weekend, why not head to Howl-o-ween at the Kingsport Dog Park Saturday. The event will be free to the public and will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The park is located at 801 Granby Road.

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Crime
HCSO: Pedestrian who admitted he ‘shot up’ was carrying morphine stash, syringes

HCSO: Pedestrian who admitted he ‘shot up’ was carrying morphine stash, syringes

October 15th, 2013 8:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office allegedly seized morphine pills with an approximate street value of $3,000 Sunday morning from a man walking along Lee Valley Road.

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Johnson City Power Board warns of latest phone scam

Johnson City Power Board warns of latest phone scam

October 15th, 2013 7:50 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — J.T. McSpadden, communications specialist for the power board, said although less than 10 customers have reported claims of the attempted scam, there could be more who have been contacted who haven’t notified authorities.

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Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer eager to be part of history in Battle at Bristol

Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer eager to be part of history in Battle at Bristol

October 15th, 2013 6:20 pm by Dave Ongie

For Butch Jones and Frank Beamer, a football game between their programs on Sept. 10, 2016, in front of a massive crowd at Bristol Motor Speedway is a tantalizing proposition.

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KPD warns citizens to be cautious with door-to-door solicitation

KPD warns citizens to be cautious with door-to-door solicitation

October 15th, 2013 3:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

If you have had someone come to your door trying to sell magazines over the past week, the Kingsport Police Department wants you to know that these companies have been doing so unlawfully.

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News Regional & National
Two girls arrested in Florida bullying case

Two girls arrested in Florida bullying case

October 15th, 2013 3:36 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press; MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

Two Florida girls who were primarily responsible for bullying a 12-year-old girl who killed herself were arrested after one of them acknowledged the harassment online, a sheriff said Tuesday.

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Vote on  GOP plan delayed as debt deadline nears

Vote on GOP plan delayed as debt deadline nears

October 15th, 2013 3:34 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican efforts to pass legislation averting a Treasury default and ending a partial government shutdown collapsed, and one of the country’s top ratings firms warned of a possible downgrade in the nation’s creditworthiness.

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Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges for passenger

Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges for passenger

October 15th, 2013 3:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — After a routine investigation, Willie Johnson was found to be in possession of a purple bag containing multiple small baggies of crack cocaine and marijuana which was packaged for resale, according to the police report.

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News Regional & National
More than half of US fast-food workers on public aid, report says

More than half of US fast-food workers on public aid, report says

October 15th, 2013 3:30 pm by By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

More than half of fast-food workers’ families receive some sort of public assistance, costing the nation $7 billion a year, according to a new report distributed by a group that has been pushing for union representation and higher wages for fast-food work

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Community Sunday Stories
Folks You Should Know:  Cobus Van Der Merwe shares recipe for a healthy life

Folks You Should Know: Cobus Van Der Merwe shares recipe for a healthy life

October 15th, 2013 2:55 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Soon-to-be 86-year-old Cobus Van Der Merwe - known as “Oupa” to his seven grandchildren - modestly reflects on his life's crowning achievements with the knowing smile of a man who's truly lived.

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