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Police: Hawkins man caught at 3 a.m. with children he met on Facebook

Police: Hawkins man caught at 3 a.m. with children he met on Facebook

December 2nd, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A 20-year-old Hawkins County man is facing charges including contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a traffic stop early Saturday led to the discovery of three 13-year-old girls in his vehicle.

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Man shoots self at Kingsport Christmas tree lot

Man shoots self at Kingsport Christmas tree lot

December 2nd, 2013 2:31 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man is in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself on Friday afternoon, when a shotgun discharged as he retrieved a Christmas tree stand from his vehicle.

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Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

December 2nd, 2013 1:23 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Retail Writer

Millions of shoppers are expected to shop with the click of their fingers on Monday as retailers offer online deals on the first working day after the four-day Thanksgiving weekend.

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Drone on: Novel uses for Amazon's drone delivery

Drone on: Novel uses for Amazon's drone delivery

December 2nd, 2013 1:21 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

That's the not-so-distant reality the Amazon.com CEO envisions, a future in which his company transports packages in 30 minutes or less —using self-guided drones.

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4 Tenn. high school seniors killed in car crash

4 Tenn. high school seniors killed in car crash

December 2nd, 2013 1:20 pm by Associated Press

Officials say four Tennessee high school seniors were killed in a single-car crash over the weekend, and the mother of one of the teens says the group was returning to a game of zombie tag when they died.

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Update: Domestic disturbance may have preceded fiery crash Monday morning

Update: Domestic disturbance may have preceded fiery crash Monday morning

December 2nd, 2013 11:10 am by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

More than one motorist passed by a burning car that crashed on Knob Creek Dock Road in North Johnson City Monday morning, according to two women who saw the immediate aftermath of the fiery wreck.

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Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

December 2nd, 2013 9:33 am by Rain Smith

An officer observed a vehicle traveling with its bright lights activated, shining into the eyes of oncoming motorists. A stop found the driver’s license was suspended, while a passenger began yelling, “There was no reason to stop them.”

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Local expert weighs in on alleged 'top toys' for Christmas

Local expert weighs in on alleged 'top toys' for Christmas

December 2nd, 2013 9:22 am by Leigh Ann Laube

There’s not much on the national lists that interests Beverly Wiginton, director of the Child Study Center at East Tennessee State University. She encourages parents to look for toys that promote hands-on, active participation play.

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Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

December 2nd, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's rural hospitals are laying off workers and reducing services as they try to cope with the funding changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act and the political battles that surround expanding TennCare.

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NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

December 2nd, 2013 8:37 am by KILEY ARMSTRONG and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A member of the National Transportation Board says a second data recorder has been retrieved from the train involved in a fatal New York City derailment.

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