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KPD: Ball-peen hammer attack spurs attempted murder charge

KPD: Ball-peen hammer attack spurs attempted murder charge

November 22nd, 2013 10:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — An ongoing dispute between a pair of Kingsport men allegedly turned bloody on Thursday, when one of the men met with the other under the pretense of burying the hatchet, but instead attacked him with a ball-peen hammer.

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Reverent memorials mark JFK 50th anniversary

Reverent memorials mark JFK 50th anniversary

November 22nd, 2013 9:11 am by JAMIE STENGLE and NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

Dallas will mark the day with a solemn ceremony in Dealey Plaza, through which the president's motorcade passed when shots rang out on Nov. 22, 1963.

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Loop Road project topic of Wise school board special session

Loop Road project topic of Wise school board special session

November 22nd, 2013 9:00 am by Stephen Igo

An unsolicited proposal to resolve a school traffic congestion problem in Big Stone Gap will be the subject of a special session of the Wise County School Board on Monday.

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Doe breaks into Elizabethton business

Doe breaks into Elizabethton business

November 22nd, 2013 8:20 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Owner Ed Odom got a surprise when he came to work at his business, Odom Auto Sales, on Thursday morning.

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37 dead in supermarket roof collapse

37 dead in supermarket roof collapse

November 22nd, 2013 8:14 am by GARY PEACH, Associated Press

Latvian officials say that at least 37 people have died, including three firefighters, after an enormous section of a roof collapsed at a supermarket in the country's capital.

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Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!

November 22nd, 2013 6:00 am by J. H. Osborne

For the 71st time in as many years, Santa Claus will ride the rails Saturday — courtesy of a CSX locomotive and 10 railroad cars — twixt Kentucky and downtown Kingsport.

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Police: Three women held captive for 30 years in London home

Police: Three women held captive for 30 years in London home

November 22nd, 2013 12:10 am by CASSANDRA VINOGRAD, Associated Press

Three women have been freed after spending 30 years held captive in a south London home, including one woman believed to have spent her entire life in domestic slavery, police said Thursday.

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Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

November 21st, 2013 11:40 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Democrats took a chunk out of the Senate’s hallowed filibuster tradition on Thursday and cleared the way for speedy confirmation of controversial appointments made by President Barack Obama and chief executives in the future.

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Sullivan school board looking at potential uses for Kingsley property

Sullivan school board looking at potential uses for Kingsley property

November 21st, 2013 11:17 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school board members say they are getting ready to turn the old Kingsley Elementary School building back over to the county, but not before potential reuses are explored.

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Sullivan commission OKs $100K-plus settlement in home-burning lawsuit

Sullivan commission OKs $100K-plus settlement in home-burning lawsuit

November 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County taxpayers will pay two women $100,000 — and the county’s insurance company will contribute about $20,000 more — to end a lawsuit stemming from the burning of a home during a police standoff, according to a settlement agreement.

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