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Man breaks into Kingsport Dollar General, steals shaving items

Man breaks into Kingsport Dollar General, steals shaving items

October 17th, 2013 12:11 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly broke into a downtown store last week and stole shaving supplies.

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Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

October 17th, 2013 9:14 am by Debra McCown

The number of kids in foster care is growing, said Leslie May, spokeswoman for Cap the Gap, a local nonprofit that helps to cover expenses for foster kids so they’re able to have more normal lives.

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Roe votes against budget deal

Roe votes against budget deal

October 17th, 2013 8:17 am by NET News Service

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, announced tonight that he voted against the deal that both houses of Congress passed Wednesday to end the government shutdown and avoid debt default.

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Tenn. woman charged with starving puppy

Tenn. woman charged with starving puppy

October 17th, 2013 6:50 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee woman has been charged with animal cruelty after officials say she chained a puppy to a tree and allowed him to starve to death.

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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

October 17th, 2013 6:40 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law Tennessee enacted this year makes it easier for schools to stock the life-saving drug epinephrine. The most common form of the medication is packaged inside a device called an auto injector.

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Gov't reopens after Congress ends 16-day shutdown

Gov't reopens after Congress ends 16-day shutdown

October 17th, 2013 6:14 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The White House directed all agencies to reopen promptly and in an orderly fashion. Furloughed federal employees across the country are expected to return to work Thursday.

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Church Hill mayor to run for Hawkins County mayor

Church Hill mayor to run for Hawkins County mayor

October 16th, 2013 10:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Dennis Deal said Tuesday he wouldn’t be running for Hawkins County Mayor if he didn’t believe he could make a positive impact on the county.

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Kingsport tax notices are in the mail

Kingsport tax notices are in the mail

October 16th, 2013 10:42 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — Finance staff at the city of Kingsport have mailed $33.5 million in property tax notices for 2013, a few weeks later than normal due to the recently completed countywide reappraisal process. Only Sullivan County taxpayers were billed.

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Surgoinsville bridge closure expected to last for 2 to 3 weeks in December

Surgoinsville bridge closure expected to last for 2 to 3 weeks in December

October 16th, 2013 10:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The good news is that the contractor building Surgoinsville’s new bridge will only be closing the old bridge for 2-3 weeks in the final stages of construction, as opposed to 8-10 weeks.

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Police searching for woman who stole car, used debit card

Police searching for woman who stole car, used debit card

October 16th, 2013 9:58 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — An unidentified woman is wanted by local authorities for allegedly stealing a car from the driveway of a Kingsport home and using a debit card found inside to fund an $1,100 Walmart shopping spree.

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