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Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

December 16th, 2013 3:43 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said the Dec. 1 burglary of the Blue Springs Gun Shop was committed by two teenagers.

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NSA phone record collection ruled unconstitutional

NSA phone record collection ruled unconstitutional

December 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

A federal judge ruled Monday that the NSA's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches, but put his decision on hold pending a near-certain government appeal.

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Man shoots neighbor while firing at raccoon

Man shoots neighbor while firing at raccoon

December 16th, 2013 2:37 pm by Rain Smith

When the victim confronted the man "with a few choice words" he replied, "What can I say, I was just shooting a coon."

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Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

December 16th, 2013 1:10 pm by JOHN COYNE, Associated Press

The girl was last seen Saturday night playing outdoors at the park. Her body was found about five hours after she was reported missing, dumped in a trash bin.

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Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

December 16th, 2013 12:34 pm by Wes Bunch

A clerk on duty at the time of the alleged robbery told authorities that a white male wearing a hooded sweatshirt entered the store brandishing what she described as a "long knife."

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FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

December 16th, 2013 12:17 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.

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Scott Co. natives working on submersible for U.S. Navy

Scott Co. natives working on submersible for U.S. Navy

December 16th, 2013 11:13 am by Marci Gore

Charles Gilmer and Craig Short are working on a new shallow water combat submersible for the U.S. Navy, suitable for transporting and employing Navy SEAL Special Operations Forces and their payloads for a variety of missions.

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Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

December 16th, 2013 9:07 am by Marci Gore

For nearly a decade now, Regions Bank in downtown Kingsport has given area folks of all ages the opportunity to showcase their baking and decorating skills with its annual Gingerbread House Contest.

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DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

December 16th, 2013 8:53 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee agency first fell under scrutiny more than a year ago over its inconsistent reporting of child deaths. But DCS officials say beginning next year they will immediately report a child's death to the public.

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Folks You Should Know: Rogersville's Guerry McConnell works to bring attention to local talent

Folks You Should Know: Rogersville's Guerry McConnell works to bring attention to local talent

December 16th, 2013 8:52 am by Collin Brooks

Rogersville isn’t only one of the oldest cities in the state of Tennessee, its people are also some of the most talented.

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