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Fifth person arrested in alleged kidnapping incident

Fifth person arrested in alleged kidnapping incident

December 30th, 2013 9:59 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County authorities arrested a fifth person Monday in connection with a botched drug deal and kidnapping that allegedly took place over the weekend.

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Community Local News
Salvation Army campaign falls just short of target

Salvation Army campaign falls just short of target

December 30th, 2013 8:18 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — The Salvation Army needs your help, come rain or come shine — and the agency helps feed and shelter those it serves 365 days a year.

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Traffic stop  results in drug charge in Hawkins County

Traffic stop results in drug charge in Hawkins County

December 30th, 2013 7:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County deputies allegedly seized marijuana packaged for resale in 14 separate baggies during a traffic stop for speeding late Saturday night.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Medicaid growth creates gap of 5 million without coverage

Medicaid growth creates gap of 5 million without coverage

December 30th, 2013 7:03 pm by MARC LEVY, Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. — About 5 million people will be without health care next year that they would have gotten simply if they lived somewhere else in America.

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Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at  end of year

Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at end of year

December 30th, 2013 6:21 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In an almost annual ritual, Congress is letting a package of 55 popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty — once again — for millions of individuals and businesses.

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Sports
Tebow joins SEC Network, still pursuing NFL

Tebow joins SEC Network, still pursuing NFL

December 30th, 2013 5:09 pm by Associated Press

Tim Tebow has his next football job: talking about the sport on TV. The Heisman Trophy winner has been hired as a college football analyst for the new SEC Network, but he still hopes to play quarterback in the NFL.

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Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

December 30th, 2013 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who allegedly punched his grandmother in the head about 30 times during a savage beating Friday evening remained held in the Hawkins County Jail Monday on $100,000 bond.

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Update: Church Hill woman killed in Sunday night wreck

Update: Church Hill woman killed in Sunday night wreck

December 30th, 2013 3:45 pm by Wes Bunch

The crash occurred around 10:15 p.m. Sunday in the 3400 block of Bristol Highway in Scott County and is being investigated by the Virginia State Police.

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Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

December 30th, 2013 3:06 pm by Staff Report

A surveillance camera outside a Knob Park Road residence in Bristol, Tenn., captured images of the man.

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Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

December 30th, 2013 1:49 pm by NET News Service

Court documents and a police report indicate the suspect fondled the 12-year-old girl, put his hands down her pants and touched her in a manner that constitutes rape.

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