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Complaint of loud music at Rogersville City Park leads to DUI, drug arrest

Complaint of loud music at Rogersville City Park leads to DUI, drug arrest

August 5th, 2013 3:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

When police stopped a Rogersville man for excessively loud music at the City Park Saturday night, the driver was shocked to discover he allegedly had marijuana in his pants pocket.

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Business & Technology
Gas prices fall across region, according to AAA

Gas prices fall across region, according to AAA

August 5th, 2013 2:51 pm by Staff reports

Gas prices fell last week across the region and the nation, according to AAA's latest fuel gauge report.

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Community Local Entertainment
Velvet Blue to headline Aug. 9 Bluegrass on Broad

Velvet Blue to headline Aug. 9 Bluegrass on Broad

August 5th, 2013 2:06 pm by Staff Report

Organizers of Bluegrass on Broad concert series received word late Friday night that the English bluegrass group Mardi Grass, which was scheduled to perform Aug. 9, has disbanded and will not fulfill any more of its scheduled appearances.

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Business & Technology
NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates 1 year on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates 1 year on Mars

August 5th, 2013 12:47 pm by ALICIA CHANG,AP Science Writer

Mount Sharp has beckoned Curiosity since the NASA rover made its grand entrance on Mars exactly a year ago, dangling from nylon cables to a safe landing.

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News Regional & National
Man begins swim to Detroit hauling ton of bricks

Man begins swim to Detroit hauling ton of bricks

August 5th, 2013 12:27 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER,Associated Press

Long-distance swimmer Jim Dreyer, who calls himself "The Shark," jumped into Lake St. Clair near the Michigan-Canada border on Monday to begin what he hopes will be a 22-mile success story β€” all while hauling a ton of bricks.

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Local News Education
Hawkins kindergartners to attend full day of school on Fridays

Hawkins kindergartners to attend full day of school on Fridays

August 5th, 2013 12:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

The party is over for Hawkins County kindergartners whose introduction to the harsh realities of life will include no more ducking out of work early on Fridays to get a head start on their weekend.

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With students heading back to school, here are some safety tips

With students heading back to school, here are some safety tips

August 5th, 2013 11:26 am by Staff reports

Students throughout the Tri Cities are going back to school this week, and area police and sheriff's departments will be there too with increased patrols in school zones.

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Burglary suspect on run since May apprehended

Burglary suspect on run since May apprehended

August 5th, 2013 10:37 am by Staff reports

A suspect wanted since May in a series of burglaries has been arrested, the Kingsport Police Department announced today.

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Attorney: Federal investigation result of denial of license to operate to methadone clinic in Johnson City

Attorney: Federal investigation result of denial of license to operate to methadone clinic in Johnson City

August 5th, 2013 9:55 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The attorney for a Georgia-based company recently denied a certificate of need to open a methadone clinic in Johnson City claims the city is now subject of a federal investigation.

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The great deluge: One year after flooding rains hit Johnson City/Wash. Co. recovery nearly complete for most

The great deluge: One year after flooding rains hit Johnson City/Wash. Co. recovery nearly complete for most

August 5th, 2013 9:42 am by Rex Barber, NET News service

β€œIt was pretty bad. Water right there was two feet deep,” Perry said, pointing to his driveway while standing on the front porch of his nearly-finished new home on Orlando Drive.

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