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Stuck throttle leads to accident

June 7th, 2013 3:58 pm by Ned Jilton

One person was transported to area hospital with minor injuries after the 9:30 a.m. accident at the Gas N' Go on Fort Henry Drive near the Eastman Road intersection.

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Authorities: Texas actress arrested in ricin case

Authorities: Texas actress arrested in ricin case

June 7th, 2013 3:26 pm by DAM GOLDMAN,Associated Press; DANNY ROBBINS,Associated Press

A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for orchestrating the scheme herself, a law enforcement official said Friday.

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UPDATE: Virginia state trooper injured in high-speed pursuit set to return home

UPDATE: Virginia state trooper injured in high-speed pursuit set to return home

June 7th, 2013 3:04 pm by Wes Bunch

A Virginia state trooper who suffered spinal cord injuries in the line of duty during an April high-speed pursuit is set to return home to family and friends in Scott County Saturday morning after finishing treatment in Atlanta.

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth at the Blue Plum Festival - Friday

June 7th, 2013 2:27 pm by Staff Report

See all the fun photos from our photo booth at the 2013 Blue Plum Festival in downtown Johnson City, Tennessee.

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Obama defends phone data collection program

Obama defends phone data collection program

June 7th, 2013 2:06 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE,Associated Press JOSH LEDERMAN,Associated Press

President Barack Obama vigorously defended sweeping secret surveillance into America's phone records and foreigners' Internet use, declaring "we have to make choices as a society."

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Business & Technology
US employers add 175K jobs, rate up to 7.6 pct.

US employers add 175K jobs, rate up to 7.6 pct.

June 7th, 2013 2:01 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER,AP Economics Writer; PAUL WISEMAN,AP Economics Writer

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May— a steady pace that shows strength in the face of tax increases and government spending cuts if not enough to reduce still-high unemployment.

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Kingsport natives among Lady Bucs volleyball players to compete in Global Challenge

Kingsport natives among Lady Bucs volleyball players to compete in Global Challenge

June 7th, 2013 1:20 pm by Staff report

Three East Tennessee State volleyball players, including two from Kingsport, will be playing overseas this summer in the ninth annual European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia.

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Mountain States, BlueCross reach contract agreement

June 7th, 2013 12:08 pm by Madison Mathews, NET News Service

After more than six months of negotiations, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Mountain States Health Alliance announced Friday that they have reached an agreement that will extend their contract for four years.

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Kingsport man indicted for fleeing Scott County authorities

Kingsport man indicted for fleeing Scott County authorities

June 7th, 2013 11:10 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY -- A Kingsport man who allegedly wrecked a stolen car after leading a Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy on a high-speed pursuit was indicted Thursday.

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Helicopter crash in Ky kills three, including one originally from Church Hill

Helicopter crash in Ky kills three, including one originally from Church Hill

June 7th, 2013 10:51 am by Associated Press and Staff report

Lee Dobbs' brother-in-law contacted the Times-News and informed us that Dobbs was originally from Church Hill and has friends and family in the area.

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