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Ransom demanded for stolen Piney Flats dog

Ransom demanded for stolen Piney Flats dog

September 19th, 2013 1:55 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman said her dog went missing a few days ago, with a man who stole it demanding money for its safe return.

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Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

September 19th, 2013 1:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested for driving under the influence of drugs Sunday night admitted that he was a little “twisted” and blamed his behavior on the fact that it was “Friday.”

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

September 19th, 2013 12:39 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year, the latest fallout from the team's attempt to manipulate a race.

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Pope warns church must find new balance or fail

Pope warns church must find new balance or fail

September 19th, 2013 12:25 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD and RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church's moral structure might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception.

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Photo gallery: 'Active shooter drill' staged in Blountville

Photo gallery: 'Active shooter drill' staged in Blountville

September 19th, 2013 11:18 am by David Grace

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office staged an "active shooter drill" in Blountville at the Health Department Thursday.

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No accident: Crash guru Dale Farmer set to retire from KPD

No accident: Crash guru Dale Farmer set to retire from KPD

September 19th, 2013 9:37 am by Rain Smith

If you’ve driven past a crash inside the Kingsport city limits, you’ve likely spotted him snapping photos, taking statements or measuring skid marks.

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Crime Regional & National
Tenn. boy dies after punishment of eating cigarette butts

Tenn. boy dies after punishment of eating cigarette butts

September 19th, 2013 9:35 am by Associated Press

A deputy has testified that the death of a 5-year-old Tennessee boy followed punishments that included eating cigarette butts and drinking dish soap.

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Sports Vols Sports
Vols' Vereen ready to play, Maggitt sidelined

Vols' Vereen ready to play, Maggitt sidelined

September 19th, 2013 8:27 am by Associated Press

Tennessee freshman defensive end Corey Vereen is expected to make his collegiate debut Saturday at No. 19 Florida.

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House to vote on stopgap funding bill, 'Obamacare'

House to vote on stopgap funding bill, 'Obamacare'

September 19th, 2013 8:06 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The GOP-controlled House is cruising toward a vote to gut President Barack Obama's health care plan as part of a temporary funding bill to prevent a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1.

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Local News
Building Committee wants to auction off Cedar Grove

Building Committee wants to auction off Cedar Grove

September 18th, 2013 10:34 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The group, meeting in called session Wednesday, indicated it wants the auction completed before the full Commission’s next meeting date: Oct. 21. State law requires the full commission to approve any such sale.

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