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No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

November 19th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, a man called 911 and stated that he'd just planted a bomb at the McDonald's restaurant on Route 66 that would go off in 45 minutes. Tuesday night, the same man went hunting for bigger game.

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Sports
Virginia Tech pulls away from Liberty, wins 73-63

Virginia Tech pulls away from Liberty, wins 73-63

November 19th, 2014 9:51 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Joey van Zegeren scored 17 points, and Virginia Tech used efficient offense in the second half to pull away to a 73-63 victory over Liberty on Wednesday night.

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Buffalo area hit with epic snow — with more on the way

Buffalo area hit with epic snow — with more on the way

November 19th, 2014 8:39 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Homeowners opened their front doors to find themselves sealed in by sheer walls of white. Shovelers turned walkways into head-high canyons.

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Bonus busted: BMA votes down KCS employee gift

Bonus busted: BMA votes down KCS employee gift

November 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen shot down a recommendation from Kingsport City Schools this week to spend nearly half a million dollars on one-time bonuses for all school employees, saying it would not be the best use of taxpayer dollars.

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Greeneville woman dies in house fire

Greeneville woman dies in house fire

November 19th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

Greene County-Greeneville EMS supervisor Calvin Hawkins said the woman died Tuesday inside the small, wood-framed home.

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No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

November 19th, 2014 6:46 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Toxicology tests on an off-duty sheriff's deputy were completely clear and there will be no charges against him, District Attorney General Tony Clark said Wednesday.

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Two Daniel Boone girls arrested following  bomb threats

Two Daniel Boone girls arrested following bomb threats

November 19th, 2014 6:18 pm by NET News Service

Two Daniel Boone High School students have been charged by Washington County authorities in connection to three separate bomb threats made this year at the school.

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Obama to announce executive action on immigration

Obama to announce executive action on immigration

November 19th, 2014 6:00 pm by Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

President Obama has said that he won't wait any longer for Republicans to pass legislation and plans to use his executive authority to ease deportations.

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KPD cleared in death of inmate

KPD cleared in death of inmate

November 19th, 2014 4:56 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the September death of a Bristol, Va., man who was jailed for DUI, as an autopsy reportedly revealed he overdosed from drugs ingested prior to his arrest.

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Driver indicted in death of notable Kingsport businessman

Driver indicted in death of notable Kingsport businessman

November 19th, 2014 3:55 pm by Rain Smith

The alleged drunk driver who fatally struck a prominent Kingsport resident as he placed campaign signs along Fort Henry Drive — knocking him off of a bridge and into a ravine — has been indicted on numerous charges.

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