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US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

March 3rd, 2015 7:42 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of some types of 5.56 mm rounds - or .223-caliber - used in widely available and popular AR-15-style rifles because the bullets can also be used in new types of handguns.

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Tennessee lawmakers: Block FCC ruling on municipal broadband

Tennessee lawmakers: Block FCC ruling on municipal broadband

March 3rd, 2015 7:21 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and the speakers of state House and Senate had written to the FCC to urge the panel not to override a state law blocking Chattanooga's electric utility from expanding its super-fast Internet network beyond its service area.

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Wise Central girls down Richlands in 2A West quarterfinals

Wise Central girls down Richlands in 2A West quarterfinals

March 2nd, 2015 11:03 pm by Pat Kenney

The Lady Warriors won 56-46 on Monday, advancing to take on Chatham in the region semifinals on Wednesday at Tazewell Middle School. The Lady Cavaliers dumped Martinsville 67-52 to advance.

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Photo Gallery: Girls VHSL 2A West quarterfinal Wise Central vs. Richlands

March 2nd, 2015 10:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights of the action in Wise, Va., on Monday night as Wise Central looks for a return trip to the finals. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Third-generation Allison to begin his stock car career at Kingsport Speedway

Third-generation Allison to begin his stock car career at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

March 2nd, 2015 7:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

Robbie Allison will get his first experience in full-body stock cars in 2015, and he'll be leaning heavily on the advice of his racing coach and grandfather - 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Allison.

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Wise County damage assessment should be ready Tuesday

Wise County damage assessment should be ready Tuesday

March 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Coeburn and Pound water customers, and Wise County Public Service Authority customers in the South Mountain area, were still on a boil water regimen on Monday as Wise County continued to dig out from two weeks of wicked winter weather.

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Woman pleads guilty to abuse of grandmother

Woman pleads guilty to abuse of grandmother

March 2nd, 2015 5:12 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman who was charged with elder abuse following the death of her grandmother pleaded guilty on Monday, and in conjunction with another charge, is currently set to spend three and a half years behind bars.

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ATV rider faces felony in Kingsport chase

ATV rider faces felony in Kingsport chase

March 2nd, 2015 3:23 pm by Rain Smith

At 4:45 p.m. police spotted an ATV and a dirt bike traveling East Stone Drive, with neither rider wearing a helmet. When they pulled into the Holston Medical Group the officer followed, but they eluded a stop and "weaved around multiple vehicles."

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Trail Talks get underway at Natural Tunnel State Park

Trail Talks get underway at Natural Tunnel State Park

March 2nd, 2015 2:11 pm by Marci Gore

The Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association will host a series of events at Natural Tunnel State Park this year that will focus on a variety of topics about the trail.

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'Keep on the Sunny Side' returning to Barter, Carter Fold

'Keep on the Sunny Side' returning to Barter, Carter Fold

March 2nd, 2015 12:52 pm by Marci Gore

The lives of A.P., Maybelle and Sara Carter, their music and the historic Bristol Sessions are brought to life in "Keep on the Sunny Side," which premiered in 2002.

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