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DUI suspect asleep in driveway with foot on brake of car running in gear

DUI suspect asleep in driveway with foot on brake of car running in gear

February 2nd, 2015 3:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police later found out the car was running, and was in "drive," and was only being held in place by the unconscious driver's foot on the brake.

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Cracked!: Kingsport men arrested for stealing safe

Cracked!: Kingsport men arrested for stealing safe

February 2nd, 2015 2:21 pm by Nick Shepherd

Would-be safe thieves had their plot foiled when neighbors saw them flipping a safe across a parking lot and informed police. The kicker? The safe was completely empty.

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Smart power: Eastman helps apply Energy Star expertise to city schools

Smart power: Eastman helps apply Energy Star expertise to city schools

February 2nd, 2015 2:16 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport-based chemical, plastics company to help Kingsport City Schools reduce energy usage, costs.

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Phil 'forecasts' 6 more weeks of winter

Phil 'forecasts' 6 more weeks of winter

February 2nd, 2015 10:45 am by Associated Press

Despite the German legend, Phil's handlers don't wait to see if he sees his shadow — as he likely would not have on such an overcast day.

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Purse thief identified, arrested thanks to public's help

Purse thief identified, arrested thanks to public's help

February 2nd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

Callers identified the man as Jeffrey Lunsford, 48, Lories Lane, Piney Flats. Lunsford reportedly admitted to stealing the purse after speaking with detectives, the release stated.

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Sullivan taxes due Feb. 28

Sullivan taxes due Feb. 28

February 2nd, 2015 9:29 am by J. H. Osborne

If you're a Sullivan County property owner and you haven't paid your 2014 county property taxes, you have four weeks to do so before late fees kick in.

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Stone Drive sidewalk plan a waste of taxpayer dollars

Stone Drive sidewalk plan a waste of taxpayer dollars

February 2nd, 2015 9:23 am by Editorial Board

A bike path, maybe — if some way could be found to fence it off from the roadway so cyclists wouldn't be run over. But a sidewalk? Are they serious?

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Sullivan East, Central HVAC woes pile up $5M price tag and climbing

Sullivan East, Central HVAC woes pile up $5M price tag and climbing

February 2nd, 2015 9:23 am by Rick Wagner

An engineer and heating and cooling experts told the Board of Education during a Thursday work session that doing needed repairs and renovations on the Sullivan Central High School HVAC system would cost $4.5 million to $5 million

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Obama sending $4 trillion spending plan to Congress

Obama sending $4 trillion spending plan to Congress

February 2nd, 2015 9:21 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $4 trillion budget Monday that seeks to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations and use the extra income to lift the fortunes of families who have felt squeezed during tough economic times.

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City hopes to raise funds to buy 'Interlude' sculpture

City hopes to raise funds to buy 'Interlude' sculpture

February 2nd, 2015 9:20 am by Matthew Lane

"It helps to add to the overall flavor of the (sculpture) walk by having permanent pieces in addition to rotating pieces," Harmon said, noting "Interlude" has become a bit of an icon at the higher education center.

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