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Fee dispute could knock WJHL off Dish

June 27th, 2013 7:05 am by Hank Hayes

JOHNSON CITY — Dish Network and Johnson City-based CBS affiliate WJHL are in a fee dispute that could knock WJHL out of Dish Network’s local TV offerings.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

June 27th, 2013 6:58 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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35 arrested in synthetic drug sweep in West Tenn.

35 arrested in synthetic drug sweep in West Tenn.

June 27th, 2013 6:43 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Thirty-five people were arrested in West Tennessee on Wednesday as part of a national crackdown against synthetic drugs, federal law enforcement officials said.

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SW Va. Republicans blast Obama carbon limit plan

SW Va. Republicans blast Obama carbon limit plan premium content

June 27th, 2013 2:00 am by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Obama Administration’s announcement Tuesday to place tighter carbon limits on coal-fired power plants was met with harsh criticism from state and federal Republican lawmakers representing Southwest Virginia’s coalfields.

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Area residents have mixed reactions to gay marriage rulings

Area residents have mixed reactions to gay marriage rulings

June 26th, 2013 10:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Area residents took to social media Wednesday to voice mixed reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings regarding gay marriage. By 9 p.m. six dozen comments about the issue had been left on the Kingsport Times-News Facebook page.

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Morristown man who traded broken computer with child porn images gets eight-year sentence

Morristown man who traded broken computer with child porn images gets eight-year sentence

June 26th, 2013 10:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Gary Mark Wright, 54, 103 Anderson St., No. 3, Morristown, pleaded guilty in Hawkins County Criminal Court on June 20 to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, a Class B felony.

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TRW bomb threat results in three year sentence for former employee

TRW bomb threat results in three year sentence for former employee

June 26th, 2013 9:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The former TRW Automotive employee who reportedly cost the company a million dollars in production last year when he called in a bomb threat will be required to pay restitution, but the amount has yet to be determined.

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Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

June 26th, 2013 8:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College is about to embark on a historic $35 million construction project. That is the largest capital project in its history, as well as the history of community colleges in Tennessee to date.

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Man who set  house on fire with people inside sentenced to 11 years

Man who set house on fire with people inside sentenced to 11 years

June 26th, 2013 8:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Michael Shane Smith told police he set his home on fire with three adults inside on March 11, 2011, because he was angry about meth being cooked around a 3-year-old child who lived there.

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Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

June 26th, 2013 6:27 pm by Associated Press

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in the shooting death of a friend prosecutors say had angered the NFL player at a nightclub a few days earlier.

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