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Judges recuse selves from Kingsport alderman DUI case

Judges recuse selves from Kingsport alderman DUI case

August 15th, 2013 10:21 am by Nick Shepherd

Two judges assigned to the case of a Kingsport alderman arrested for driving under the influence in June have recused themselves from hearing the case.

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Update: Fires force early dismissal of Bulls Gap School

Update: Fires force early dismissal of Bulls Gap School

August 15th, 2013 10:09 am by Jeff Bobo

Both fires were extinguished, but school was officially dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Parents who drop their children off have been able to pick them up. As of 1 p.m., students who ride buses were in the gym awaiting their arrival.

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Lawmaker's bill aimed at holiday greeting

Lawmaker's bill aimed at holiday greeting

August 15th, 2013 9:45 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State Representative Stacey Campfield has filed a bill that he says would assure students and teachers they could wish others Merry Christmas.

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Man gets 10 years in sex-trafficking case for bringing Mexican teen to Knoxville

Man gets 10 years in sex-trafficking case for bringing Mexican teen to Knoxville

August 15th, 2013 9:44 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a man who arranged to bring a 16-year-old Mexican girl across the border in return for sex to serve 10 years in prison.

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US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

August 15th, 2013 9:31 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly last month as gas increased more slowly. Overall, the figures showed that inflation remains mild.

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Rogersville rejects  Siemens $4 million  efficiency proposal

Rogersville rejects Siemens $4 million efficiency proposal

August 14th, 2013 11:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen rejected a proposed $4.1 million energy efficiency consulting and refitting proposal Tuesday that would have taken more than 14 years to pay off.

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Photo Gallery: K-Mets vs Princeton Day 2

August 14th, 2013 11:27 pm by Ned Jilton

Kingsport Mets continue their homestand. Here are photos from Wednesday night's game against Princeton. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Wash-N-Wag to benefit Sullivan County Humane Society

Wash-N-Wag to benefit Sullivan County Humane Society premium content

August 14th, 2013 11:22 pm by Staff Report

There will be wading pools, free treats, baths and a kissing booth to benefit a good cause. The 4th annual Wash-N-Wag, a dog wash and fundraising event to benefit the Sullivan County Humane Society will be held at the Kingsport Town Center Saturday.

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Haslam makes it official, swearing in new judges Faulk and Jenkins

Haslam makes it official, swearing in new judges Faulk and Jenkins

August 14th, 2013 10:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Although Faulk and Jenkins were already sworn in and are serving on the bench, Haslam took the opportunity to join them at Church Hill Middle School and make it official in a ceremony held in the gym before the entire student body and about 200 guests.

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Lee jury acquits man accused in stabbing death of son-in-law

Lee jury acquits man accused in stabbing death of son-in-law

August 14th, 2013 9:42 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — The jury handed down its not guilty verdict Aug. 9, finding that Sammy McMahon, 47, of Seminary, had killed his son-in-law — Matthew Neal Stallard, 25 — in self-defense.

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