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Kingsport veterinarian's vehicular homicide charge dropped

August 27th, 2014 1:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Charges levied against a Kingsport veterinarian for a car crash in Georgia that killed his wife have now been dropped.

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Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

August 27th, 2014 11:34 am by Rain Smith

A search of a Kingsport home has led to approximately $2,000 worth of prescription drugs being seized, along with the arrest of a woman suspected of using state benefits to obtain the pills for resale.

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Sullivan commission will  hear potential settlement with highway employees

Sullivan commission will hear potential settlement with highway employees

August 26th, 2014 11:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

Three of the seven former Sullivan County Highway Department workers who are suing to get their jobs back might be back on the county payroll come next Tuesday.

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Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns (video included)

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns (video included)

August 27th, 2014 2:50 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

"All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor is shot in the head and killed.

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

August 27th, 2014 2:45 pm by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

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State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

August 27th, 2014 2:44 pm by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

On Wednesday, the court ruled that Stephen Whigham, who was injured in a company kickball game, is entitled to workers' compensation benefits because he was required to attend the game as part of his job.

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Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 27th, 2014 9:59 am by Andy True

The Dobyns-Bennett Band will take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, having accepted the challenge issued by the Franklin High School Band in Williamson County (TN).

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Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

August 27th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union.

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Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

August 27th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.

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Seat belt violation leads to drug trafficking charge for Surgoinsville man

Seat belt violation leads to drug trafficking charge for Surgoinsville man

August 27th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

Upon conducting a traffic stop for not wearing a set belt, police observed the driver moving his hand "in an unusual way like he was possibly hiding something."

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North volleyball takes East in four

North volleyball takes East in four

August 26th, 2014 11:25 pm by George Thwaites

The first thing we needed this year was to beat East," said Lady Golden Raiders coach Debby Booher, whose team collected a 25-11, 28-26, 17-25, 26-24 win over the visiting Lady Patriots.

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