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Busted! Kingsport man charged in ABC Store robbery

December 20th, 2014 12:39 pm by Matthew Lane

The Virginia State Police credits many calls and tips from the public, providing the necessary information to identify and arrest the suspect.

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Sources say NYPD officers' killer angry at chokehold death

Sources say NYPD officers' killer angry at chokehold death

December 20th, 2014 10:12 pm by COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death.

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No. 11 Lady Vols trounce No. 7 Stanford 59-40

No. 11 Lady Vols trounce No. 7 Stanford 59-40

December 20th, 2014 8:22 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee is starting to play the kind of defense its coach has wanted to see from the Lady Volunteers.

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Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

December 20th, 2014 8:16 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold and risky action, if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides.

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

December 20th, 2014 8:11 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private executive emails.

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Stepfather charged in deaths of Greeneville babies

Stepfather charged in deaths of Greeneville babies

December 20th, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE — The stepfather of two girls whose bodies were found in a house has been charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse and neglect.

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Scott County officials 'paws' to consider proposed site for new animal shelter

Scott County officials 'paws' to consider proposed site for new animal shelter

December 20th, 2014 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

Two weeks after a fire destroyed the county-run dog pound building, the Scott County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to consider the construction of a new animal shelter in the Daniel Boone community.

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Chalk it up: I want Kingsport....

Chalk it up: I want Kingsport....

December 20th, 2014 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

What do you want Kingsport to be? Vibrant? Bicycle friendly? How about a fun place to work in? These are just some of the replies written on the "I want Kingsport" chalk board since its debut outside the historic State Theater.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

December 20th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a dentist facing TennCare fraud, a Kingsport man accused of shaking a baby resulting in severe brain damage, gunfire at a Kingsport shopping center, among others

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Buyer announces big plans for historic JC home

Buyer announces big plans for historic JC home

December 20th, 2014 12:20 am by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Recording artist and costumer Sylvia Polite announced her contract to buy the 92-year-old Oaks Castle and use it as both a residence and exhibition space for her two made-to-measure clothing lines and other arts endeavors.

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Sales for holiday shopping season come down to the wire

Sales for holiday shopping season come down to the wire

December 20th, 2014 12:06 am by Associated Press

Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season.

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