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Update: Bristol shooting leaves three people dead, child injured

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Update: Bristol shooting leaves three people dead, child injured

August 29th, 2015 8:57 pm by Matthew Lane

A male suspect was located in his vehicle along Henson Road by deputies and was found to be suffering from a gunshot wound. He too was transported to BRMC for treatment. Police say all the victims and the suspect appear to be related.

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Wrong way: Hawkins man charged with drug trafficking after making an illegal turn

Wrong way: Hawkins man charged with drug trafficking after making an illegal turn

August 30th, 2015 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A wrong turn Tuesday afternoon in Rogersville resulted in a Hawkins County man being pulled over and allegedly caught missing 45 Valium pills from a prescription he'd filled only hours earlier.

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Eastman safety expert details 1960 explosion

Eastman safety expert details 1960 explosion - VIDEO

August 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"I asked the woman: 'Why was I being fingerprinted?'" Lodal told the crowd. "Without a trace of irony, she said, 'You know 15 or 20 years ago, we had a really bad accident, and (fingerprinting) is the only way we can identify some of the victims.' "

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Community
Flying Pig Gallery & Studios changing its name

Flying Pig Gallery & Studios changing its name

August 30th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

Kingsport's Office of Cultural Arts announced this week the studio will now be known as the "Art in the Heart Gallery."

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Hawkins composiite ACT scores improve for second straight year

Hawkins composiite ACT scores improve for second straight year

August 30th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Although they remain slightly below the state average in most ACT score categories, Hawkins County's high schools are moving in the right direction, showing substantial ACT test improvement for the second consecutive year in 2015.

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TCRA again wins financial reporting award

TCRA again wins financial reporting award

August 30th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

For the 16th consecutive year, the Tri-Cities Airport Authority has been awarded a certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

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Weapons confiscated in Sullivan to be auctioned online

Weapons confiscated in Sullivan to be auctioned online

August 30th, 2015 5:00 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office staff said the auctions will be conducted by gunbrokers.com, described in commission discussion of the issue as "eBay for firearms."

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Dragon Boat teams raise $100,000 for Mountain States Foundation

Dragon Boat teams raise $100,000 for Mountain States Foundation

August 29th, 2015 11:58 pm by Matthew Lane

Hundreds of paddlers hit the water at Warriors Path State Park on Saturday with 28 teams vying for the championship cup in the 10th annual Mountain States Foundation Dragon Boat Festival.

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Sports
Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

August 29th, 2015 11:28 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees.

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Kingsport downs Elizabethton in Appy League play

Kingsport downs Elizabethton in Appy League play

August 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Staff Report

The West Division champion K-Mets won their fifth game in a row on Saturday, defeating Elizabethton 5-2.

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North shocks Volunteer with 28-point outburst, wins 35-21

North shocks Volunteer with 28-point outburst, wins 35-21

August 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Staff Report

In a stunning reversal of fortune, Sullivan North's football team scored 28 points in the final seven minutes of the game Friday night to rally for a 35-21 win over visiting Volunteer.

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