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Lining up cop in laser sight lands man in jail

October 24th, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — No one appreciates a laser shining in their eyes, much less a uniformed cop investigating a crime. And when that laser happens to be mounted to a hunting rifle, the gunman has set his sights squarely on jail.

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Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

October 24th, 2014 9:17 am by Rain Smith

The suspect in a recent string of thefts stole his second vehicle in a week on Thursday night, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, and is a "danger to the public" due to his reckless behavior and driving under the influence of drugs.

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Man accused of accosting detective in August arrested again for road rage with a gun

Man accused of accosting detective in August arrested again for road rage with a gun

October 23rd, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was free on bond accused of a drunken road rage incident against a detective in August is back in jail for allegedly accosting a motorist Wednesday night while carrying a pistol in his waistband.

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Mom with two small kids in car took four different narcotics before driving

Mom with two small kids in car took four different narcotics before driving

October 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

After performing poorly on field sobriety tests Emily Hutson allegedly admitted that just prior to driving she'd taken Subutex, Xanax, Phentermine and Valium on top of cough medicine.

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Update: Mold closes Sullivan County school

Update: Mold closes Sullivan County school

October 23rd, 2014 4:14 pm by Rick Wagner

According to a Thursday afternoon news release from Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, children in the affected classrooms were relocated Thursday to give maintenance personnel the opportunity to investigate and remediate the affected areas.

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Too hot for teachers? Union High pep rally irksome for many

Too hot for teachers? Union High pep rally irksome for many

October 23rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Stephen Igo

At issue is a video posted on YouTube — but since taken down — portraying teachers engaged in a skit during the rally. Many Facebook commenters who saw the video were appalled at what they felt was a de facto lap dance by teachers in front of students.

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D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage at J. Fred

D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage at J. Fred

October 24th, 2014 9:15 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

Homecoming is still more than a week away, but that didn't stop a few ETSU football players from returning to their roots The Bucs held a scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium on Thursday, and a couple of D-B players stole the show.

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Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

October 24th, 2014 8:10 am by Nick Shepherd

Just in time for Halloween, "Zombeo and Juliet" — a unique take on the timeless Shakespeare love story — will be presented by the Kingsport Theatre Guild during the next two weekends at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

October 24th, 2014 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise and in commerce, at least temporarily.

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

October 24th, 2014 7:07 am by JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dispatched an Ebola response team to New York. Health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.

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Committee seeks county funding to pave roadway in Laurel Run Park

Committee seeks county funding to pave roadway in Laurel Run Park

October 24th, 2014 6:45 am by Jeff Bobo

Laurel Run Park gives hikers access to some challenging wilderness trails, but the road leading into the park has become almost as rugged as the trails and an adventure to traverse in itself.

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