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One dead in Kingsport shooting, second victim critical

July 29th, 2014 11:02 am by Rain Smith

A Monday night shooting in Kingsport has left one man dead and another in critical condition, with police saying a suspect has been identified but not yet located.

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Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

July 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Sullivan County Elections Administrator Jason Booher confirms his office has verified the minimum required number of petition signatures for the referendum issue to be voted on in both localities.

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Car crashes into Kingsport shoe store

Car crashes into Kingsport shoe store

July 29th, 2014 5:21 pm by Rain Smith

According to Kingsport police, the driver of a Subaru station wagon briefly passed out in front of Rack Room Shoes.

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New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

July 29th, 2014 4:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Stephanie Faye Hamman, 23, allegedly stated that God told her to drive through the front doors of Providence Church, adding that her husband was "worshiping NASCAR" and that the devil put bad ideas in her head.

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KPD: Twister turns up stolen goods at destroyed home

KPD: Twister turns up stolen goods at destroyed home

July 29th, 2014 12:05 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Sunday evening's Sullivan County tornado revealed more than the devastating side of nature, according to police, but also nearly $2,000 worth of goods recently stolen in Kingsport burglaries.

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House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

July 29th, 2014 11:00 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.

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Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates

Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates

July 29th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's letter to President Barack Obama that says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.

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In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules

In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules

July 29th, 2014 6:30 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

The criticism came as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held the first of two days of public hearings on a plan which would force a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030.

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Gear up: ETSU athletics partners with Advanced-Online for online store

Gear up: ETSU athletics partners with Advanced-Online for online store

July 29th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

ETSU has partnered with Advanced-Online for the official online store of the Bucs, the university announced Tuesday. Fans can purchase items with the new "E" or Bucky logo, ranging from men's and women's apparel to decals and collectibles.

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House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

July 29th, 2014 1:24 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.

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Speaker praises Common Core during Kingsport visit, says schools get bad rap

Speaker praises Common Core during Kingsport visit, says schools get bad rap

July 29th, 2014 1:03 pm by Rick Wagner

Common Core standards are "common sense," but U.S. public education is not the broken, under-performing system some portray it to be. That was part of the message from consultant John Draper at the 2014 Kingsport City Schools teachers' convocation.

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