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'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender

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'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender - VIDEO

June 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"If she had any idea that she was talking to a pedophile she would not have went." -- Ed Wilson

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Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

June 30th, 2015 11:27 am by Rain Smith

Investigators say legitimate account numbers and details are obtained from credit and debit cards, with the information then copied to fake cards to make fraudulent purchases.

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88 of 95 Tennessee counties complying with same-sex ruling

88 of 95 Tennessee counties complying with same-sex ruling

June 30th, 2015 10:50 am by Associated Press

Seven of Tennessee's 95 counties were not issuing same-sex marriage licenses on Monday, but officials say technical hurdles, rather than political objections, were to blame for the majority of the delays.

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Greenbelt bikers, please slow down

Greenbelt bikers, please slow down

June 30th, 2015 9:56 am by Letters to the Editor

I would rather have motorcycles on the Greenbelt; at least you could hear them coming. I only ask that bicycle riders slow down to at least 10 mph when passing someone from behind and with a warning. Then we would have time to get out of the way.

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Fire that destroyed $65k rollback a suspected arson

Fire that destroyed $65k rollback a suspected arson

June 30th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who has information about the rollback fire at 108 Ruritan Road in Mooresburg early Monday morning is asked to call the HCSO at (423) 272-4848.

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THP stepping up safety patrol over July Fourth holiday

THP stepping up safety patrol over July Fourth holiday

June 30th, 2015 7:38 am by Associated Press

According to a news release, the agency will use predictive analytics to allocate manpower and target areas where the likelihood of alcohol-related, serious injury or fatal crashes may occur during the holiday period.

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Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

June 30th, 2015 7:13 am by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions.

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Christmas gift: City employees get extra day of vacation

Christmas gift: City employees get extra day of vacation

June 30th, 2015 12:17 am by Matthew Lane

Kingsport previously recognized nine days as paid holidays - New Year's, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after and Christmas.

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Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report

Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report

June 29th, 2015 10:05 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn't have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men's basketball program.

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THDA helps single mom achieve home ownership

THDA helps single mom achieve home ownership

June 29th, 2015 9:30 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - A single mom who had been receiving rental housing assistance achieved the American Dream of home ownership on Monday. She obtained a zero-interest THDA "New Start" loan toward buying the house, now appraised at more than $140,000.

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Man reportedly tells police to arrest him or he'll kill girlfriend

Man reportedly tells police to arrest him or he'll kill girlfriend

June 29th, 2015 8:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who allegedly told police to take him to jail Sunday night or his girlfriend would be dead by morning was sentenced Monday to 10 days in jail for domestic assault.

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