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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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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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Greeneville crash kills Kingsport businessman

Greeneville crash kills Kingsport businessman

July 28th, 2014 9:16 pm by Wes Bunch

GREENEVILLE — The owner of a Kingsport jewelry store was killed Saturday evening in a motorcycle crash that occurred in Greeneville.

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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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Sullivan early voter turnout heavy

Sullivan early voter turnout heavy

July 29th, 2014 9:17 am by J. H. Osborne

By Monday, the ninth day of early voting, 7,972 voters had cast ballots — up from 7,276 at the same point of early voting in August 2010.

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Girls, Inc. van driver crashes into Bristol animal hospital

Girls, Inc. van driver crashes into Bristol animal hospital

July 29th, 2014 7:39 am by Wes Bunch

BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Bristol woman is facing charges after she allegedly hit another vehicle and struck the entrance to an animal hospital Monday while driving a van loaded with children.

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

July 29th, 2014 7:35 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid. Even past-due gym membership fees or cellphone contracts can end up with a collection agency.

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Eastman's June shutdown negatively impacts earnings by $10 M

Eastman's June shutdown negatively impacts earnings by $10 M

July 29th, 2014 7:24 am by Hank Hayes

Still, earnings from continuing operations, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, were $1.92 per diluted share for the second quarter versus $1.80 per diluted share in last year's second quarter.

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