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Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

October 1st, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident has been arrested after allegedly making multiple, non-emergency calls to 911, then threatening to kill a dispatcher for what he perceived as a failure to meet his concerns.

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Drool Party: Dogs get their day at Kingsport Aquatic Center

Drool Party: Dogs get their day at Kingsport Aquatic Center

October 1st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome to come to the aquatic center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday to enjoy an afternoon in the pool. The cost of the event is $5 per dog with a maximum of two dogs per person.

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Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

October 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Wednesday morning the newest member of the Hawkins County prosecution team, Akiah Highsmith, was sworn in by Judge John Dugger.

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ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports second sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:32 pm by NET News Service

ETSU University Relations said Wednesday someone reported to a campus security authority that a female student was sexually assaulted by a male student acquaintance in his residence hall room.

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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

October 1st, 2014 6:10 pm by Associated Press

High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Julia Pierson to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier — and revelation of yet another security problem.

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Woman sentenced for false assault report

Woman sentenced for false assault report

October 1st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who admittedly lied to police about being assaulted by her boyfriend last month was sentenced Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court to probation and community service.

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Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

October 1st, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

It was a rough start to October for financial markets Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 200 points as investors reacted to a round of negative economic news in the U.S. and abroad.

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Students invited to share photos for a chance to win free pizza

Students invited to share photos for a chance to win free pizza

October 1st, 2014 5:00 pm by Carmen Musick

From now through Oct. 31, every Friday, INK invites middle and high school students to share their favorite fan, band and action shots from Football Fridays for a chance to win a prize package.

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Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 3:51 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking the public for tips in a string of thefts from Warriors Path State Park Golf Course in Kingsport, where three golf carts were stolen over a period of three weeks.

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Youth Music Series returns to Heartwood

Youth Music Series returns to Heartwood

October 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Staff Report

Performers will include Sam Gleaves & Leigh Beamer and Tyler Hughes. Admission to the concert is free. However, donations will be accepted for Crooked Road Traditional Music Education Program (TMEP).

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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

October 1st, 2014 1:56 pm by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

Today, many of the same political leaders who initially welcomed the wind industry want to regulate it more tightly, even in red states like Oklahoma, where candidates regularly rail against government interference.

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