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Update: Bristol shooting leaves three people dead, child injured

August 29th, 2015 8:57 pm by Matthew Lane

A male suspect was located in his vehicle along Henson Road by deputies and was found to be suffering from a gunshot wound. He too was transported to BRMC for treatment. Police say all the victims and the suspect appear to be related.

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Eastman safety expert details 1960 explosion

Eastman safety expert details 1960 explosion - VIDEO

August 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"I asked the woman: 'Why was I being fingerprinted?'" Lodal told the crowd. "Without a trace of irony, she said, 'You know 15 or 20 years ago, we had a really bad accident, and (fingerprinting) is the only way we can identify some of the victims.' "

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Weapons confiscated in Sullivan to be auctioned online

Weapons confiscated in Sullivan to be auctioned online

August 30th, 2015 5:00 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office staff said the auctions will be conducted by gunbrokers.com, described in commission discussion of the issue as "eBay for firearms."

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Dragon Boat teams raise $100,000 for Mountain States Foundation

Dragon Boat teams raise $100,000 for Mountain States Foundation

August 29th, 2015 11:58 pm by Matthew Lane

Hundreds of paddlers hit the water at Warriors Path State Park on Saturday with 28 teams vying for the championship cup in the 10th annual Mountain States Foundation Dragon Boat Festival.

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Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

August 29th, 2015 11:28 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees.

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Kingsport downs Elizabethton in Appy League play

Kingsport downs Elizabethton in Appy League play

August 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Staff Report

The West Division champion K-Mets won their fifth game in a row on Saturday, defeating Elizabethton 5-2.

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North shocks Volunteer with 28-point outburst, wins 35-21

North shocks Volunteer with 28-point outburst, wins 35-21

August 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Staff Report

In a stunning reversal of fortune, Sullivan North's football team scored 28 points in the final seven minutes of the game Friday night to rally for a 35-21 win over visiting Volunteer.

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Stunner! Keen Ice upsets American Pharoah in Travers

Stunner! Keen Ice upsets American Pharoah in Travers

August 29th, 2015 7:15 pm by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course.

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Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

August 29th, 2015 5:23 pm by Associated Press

Civil liberties experts say Thomas Demint is part of a growing trend of citizen videographers getting arrested after trying to record police behavior.

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Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

August 29th, 2015 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A reckless driving charge was dismissed Wednesday against a Hawkins County man who reportedly peeled out and threw burned rubbed on the police car that was attempting to pull him over Tuesday afternoon.

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Eastman 10K practice run set for Saturday, Sept. 5

Eastman 10K practice run set for Saturday, Sept. 5

August 29th, 2015 3:30 pm by David Fox, Community contributor

The Eastman Road Race will offer a free practice run on the 10K course on Saturday, Sept. 5. The course has been modified, so runners are encouraged to try it out.

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