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Virginia State Police recover body from car in Buchanan river

March 5th, 2015 8:52 pm by Staff

As the car tried to drive through water Wednesday, the vehicle began to float. Its driver was able to escape, but the passenger was swept away with the vehicle into the Russell Fork River.

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Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

March 5th, 2015 10:46 pm by Associated Press

It was the latest and most serious in a series of crashes and close calls for the 72-year-old action-adventure A-lister, who like his "Star Wars" alter-ego Han Solo has a taste for aerial thrills.

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City schools to use 'banked' days to make up for those missed due to snow

City schools to use 'banked' days to make up for those missed due to snow

March 5th, 2015 10:33 pm by Rick Wagner

Pay no heed to speculation about Kingsport City Schools going in session on Saturdays, extending the school day beyond the current seven hours, canceling or curtailing spring break or extending the school year.

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17 years after fatal fire, Kingsport family loses second home

17 years after fatal fire, Kingsport family loses second home

March 5th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I had Dharma by the hand at one point. But the lights went out and it was pitch black and you can't see through that smoke. She disappeared. I heard her scream as she fell down the stairs into the fire."

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Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

March 5th, 2015 2:58 pm by Staff Report

A statement recalls Pamela Roe as a devoted mother, grandmother, wife, friend and philanthropist who will be sorely missed.

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KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

March 5th, 2015 2:08 pm by Rain Smith

The Kingsport Police Department has rebutted Times-News letters to the editor which asked "where are the police" on the "racetrack called Stone Drive" - providing 1,300 examples of traffic enforcement along the thoroughfare.

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Update: Winter adds to Wise County's misery

Update: Winter adds to Wise County's misery

March 5th, 2015 12:12 pm by Stephen Igo

Up to 4 inches of wet, heavy snow that fell in about three hours Thursday morning proved to be one more haymaker from a weather system that caused widespread flooding across the region, particularly Wise County, Wednesday into Thursday.

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Video: State of emergency declared in Scott County

Video: State of emergency declared in Scott County

March 5th, 2015 8:01 am by Stephen Igo

Flooding is widespread across the region since Wednesday, with dozens of road closures due to high water conditions in Wise, Lee, Scott and Dickenson Counties. Residents were advised early Thursday to stay home and off the roads.

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Scott County shelter sees increase in adoptions

Scott County shelter sees increase in adoptions

March 5th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Soon after the Scott County dog pound building was destroyed by fire in December, county officials began to hope that maybe something good could come from something bad.

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ETSU plans immersion weekend for high school students considering health careers

ETSU plans immersion weekend for high school students considering health careers

March 5th, 2015 6:15 pm by Staff Report

BLUE (Bucs Live University Experience) Weekend will take place March 27-28 and aims to introduce students to the many health degree programs offered at ETSU while also providing them an opportunity to experience life on campus as a whole.

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Prosecutors: No criminal charge for Busch

Prosecutors: No criminal charge for Busch

March 5th, 2015 5:30 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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