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KPD: Road rage crash injures innocent motorist

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KPD: Road rage crash injures innocent motorist

April 28th, 2015 11:52 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's Monday night 911 call was preceded by an unknown man cutting her off and stopping in the road, according to police, and later ended with an innocent, passing motorist being collected in a crash.

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Bell Helicopter cutting 30 jobs from Tri-County Industrial Park

Bell Helicopter cutting 30 jobs from Tri-County Industrial Park

April 28th, 2015 11:07 am by Hank Hayes

Bell Helicopter is reducing its global workforce by about 1,100 workers, including about 30 employees at its Piney Flats production facilities, the company announced Tuesday.

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Hawkins pulls plug on Lifeguard Ambulance Service

Hawkins pulls plug on Lifeguard Ambulance Service - VIDEO

April 28th, 2015 12:16 am by Jeff Bobo

If somebody in Bulls Gap or St. Clair dies because it took 40 minutes for an ambulance to reach them instead of seven minutes, family members may be asking 13 Hawkins County commissioners to justify how they voted Monday morning.

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Prom 2015: Dobyns-Bennett High School

April 27th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Here's a collection of photos from the Dobyns-Bennett High School prom, which was held April 25 at MeadowView Conference, Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport. The theme was "New York, New York."

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Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

April 28th, 2015 10:10 am by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press; AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

The violence that started in West Baltimore on Monday afternoon - within a mile of where Freddie Gray, 25, was arrested and placed into a police van earlier this month - had by midnight spread to East Baltimore and neighborhoods close to downtown

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With voucher bill's defeat, teachers win, children lose

With voucher bill's defeat, teachers win, children lose

April 28th, 2015 9:38 am by Editorial Board

While voucher programs have not brought about wholesale improvement everywhere they have been tried, keeping the status quo is certainly not the answer.

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Scott County shelter groundbreaking set

Scott County shelter groundbreaking set

April 28th, 2015 9:28 am by Marci Gore

The county's dog pound building burned late last year and those planning the new shelter have been optimistic that once a new shelter is up and operational, it will be a big improvement for the county.

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Sullivan sales taxes see first drop in 9 months

Sullivan sales taxes see first drop in 9 months

April 28th, 2015 8:30 am by J. H. Osborne

Sales tax revenues received by the cities and county this month show a 6.37 percent decrease compared to April 2014. That revenue is for sales taxes collected in February - when the region had multiple days of unusually heavy snow and ice storms.

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J.C. man charged with stealing fire department's thermal imaging camera

J.C. man charged with stealing fire department's thermal imaging camera

April 28th, 2015 7:49 am by NET News Service

Police arrested a man Monday on an accusation that he tried to sell a thermal imaging camera that had gone missing from a Johnson City firetruck in March.

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City's mayoral candidates say Kingsport  on the wrong track

City's mayoral candidates say Kingsport on the wrong track

April 28th, 2015 12:22 am by Matthew Lane

The candidates fielded five questions during the one-hour forum - on economic development incentives, public funding for community events and their vision for Kingsport.

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Free Meals for Kids returns to Kingsport this summer

Free Meals for Kids returns to Kingsport this summer

April 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools Student Nutrition Services department again has partnered with the U.S. Department of Human Services to provide a Free Meals for Kids Summer Program located at John Sevier Middle School.

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