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Motorist cleared in fiery, fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash

July 30th, 2014 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has taken no action against a motorist involved in a fatal March motorcycle crash, when the victim was riding at more than 100 mph just seconds before colliding with the side of her car on Fort Henry Drive.

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Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

July 30th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect refused to lower his window more than two inches during a traffic stop, but the odor of marijuana still wafted from the car. A subsequent search located dryer sheets throughout the vehicle, along with a hidden compartment.

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Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

July 30th, 2014 10:08 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man was allegedly caught while burglarizing the home of his former boss on Tuesday, then waited for police to arrive and admitted to three prior thefts from the residence.

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'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

'Person of interest' identified in case of damaged historic gravestones at Hawkins church

July 29th, 2014 11:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville Police Chief James Hammonds said he has identified a" person of interest" who is suspected of damaging several historic graves with a wire brush recently at the New Providence Presbyterian Church on Stoney Point Road in Surgoinsville.

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House approves Republican plan to sue Obama

House approves Republican plan to sue Obama

July 30th, 2014 7:20 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama.

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Two women survive ordeal on Indiana railroad bridge

Two women survive ordeal on Indiana railroad bridge

July 30th, 2014 5:53 pm by Associated Press

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women as a freight train bore down on them as they walked along an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana.

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Kingsport garbage truck overturns

Kingsport garbage truck overturns

July 30th, 2014 5:20 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport garbage truck took a tumble Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Van Oaks Drive and Mullins Street.

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A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

July 30th, 2014 5:00 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The economy sprang back to life after a dismal winter in which it shrank at a sharp 2.1 percent annual rate. The government upgraded that figure from a previous estimate of a 2.9 percent drop.

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Photos: Hunger First receives help from around the country, works on a back-to-school fundraiser

Photos: Hunger First receives help from around the country, works on a back-to-school fundraiser

July 30th, 2014 3:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gillis said the organization would like to be able to give the kids a new pair of shoes or a new shirt, but monetary donations are so low he doubts they could afford something like that.

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D-B, ETSU alum Devine embarking on pro volleyball career in Sweden

D-B, ETSU alum Devine embarking on pro volleyball career in Sweden

July 30th, 2014 2:30 pm by Dave Ongie

There are few things in life that fit together as naturally as Megan Devine and volleyball. Her potential was apparent from the moment she stepped on the floor as a freshman at Dobyns-Bennett High School.

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Happy Snaps photo booth at the Back To School Expo at Kingsport Town Center

July 30th, 2014 8:05 am by Staff Report

See all the fun that was had at the Kingsport Times-News Happy Snaps photo booth at the Back To School Expo at Kingsport Town Center.

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