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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

August 1st, 2014 9:50 am by Wes Bunch

A Sullivan County man is facing felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab, which he allegedly was operating out of his grandmother's home, was found.

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Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

The Carter Family Fold will celebrate four decades of preserving old-time country music this weekend with a two-day festival honoring the influence of the First Family of Country Music.

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Hearing loss common in stroke survivors

Hearing loss common in stroke survivors

August 1st, 2014 12:00 pm by DANIELLE COMBS

Because of other medical conditions resulting from a stroke, patients may not focus on hearing loss symptoms and, therefore, hearing loss may remain undetected.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.1.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.1.14 - VIDEO

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Jack, Nilah, Annabelle, Hank, June Bug, Cricket, and Grasshopper.

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Cease-fire between Israeal and Hamas unravels leaving 35 Palestinians killed, Israeli officer missing

Cease-fire between Israeal and Hamas unravels leaving 35 Palestinians killed, Israeli officer missing

August 1st, 2014 10:14 am by IBRAHIM BARZAK, Associated Press; DANIEL ESTRIN, Associated Press

Israel and Hamas accused each other of breaking the cease-fire, which had been announced by the U.S. and the U.N. and took effect at 8:00 a.m. (0500 GMT) Friday. The fighting broke out less than two hours later.

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House GOP weighs new border bill after tea party opposition

House GOP weighs new border bill after tea party opposition

August 1st, 2014 10:12 am by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press; ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republican leaders on Friday offered a revised, $694 million bill to address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border to rank-and-file members, hoping the changes would sway reluctant conservatives.

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Hawkins early voting total on verge of surpassing 2010 mark

Hawkins early voting total on verge of surpassing 2010 mark

August 1st, 2014 9:30 am by Jeff Bobo

With two days of early voting left before the Aug. 7 Hawkins County general election, voter turnout has already exceeded the 2012 election and is on pace to exceed the more comparable 2010 election.

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Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

August 1st, 2014 8:00 am by Stephen Igo

The spacious, modern and techno-wired Wise County Sheriff's Office and associated departments were on full display on Thursday when Sheriff Ronnie Oakes welcomed the public for a grand tour of his agency's share of the county's new Justice Center.

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Vols enter preseason camp relying on newcomers

Vols enter preseason camp relying on newcomers

August 1st, 2014 12:59 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee football coach Butch Jones says he occasionally feels as though he's running an expansion team because the Volunteers have altered their roster so much since the end of last season.

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Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

July 31st, 2014 10:12 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman is facing felony charges in Scott County for allegedly leaving a 4-month-old baby in a car for over a half-hour last month when outside temperatures topped 90 degrees.

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U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

July 31st, 2014 10:09 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

U.S. health officials issued a travel advisory Thursday that applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than 700 people this year.

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