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Ky. man arrested in robbery attempt at Pound pharmacy

Ky. man arrested in robbery attempt at Pound pharmacy

August 2nd, 2015 7:47 pm by Staff report

Officer Dustin Folk observed the suspect, who appeared to be drunk, apparently using a box cutter to make a mask.

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SCSO: Piney Flats man threatens to blow up Boone Dam

SCSO: Piney Flats man threatens to blow up Boone Dam

August 2nd, 2015 6:37 pm by Staff report

The incident began on Saturday when the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office received a request to check the welfare of a female at a home on Devault Bridge Road.

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Canine flu spreads in surrounding states

Canine flu spreads in surrounding states

August 2nd, 2015 6:00 pm by Holly Nelms

KINGSPORT - Dog owners in Tennessee should be on the lookout for symptoms of a contagious illness that could affect their dogs.

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Incinerated - How illegal drugs are disposed of

Incinerated - How illegal drugs are disposed of

August 2nd, 2015 2:35 pm by Matthew Lane

Every year the Kingsport Police Department confiscates and collects thousands of pounds of illegal drugs, prescription medications, weapons and other evidence from arrests and crime scenes. But what does the department do with it?

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Kpt. man killed in Russell Co.,  Boone Dam's lengthy repairs, Ollie's Outlet, Kingsport Idol winner and more stories you may have missed

Kpt. man killed in Russell Co., Boone Dam's lengthy repairs, Ollie's Outlet, Kingsport Idol winner and more stories you may have missed

August 2nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Bedbugs plaguing residents in Kingsport public housing

Bedbugs plaguing residents in Kingsport public housing

August 2nd, 2015 12:30 am by Nick Shepherd

"My son is scarred for life," said one resident, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of being evicted. "I'm very upset. I feel like they (KHRA) should have done something sooner."

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Test boring to begin Monday on Boone Dam earthen section

Test boring to begin Monday on Boone Dam earthen section

August 1st, 2015 11:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

"This is a permanent repair for this reservoir," TVA Vice President of Safety, River Management and Environment John McCormick said. "This is doing it right."

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"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys

"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys

August 1st, 2015 11:12 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

Julian said he never felt like a girl: In kindergarten, he insisted he was a boy. No one thought much of his distaste for dresses when he was a child, chalking it up to a tomboy phase he would eventually outgrow.

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KHRA not awarded tax credits for Midtown redevelopment

KHRA not awarded tax credits for Midtown redevelopment

August 1st, 2015 10:02 pm by Matthew Lane

Nearly three years ago, the KHRA received a $300,000 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative planning grant to develop a transformation plan for the Midtown Neighborhood - from Myrtle to Dale and Tennessee to Poplar.

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SWAT team called to Piney Flats residence after shots fired

SWAT team called to Piney Flats residence after shots fired

August 1st, 2015 7:55 pm by Staff report

A woman told police that her boyfriend, Rickey Robinette, began arguing with her and throwing things at her. She said that he then grabbed a pistol and fired several times at her, but she and her 16-year-old son were able to escape uninjured.

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