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Daycares should support breastfeeding moms

Daycares should support breastfeeding moms

August 15th, 2014 3:52 pm by Becky Flora-Waterman

The Centers for Disease Control recognizes breast milk as a food, not a body fluid, so special handling precautions are not necessary.

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Man makes music request from back of squad car

Man makes music request from back of squad car

August 15th, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

Following failed attempts to find the intoxicated man a place to stay — and police denying his plans to "go wherever his dog went" — the suspect was arrested. En route to jail, he criticized the radio.

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Homage to 'Cruising Broad' to rev up on Saturday

Homage to 'Cruising Broad' to rev up on Saturday

August 15th, 2014 12:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Come Saturday, street rods, classic cars, rat rods and other vehicles of all sorts will be the center of attention on Broad Street.

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Wrong-way I-26 crash nets woman 2nd DUI charge

Wrong-way I-26 crash nets woman 2nd DUI charge

August 15th, 2014 11:12 am by Rain Smith

A woman traveling east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 26 in Kingsport on Wednesday night — and in turn igniting a head-on collision with another vehicle — has been charged with multiple offenses including assault and DUI.

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Residents want Kingsley building to become community center

Residents want Kingsley building to become community center

August 15th, 2014 12:49 am by Rick Wagner

Bloomingdale area residents met Thursday evening at Ketron Elementary School with Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, who once had hopes the school closed in 2012 could become affordable housing for seniors and the disabled.

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Kingsport woman thwarts abduction attempt

Kingsport woman thwarts abduction attempt

August 14th, 2014 10:57 pm by Rain Smith

A city woman had to fight off an unknown man at her child's bus stop on Thursday, according to police, as he attempted to pull her into his vehicle before she kicked him and escaped.

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School issues raised before Bluff City BMA

School issues raised before Bluff City BMA

August 14th, 2014 10:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

A middle school student took the floor in front of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Thursday and asked the board to consider placing a sidewalk between Bluff City Middle School and Bluff City Elementary School.

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Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

August 14th, 2014 10:22 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

The message does not openly mention competing Wellmont Health System's year-long search for a merger partner, but it does outline MSHA's financial health and suggests that outside competition could be detrimental to local health care.

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Police: Johnson City man threatened to kill boyfriend, imprisoned him in residence

Police: Johnson City man threatened to kill boyfriend, imprisoned him in residence

August 14th, 2014 7:03 pm by NET News Service

The victim, Winthrop Von-Seath, told police that Charles Campbell made threats to kill him with a gun, tried to hit him with a baseball bat and told him, "I'm going to beat your brains out." Campbell reportedly swung the bat at Von-Seath but missed.

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SUV crashes into Blountville business

SUV crashes into Blountville business

August 14th, 2014 6:15 pm by Staff Report

Jarrett Richardson is used to traffic crashes outside of his home decor shop along Highway 394 in Blountville. So Thursday afternoon's incident didn't initially raise much excitement: He heard tires squeal, a bang, then prepared to dial 911.

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