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'Hear me Roar' event set to raise money, awareness about cochlear implants

'Hear me Roar' event set to raise money, awareness about cochlear implants

July 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"It all started about a year and a half ago," said Shannon Ball, one of the founders of the organization. "That's when we found out our daughter lost her hearing."

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A father's last dance, $114 million natural gas pipeline project, new license tag decals and more stories you may have missed

A father's last dance, $114 million natural gas pipeline project, new license tag decals and more stories you may have missed

July 27th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

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

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States' use of execution drugs varies widely

States' use of execution drugs varies widely

July 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Associated Press

The prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and dosages varying widely.

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STREAM getting larger pilot program

STREAM getting larger pilot program

July 26th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

STREAM, which is science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math, had a pilot program at four city elementary schools this past school year for fifth graders

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Gibson Mill Bridge to be named for last Kingsport casualty of Vietnam War

Gibson Mill Bridge to be named for last Kingsport casualty of Vietnam War

July 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

U.S. Army Spc. 4 David Lee Hann was the last Kingsport resident to be killed in the line of duty during the Vietnam War. Now, 43 years later, his life and service will be remembered and memorialized.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include professional thieves making off with a large haul, burglary suspects captured on a trail camera, a fire revealing a large marijuana farm and a classic car being seized along with an ounce of 'Ice,' among others

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KPD searching for Walmart shoplifters

KPD searching for Walmart shoplifters

July 25th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff reports

Three suspects, two females and a male, allegedly fled the Walmart on Stone Drive with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise, which included an above ground swimming pool, a box fan and multiple items of clothing.

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HCSO investigating $3,628 theft from Green Tomato Grill

HCSO investigating $3,628 theft from Green Tomato Grill

July 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is still investigatinga $3,628 theft that from the popular Green Tomato Grill in Mooresburgthat apparently took place on the afternoon of July 14.

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HCSO serves arrest warrant stemming from alleged undercover 'Ice' buys

HCSO serves arrest warrant stemming from alleged undercover 'Ice' buys

July 25th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies arrested a man Thursday wanted inconnection with several alleged undercover purchases of the higher grade"Ice" type of meth made during a recent investigation.

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Former Kingsport alderman Jantry Shupe pleads guilty to DUI

Former Kingsport alderman Jantry Shupe pleads guilty to DUI

July 25th, 2014 4:26 pm by Matthew Lane

Shupe, who was arrested last month by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and charged with DUI and violation of implied consent, entered the guilty plea on Thursday before Judge Mark Toohey.

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