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Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10

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Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10

March 30th, 2015 9:00 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER, Associated Press; MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends and loved ones who had been expected to return that morning from a late Palm Sunday service.

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Tennessee House passes guns in parks bill

Tennessee House passes guns in parks bill

March 30th, 2015 8:05 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - The House has passed a bill to strip city and county governments of the power to ban guns in parks, playgrounds and sports fields.

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Caught short: State audit of Sullivan's books finds two insurance accounts underfunded

Caught short: State audit of Sullivan's books finds two insurance accounts underfunded

March 30th, 2015 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

The audit called for county officials to develop and implement a plan that would fund the deficit and provide adequate funding for program costs in the future.

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Cherokee NJROTC earns team and individual wins in orienteering event

Cherokee NJROTC earns team and individual wins in orienteering event

March 30th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cherokee High School's NJROTC earned high honors recently including team and individual victories in the JROTC Rocky Top Orienteering event.

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Holy car crash, Batman! KPD arrests cape wearing man

Holy car crash, Batman! KPD arrests cape wearing man

March 30th, 2015 3:31 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gideon Cole then got out of the car. He allegedly had a white blanket wrapped around his shoulders and began running to the back of a home on Emmit Street.

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NSA: 1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade

NSA: 1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade

March 30th, 2015 3:08 pm by MEREDITH SOMERS, Associated Press; LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died

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Kingsport man sentenced in gravel consipracy

Kingsport man sentenced in gravel consipracy

March 30th, 2015 1:50 pm by Staff report

According to a press release, Phillip Wayne Mullins reached a plea agreement in which he admitted that he conspired to distribute alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone to people in and around East Tennessee

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Gray woman arrested on pot growing charge after reporting armed robbery; 2 men charged with robbery

Gray woman arrested on pot growing charge after reporting armed robbery; 2 men charged with robbery

March 30th, 2015 1:21 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Kelly Riley, 20, told deputies she had been robbed at gun point by two men at her residence. While investigating the robbery, deputies discovered that the victim had a marijuana growing lab, the sheriff said.

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Wanted: All hero wannabes: Toy & Hobby Show April 11 will benefit Children's Miracle Network

Wanted: All hero wannabes: Toy & Hobby Show April 11 will benefit Children's Miracle Network

March 30th, 2015 10:41 am by Matthew Lane

Not only will the show benefit the Children's Miracle Network, but visitors to the event will have a change to win free tickets to one of the most hotly anticipated movies of the year - Avengers: Age of Ultron (opening nationwide May 1).

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Sensabaugh Camp Classic coming back for third year

Sensabaugh Camp Classic coming back for third year

March 30th, 2015 9:25 am by Nick Shepherd

The Sensabaugh Camp Classic is quickly becoming an annual tradition in Kingsport, which means area children will be able to interact with current and former stars of the National Football League and college football

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$1.77M up in smoke in 2014

$1.77M up in smoke in 2014

March 30th, 2015 9:24 am by Matthew Lane

Firefighters responded to 110 structure fires in 2014 with an estimated loss of $860,000. There were 44 vehicle fires last year with an estimated loss of $827,000. In total, the estimated loss of property due to fire in 2014 was $1.77 million

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