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Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

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Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

August 29th, 2014 10:31 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.

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Police: Kingsport woman stabs husband multiple times

Police: Kingsport woman stabs husband multiple times

August 29th, 2014 10:42 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested for allegedly slashing the tires on her husband's pickup — as a means to "get back at him" for hurting her feelings — then unleashing the knife on him when he approached and tried to stop her.

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D-B football team to cut ribbon on stadium renovations

D-B football team to cut ribbon on stadium renovations

August 29th, 2014 8:03 am by Matthew Lane

J. Fred Johnson Stadium is a go for tonight. The expansion is essentially complete and fans will get their first look at the renovations tonight when Dobyns-Bennett hosts East Hamilton for the first home game of the 2014 football season.

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Former South band assistant arrested for alleged relationship with student

Former South band assistant arrested for alleged relationship with student

August 29th, 2014 6:48 am by Rain Smith

A Johnson City man faces more than a dozen charges of statutory rape by an authority figure, stemming from his alleged relationship with a student during his tenure as an assistant band director at Sullivan South High School in Kingsport.

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Man gets 27-year sentence in Smokies attack

Man gets 27-year sentence in Smokies attack

August 29th, 2014 10:33 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors have said that in June 2012, William Seevers held at knifepoint a 44-year-old woman who had been hiking on the Gatlinburg Trail.

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Three year sentence for Kingsport woman who smuggled three pills into jail

Three year sentence for Kingsport woman who smuggled three pills into jail

August 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

What started as a 90 day stretch in the Hawkins County Jail expanded to three years for a Kingsport woman who attempted to smuggle three pills into the jail earlier this year.

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Barter brings youth academy to Kingsport

Barter brings youth academy to Kingsport

August 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Curtains will raise this September when Barter Theatre brings its youth academy to Kingsport, and hopefully no one actually breaks a leg.

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Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

August 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a confrontation between individuals at Riverfront Park, finding the aggressor to be a man involved in multiple "other complaints" that same day.

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Area law enforcement to increase patrols, remind residents to be safe over holiday weekend

Area law enforcement to increase patrols, remind residents to be safe over holiday weekend

August 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, area law enforcement agencies are reminding motorists to use extra caution this Labor Day weekend and to expect to see an increase in officers on the roadways.

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Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

August 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A 28-year-old Southwest Virginia man has been indicted for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old in a restroom at Kingsport's Aquatic Center.

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Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; retailers fall

Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; retailers fall

August 28th, 2014 5:31 pm by Associated Press

U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs.

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