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Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

June 30th, 2015 11:27 am by Rain Smith

Investigators say legitimate account numbers and details are obtained from credit and debit cards, with the information then copied to fake cards to make fraudulent purchases.

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88 of 95 Tennessee counties complying with same-sex ruling

88 of 95 Tennessee counties complying with same-sex ruling

June 30th, 2015 10:50 am by Associated Press

Seven of Tennessee's 95 counties were not issuing same-sex marriage licenses on Monday, but officials say technical hurdles, rather than political objections, were to blame for the majority of the delays.

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Texas abortion providers study whether clinics could reopen

Texas abortion providers study whether clinics could reopen

June 30th, 2015 10:12 am by JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates insisted Monday's ruling, while at least a short-term victory for abortion providers, isn't as sweeping as those groups hope.

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Justices take up dispute over union fees

Justices take up dispute over union fees

June 30th, 2015 9:59 am by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The justices said Tuesday they will hear an appeal from a group of California teachers who say it violates their First Amendment rights to have to pay any fees if they disagree with a union's positions and don't want to join it.

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THP stepping up safety patrol over July Fourth holiday

THP stepping up safety patrol over July Fourth holiday

June 30th, 2015 7:38 am by Associated Press

According to a news release, the agency will use predictive analytics to allocate manpower and target areas where the likelihood of alcohol-related, serious injury or fatal crashes may occur during the holiday period.

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Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

June 30th, 2015 7:13 am by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions.

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'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender

'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender - VIDEO

June 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"If she had any idea that she was talking to a pedophile she would not have went." -- Ed Wilson

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THDA helps single mom achieve home ownership

THDA helps single mom achieve home ownership

June 29th, 2015 9:30 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - A single mom who had been receiving rental housing assistance achieved the American Dream of home ownership on Monday. She obtained a zero-interest THDA "New Start" loan toward buying the house, now appraised at more than $140,000.

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Man reportedly tells police to arrest him or he'll kill girlfriend

Man reportedly tells police to arrest him or he'll kill girlfriend

June 29th, 2015 8:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who allegedly told police to take him to jail Sunday night or his girlfriend would be dead by morning was sentenced Monday to 10 days in jail for domestic assault.

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Woman loses dog while partying at church

Woman loses dog while partying at church

June 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

At 12:20 p.m., dispatch was alerted to a suspicious woman "dancing around in the parking lot" of a church in Bristol, then throwing a bottle of vodka onto the lawn.

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