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Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

December 12th, 2014 4:41 pm by Rain Smith

A Friday afternoon blaze at Kingsport's Brandy Mill apartments has damaged multiple units and displaced several residents.

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Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

December 12th, 2014 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident began on Friday when a plain-clothed officer with the Kingsport Police Department was walking through the parking lot of a local grocery store. He observed a woman walking briskly from the store with a store employee following her.

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Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

December 12th, 2014 1:56 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office reported no injuries to occupants of the bus, but the driver of the other car was taken to a hospital.

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Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

December 12th, 2014 11:58 am by Rain Smith

A woman and two men arguing over "personal matters" in a Kingsport parking lot has led to a felony arrest, as a gun was pulled during the heated exchange with one round fired.

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Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

December 12th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

A 79-year-old man called police to the Kingsport Town Center after he purchased gift cards, followed by assistance to his car from another shopper.

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More women leading auto dealerships

More women leading auto dealerships

December 12th, 2014 9:38 am by By Joe Taschler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fewer than 8 percent of all car dealerships nationwide have female owners.

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Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

December 12th, 2014 6:51 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical lawmakers.

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DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

December 12th, 2014 12:27 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug.

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America's Health Rankings says it's unhealthy to be us

America's Health Rankings says it's unhealthy to be us

December 11th, 2014 11:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

High obesity rates, lack of physical activity and the worst violent crime rate in the country contributed to Tennessee being ranked close to the bottom in overall health, according to a recent report which ranks all 50 states in overall health.

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Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following a two-day trial in October, Roger Dale Stewart, 63, 5281 Highway 11-W, Rogersville, was convicted by a Hawkins County jury of criminally negligent homicide and two counts of felony reckless endangerment — all of which are class E felonies.

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