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'Let me show you something': Gunplay in campground garners felony arrest

'Let me show you something': Gunplay in campground garners felony arrest

November 21st, 2014 9:35 am by Rain Smith

A report of a drunk man wandering into a campsite at a Kingsport KOA facility — then grabbing sunglasses off a stranger's head and firing a gun into the air — has prompted a felony arrest for reckless endangerment.

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Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

November 21st, 2014 7:04 am by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Thirty major building collapses were reported overnight, with the latest two deaths being residents of a nursing home that was evacuated.

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Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

November 21st, 2014 12:38 am by Jeff Bobo

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Coming Saturday: one engine, 10 cars,  15 tons of gifts and ...

Coming Saturday: one engine, 10 cars, 15 tons of gifts and ...

November 20th, 2014 10:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Santa Train is scheduled to roll into Kingsport Saturday after spreading Christmas cheer along a 110-mile route that begins in eastern Kentucky, passes through Southwest Virginia and Tennessee before ending in the Model City.

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'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago

'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago - VIDEO

November 20th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Reminiscent of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," the Volunteer High School Marching Band is packing a lot of excitement into a short period of time while in Chicago to perform in the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

November 20th, 2014 9:30 pm by Rain Smith

In Surgoinsville, police found a vehicle that was "possibly" stolen from Washington County, along with a man claiming it was his "work truck." He also admitted that his boss "has been requesting him to bring it back."

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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 20th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

In a televised address to the nation, Obama defended the legality of his actions and challenged GOP lawmakers to focus their energy not on blocking his actions, but on approving long-stalled legislation to take its place.

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Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

November 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The 9-year-old Adams Elementary students are one of 25 finalists in the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, as in Uncle Ben's Rice. They could win a $30,000 noise-reducing cafeteria makeover, along with $15,000 for their family.

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Two killed in Washington County, Va., fire

Two killed in Washington County, Va., fire

November 20th, 2014 5:35 pm by Staff report

James L. Price, 46, of Abingdon, lived at the residence and died in the fire. An unidentified white female also died in the blaze. Her remains have been transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for identification and autopsy.

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Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

November 20th, 2014 2:00 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Even for the Buffalo area — one of the snowiest and hardiest places in America — this was one for the record books, with the three-day total close to the 8 feet that the region typically gets in an entire year.

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