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'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

April 11th, 2015 4:00 pm by Marci Gore

As in other recent roundups, a large majority of drugs purchased in this operation were prescription narcotics developed to help opiate addicts. Authorities report these drugs are now the number one illegally sold narcotics.

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What to know about recent food recalls and listeria

What to know about recent food recalls and listeria

April 11th, 2015 3:15 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria: listeria.

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Serial murder suspect, hotel attack and more this week in crime

Serial murder suspect, hotel attack and more this week in crime

April 11th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 3 through April 10.

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School budget focus on employee raises

School budget focus on employee raises

April 10th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - The city school system's forthcoming draft budget for 2015-16 will focus most new money on employee raises, Superintendent Lyle Ailshie told the school board at its Thursday night meeting.

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Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

April 10th, 2015 8:00 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

It has now been three months since Sullivan County couple Arthur "Art" Gibson Jr., 38, and Amber Terrell, 22, were reported missing and their 1999 Ford Escort was found abandoned on Big Springs Road in Carter County.

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Taste of Hollywood for 'Gathering in the Gap'

Taste of Hollywood for 'Gathering in the Gap'

April 10th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony award nominated Patrick Wilson and his brothers have a family rock band, The Wilson Van, that will headline the 9th annual Gathering in the Gap Music Festival in Big Stone Gap.

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Photos: Kingsport tree planting for remembrance

April 10th, 2015 4:00 pm by David Grace

Each spring and fall, trees are purchased and planted around Kingsport on public land using donations from those who contributed to the Tree Fund in honor or remembrance of a special individual.

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Man shot in back at Johnson City Waffle House

Man shot in back at Johnson City Waffle House

April 10th, 2015 2:00 pm by NET New Service

Johnson City police were looking for a man accused of shooting another man in the back early Friday morning outside the Waffle House on North State of Franklin Road.

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Laundry spat evokes 'body slam' into trash

Laundry spat evokes 'body slam' into trash

April 10th, 2015 1:36 pm by Rain Smith

A Bloomingdale man told police that he called a woman to respond to his residence and pick up her laundry. When she didn't arrive in a "timely fashion," he threw her clothes away in an outside dumpster.

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Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on guns bill drafted as NRA gift

Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on guns bill drafted as NRA gift

April 10th, 2015 8:13 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A bill to allow people with handgun carry permits to be armed in all of the state's parks - and intended as a welcoming gift for gun enthusiasts attending the NRA convention in Nashville - has gotten tied up amid bickering between Republicans.

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