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Needed or Not? KHRA explains travel expenses

Needed or Not? KHRA explains travel expenses

May 15th, 2015 1:52 pm by Matthew Lane

A majority of the training sessions were either done in house, locally or within the state of Tennessee, and according to KHRA officials, were necessary for staff to be knowledgeable of the latest changes to HUD regulations.

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KPD: Man says he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

KPD: Man says he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

May 15th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

The discovery of an "emaciated" dog has prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man, according to police, as he estimated that he hadn't fed the animal in a month and a half.

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Fired Sevier County deputy indicted for sex-on-the-job allegations

Fired Sevier County deputy indicted for sex-on-the-job allegations

May 15th, 2015 8:40 am by Associated Press

A fired Tennessee deputy has been indicted on accusations of having sex on the job with a woman he met earlier the same day while answering a 911 call. While at her home, he allegedly ignored calls for service.

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Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

May 15th, 2015 8:13 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

Delta will also fly to Cuba - someday.

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Official: VA improperly spends $5 billion a year on health

Official: VA improperly spends $5 billion a year on health

May 15th, 2015 7:34 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

"Gross mismanagement" by senior agency leaders has wasted billions of dollars and made a "mockery" of federal laws regarding purchasing of goods and services, said Jan Frye, deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and logistics.

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'King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead at age 89

'King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead at age 89

May 15th, 2015 7:17 am by KEN RITTER, Associated Press

B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

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Kingsport murderer dies on death row

Kingsport murderer dies on death row

May 14th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County man sentenced to death in 1978, making him the longest tenured Tennessee inmate on death row, died Wednesday of natural causes.

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Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

May 14th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

When officers located him at his residence, Denim was asked if he had any illegal drugs in the house, the release said. Denim then allegedly produced a small metal box and gave officers permission to search the box.

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Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

May 14th, 2015 3:47 pm by Rain Smith

Precisely two years after police responded to a double shooting at a Kingsport apartment - allegedly fueled by robbery and crack cocaine - the final of four attempted murder suspects was arrested on Thursday.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters holding board game event

Big Brothers Big Sisters holding board game event

May 14th, 2015 2:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - In an age where seemingly everyone and everything is either plugged in, logged on or connected via Bluetooth, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is planning to go off the grid with a new fundraising event this Saturday.

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