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Wise school zones to pack traffic congestion on Wednesday

Wise school zones to pack traffic congestion on Wednesday

August 4th, 2014 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Over the summer contractors have been creating a new traffic access plan for the three school complex in Big Stone Gap that includes Union High School.

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Man dies after shooting himself with shotgun while 'showing it off'

Man dies after shooting himself with shotgun while 'showing it off'

August 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by By Rosemary Regina Sobol, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

The victim's friends became alarmed and told him to put the gun away but he reportedly removed two to three rounds, held the gun to his cheek, and told his friends it was empty before he pulled the trigger.

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Bristol market owner faces gambling charges

Bristol market owner faces gambling charges

August 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

The owner of a Sullivan County market has been arrested, nearly one year after police first raided his store and seized alleged gambling computers.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Kingsport Students Go Back To School

August 4th, 2014 5:14 pm by David Grace

Back to school time.

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Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

August 4th, 2014 4:40 pm by Rain Smith

A would-be automobile thief reportedly made extraordinary efforts to reach his intended target in Kingsport, swimming across the Holston River to access an Eastman parking lot.

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Driver chugs alcohol during traffic stop

Driver chugs alcohol during traffic stop

August 4th, 2014 4:10 pm by Rain Smith

While a pair of officers were speaking to each other at the rear of the suspect's car, he was observed inside with a cup to his lips, downing its contents.

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Gas leak reported at Kingsport shopping center

Gas leak reported at Kingsport shopping center

August 4th, 2014 4:05 pm by Ned Jilton

The leak was discovered around 1:30 p.m. and the businesses in the building were evacuated. Kingsport police closed down the parking lot.

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Hawkins man killed in four-wheeler accident

Hawkins man killed in four-wheeler accident

August 4th, 2014 3:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man was killed Sunday in a four-wheeler accident after apparently hitting a stump and overturning while traveling down a hill.

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4 disqualified from Tenn. welfare benefits due to drug testing

4 disqualified from Tenn. welfare benefits due to drug testing

August 4th, 2014 2:31 pm by Associated Press

Hedy Weinberg, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, says she believes the new law is a violation of privacy and the group is planning to challenge it in court.

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Witness in Va. governor trial asked about lawsuits

Witness in Va. governor trial asked about lawsuits

August 4th, 2014 2:10 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A defense attorney questioned the key witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial on Monday about lawsuits he and his former company face over allegations of securities violations.

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