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NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

September 5th, 2014 9:38 am by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said a command headquarters would be set up in Eastern Europe with supplies and equipment stockpiled there, enabling the "spearhead" force to mobilize and deploy quickly.

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Kilgore proud of projects with Tobacco Commission

Kilgore proud of projects with Tobacco Commission

September 4th, 2014 11:04 pm by Stephen Igo

Kilgore responded Wednesday to a Virginia Associated Press article that he said unfairly inferred members of his family benefited from Tobacco Commission funding decisions.

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Cloud 9 Emporium owner pleads to federal charges for synthetic drugs, money laundering

Cloud 9 Emporium owner pleads to federal charges for synthetic drugs, money laundering

September 4th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Daniel Guy Bickley of Bristol, Va., was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on a 72-count indictment. The charges include conspiracy to distribute Schedule I drugs, distribution of Schedule I drugs (19 counts) and money laundering (52 counts).

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Hazardous household waste drop off scheduled for Saturday in Gate City

Hazardous household waste drop off scheduled for Saturday in Gate City

September 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Bill Dingus is the county's public works director and says this annual event provides residents an opportunity to properly dispose of those items not accepted at the county's solid waste centers and transfer stations.

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Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 1/2 socks

Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 1/2 socks

September 4th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital. It was something he ate!

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Second Bulls Gap pharmacy robbery suspect nabbed in Kentucky

Second Bulls Gap pharmacy robbery suspect nabbed in Kentucky

September 4th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

She allegedly demanded cash and pills, and got away with 268 20-milligram oxycodone pills, and 404 30 milligram oxycodone pills, as well as $1,290 in cash.

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Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

September 4th, 2014 6:44 pm by Associated Press

The four-legged beast, with a long neck and powerful 29-foot tail, stretched about 85 feet long and weighed about 65 tons. That's more than seven times the weight of even a plus-size male African elephant.

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Kingsport man found passed out in car at gas station, charged with 5th DUI

Kingsport man found passed out in car at gas station, charged with 5th DUI

September 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

As the officer approached he noticed the car was running and Williams was inside, slumped over and unconscious. The officer opened the passenger side door and removed the keys from the ignition.

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Getting greener:  $752K TDOT grant to allow city to extend Greenbelt

Getting greener: $752K TDOT grant to allow city to extend Greenbelt

September 4th, 2014 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer on Wednesday handed city officials a $752,000 grant award to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about 1 mile all the way to Cleek Road.

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Photos: Kingsport veteran receives mortgage-free home

Photos: Kingsport veteran receives mortgage-free home

September 4th, 2014 4:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I'm still overwhelmed," he said. "This is amazing. I'm still trying to take all this stuff in. They done way too much. I'm very appreciative, I'm very thankful for this. I'm excited still."

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