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Group supporting incumbent justices raises $600K

Group supporting incumbent justices raises $600K

June 2nd, 2014 4:10 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey of Blountville has been spearheading efforts to persuade voters to reject the justices, each of whom was appointed by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat.

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Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

June 2nd, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

Jeremy Sturgill, 36, of Jonesville, Va., faces multiple charges in the Kingsport crash, including vehicular homicide by an intoxicated person, two counts of reckless aggravated assault and a second offense of DUI.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

June 2nd, 2014 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested following a fight with family members when he allegedly pointed a gun at a man's face and crashed his pickup while trying to run people over.

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Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

June 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by Rain Smith

According to Bluff City Police Chief Greg Depew, the discovery was spurred by a request for a welfare check at 238 Woodland Drive.

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Four injured in Scott County crash

Four injured in Scott County crash

June 2nd, 2014 9:32 am by Wes Bunch

Four people were injured, including one critically, in a head-on collision that occurred Sunday night in Scott County.

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Clues sought in deadly Massachusetts jet crash

Clues sought in deadly Massachusetts jet crash

June 2nd, 2014 8:38 am by MICHAEL MELIA and RODRIQUE NGOWI, Associated Press

A witness account of the Saturday night crash that killed all seven people aboard, including Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz, provided some of the first clues as investigators began piecing together what went wrong.

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Police confiscate $3M worth of shoes from Ky. home

Police confiscate $3M worth of shoes from Ky. home

June 2nd, 2014 8:27 am by Associated Press

According to a search warrant filed last week, the shoes were supposed to be shipped in 2009 from a Nike distribution center in Tennessee to another one in Texas, but never made it.

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EPA to seek to cut power plant carbon by one-third

EPA to seek to cut power plant carbon by one-third

June 1st, 2014 9:51 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Obama administration on Monday will roll out a plan to cut pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, setting in motion one of the most significant actions to address global warming in U.S. history.

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Sullivan BOE ready to declare former Kingsley facility surplus property

Sullivan BOE ready to declare former Kingsley facility surplus property

June 1st, 2014 9:40 pm by Rick Wagner

The wheels are about to go in motion for the former Kingsley Elementary School to be declared surplus property by the Sullivan County school board.

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Gate City High School's Alley twins compete to excel

Gate City High School's Alley twins compete to excel

June 1st, 2014 9:31 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — For identical twins Tanner and Tucker Alley of Gate City, almost everything is a competition of sorts, including their studies.

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