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Arrest made in Kingsport drive-by

Arrest made in Kingsport drive-by

November 14th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police report that one week after a drive-by shooting at a city residence, the suspect is in custody and facing two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

November 14th, 2014 10:26 am by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to a suspicious person "running on the highway" in Blountville. An officer responded to the area of Food City along State Route 394, finding the suspect wearing nothing but boxers.

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For some Minnesota businesses, snow means dough

For some Minnesota businesses, snow means dough

November 14th, 2014 8:40 am by By Adam Belz, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Businesses across Minnesota — snowmobile dealers, ski shops, hardware stores, bars, bowling alleys and even towing and auto body shops — are rubbing their hands with glee as up to a foot of snow blanketed parts of the state Monday, jump-starting Minnesota

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Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

Auto parts manufacturer to build Sevierville plant

November 14th, 2014 7:52 am by Associated Press

An automobile parts manufacturer that already has a presence in Morristown is opening a new plant in Sevierville and create 117 new jobs.

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Space agency: Comet lander ends up in shadow of cliff

Space agency: Comet lander ends up in shadow of cliff

November 14th, 2014 1:05 am by Associated Press

Scientists said the landing craft not only bounced twice, it also came to rest next to a cliff that's blocking sunlight from its solar panels. The good news is that the lander Philae is stable and in good health.

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Former Massey CEO indicted in W.Va. mine blast that killed 29

Former Massey CEO indicted in W.Va. mine blast that killed 29

November 13th, 2014 10:07 pm by Associated Press

Don Blankenship is accused of conspiring to violate safety and health standards at Upper Big Branch Mine and became the highest-ranking executive to face charges in the blast.

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Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for case files

Tenn. sheriff pays ransom for case files

November 13th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

The malware, called "Cryptowall," doesn't tamper with files on a computer, but keeps them locked until a ransom is paid.

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Education commissioner leaving for private sector

Education commissioner leaving for private sector

November 13th, 2014 9:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A letter signed by Republican lawmakers demanded Huffman's resignation, citing complaints from school administrators, teachers and students about his leadership style as his department implemented a series of changes.

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Deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries; DA still mum on BAC

Deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries; DA still mum on BAC

November 13th, 2014 7:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The THP has indicated alcohol was involved in the crash, but officials have neither placed charges related to that nor released the blood alcohol content.

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Pentagon says US troops' role in Iraq could expand

Pentagon says US troops' role in Iraq could expand

November 13th, 2014 3:40 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press; LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

The Pentagon warned Congress on Thursday that the long, drawn-out military campaign against Islamic State militants is just beginning and could expand to include modest numbers of U.S. forces fighting alongside Iraqi troops.

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