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Church service scuffle prompts complaint against pastor

Church service scuffle prompts complaint against pastor

February 18th, 2015 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police he had attended a Kingsport church earlier in the afternoon, but the pastor told him to leave because "he was there for the wrong reasons." When he refused, the pastor grabbed the worshiper's belt to forcefully remove him from a pew.

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Reward offered for info on THP trooper's barn fires

Reward offered for info on THP trooper's barn fires

February 18th, 2015 12:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The state fire marshal's Bomb and Arson Squad determined Wednesday that two barns which burned simultaneously on a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper's family farm Friday night were intentionally set ablaze.

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W.Va. oil train derailment was 1 of 3 with safer tank cars

W.Va. oil train derailment was 1 of 3 with safer tank cars

February 18th, 2015 10:38 am by JOHN RABY and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

Hundreds of families were evacuated and nearby water treatment plants were temporarily shut down after cars derailed from a train carrying 3 million gallons of North Dakota crude Monday.

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Live blog for winter weather updates

Live blog for winter weather updates

February 18th, 2015 10:04 am by Staff report

This live blog will periodically be updated throughout the day with all the latest news regarding winter weather, including school closings, road conditions and weather updates.

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Tenn. man allegedly defrauds donors to Newtown school charity

Tenn. man allegedly defrauds donors to Newtown school charity

February 18th, 2015 8:00 am by Associated Press

A man who created a charity to benefit those affected by the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested on allegations that he took most of it for himself, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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GOPS's Bush noting difference with former president brother

GOPS's Bush noting difference with former president brother

February 18th, 2015 7:57 am by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press

How specifically former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distinguishes himself on foreign policy from his brother, former President George W. Bush, it's clear the new Republican presidential prospect sees it as a topic necessary to address publicly.

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PBS film tells the 80-year story of Rogersville's Swift College

PBS film tells the 80-year story of Rogersville's Swift College

February 17th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The youngest surviving graduates of the all African American College are well into their 80s, and many of the high school's last graduating class will turn 70 this year. That's why a former alumni was so adamant that they tell their stories.

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Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

February 17th, 2015 9:01 pm by Associated Press

Hundreds of families were evacuated after losing their drinking water and electricity when 19 tank cars slammed into each other and caught fire, leaking oil into a Kanawha River tributary and burning a nearby house down to its foundation.

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Rogersville police deliver 99-year-old  woman to family  during snowstorm

Rogersville police deliver 99-year-old woman to family during snowstorm

February 17th, 2015 8:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Police Department's new four-wheel-drive fleet came in handy Monday evening when severe winter weather required a special delivery to one local family.

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Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

Authorities stress caution as extreme weather sticks around

February 17th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

Though area roadways continued to improve throughout the day, low temperatures overnight could creating icing hazards into Wednesday - followed by dangerous wind chills and more precipitation in the days to come.

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