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Kingsport woman allegedly steals vacationing mother's car

Kingsport woman allegedly steals vacationing mother's car

December 10th, 2014 12:35 pm by Rain Smith

According to an affidavit filed in Sullivan County court, the suspect had the Buick registered in her own name, then told a detective the incident is "a family matter, and you need to stay out of it."

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Oil takes another dive on OPEC report, US supplies

Oil takes another dive on OPEC report, US supplies

December 10th, 2014 12:32 pm by The Associated Press

OPEC said it expects demand for its crude to fall next year because of lower global demand and higher production from non-OPEC countries.

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Ramsey again nominated to be Senate Speaker

Ramsey again nominated to be Senate Speaker

December 10th, 2014 11:28 am by Hank Hayes

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, is expected to again be re-elected to a fifth term in the top leadership post when the legislature convenes in January.

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Update: Crews scramble to Kingsport motel fire

Update: Crews scramble to Kingsport motel fire

December 10th, 2014 8:58 am by Rain Smith

A heating element in a wall mounted air system is believed to have triggered a Wednesday morning fire at Kingsport's Westside Inn, displacing one tenant.

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Officials hold grand reopening for the new/old Inn at Wise

Officials hold grand reopening for the new/old Inn at Wise

December 10th, 2014 8:35 am by Stephen Igo

One hundred four years after it was built, and after decades of neglect, the stately Inn at Wise is back, better — and bigger — than ever.

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As drone popularity rises, so do concerns

As drone popularity rises, so do concerns

December 10th, 2014 8:26 am by By Christopher Maag, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) (TNS)

For some holiday gift givers, this is the year of the drone. But for pilots of commercial planes, tourists in national parks, and even pedestrians, drones could pose problems.

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House Speaker Harwell faces tea party challenge

House Speaker Harwell faces tea party challenge

December 10th, 2014 8:00 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — House Speaker Beth Harwell faces a tea party challenge from Rep. Rick Womick as House Republicans vote Wednesday on whom to nominate to lead the lower chamber of the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Lawmakers agree on $1.1 trillion spending bill

Lawmakers agree on $1.1 trillion spending bill

December 9th, 2014 9:50 pm by Associated Press

Time running short, Republicans and Democrats agreed Tuesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and delay a politically-charged struggle over President Barack Obama's new immigration policy until the new year.

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Obama says report shows CIA torture program at odds with U.S. values

Obama says report shows CIA torture program at odds with U.S. values

December 9th, 2014 7:45 pm by By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The report concludes that the program lost track of captives, extracted false confessions and fabricated information, and produced no useful intelligence about imminent terrorist attacks.

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Iraqis tell Hagel they need more U.S. airstrikes, military equipment

Iraqis tell Hagel they need more U.S. airstrikes, military equipment

December 9th, 2014 6:30 pm by By W.J. Hennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Iraq's leaders told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that local security forces want an increase in airstrikes and American-made weaponry in their fight to defeat Islamic State militants.

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