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Police: Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees

Police: Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees

October 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by Rain Smith

An attempt to swipe $72 in Walmart merchandise escalated to felony charges, according to Kingsport police, as the suspect pulled a knife on store employees and was Tasered by a responding officer, then briefly escaped across a parking lot while handcuffed

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Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

October 23rd, 2014 8:34 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service for previous outstanding warrants, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.

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Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

October 23rd, 2014 8:28 am by Stephen Igo

St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department Chief Earl Carter said a motorist passing the site first reported the Holding Funeral Home blaze at around 3 a.m., and the structure was fully involved when his department got to the scene.

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Hawkins leaders support local farmer's effort to start a county fair

Hawkins leaders support local farmer's effort to start a county fair

October 23rd, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County farmer Edwin Cope believes the ideal location for a county fair would be about 100 acres on a hill at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park which isn't suitable for any other development.

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This time it's for real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

This time it's for real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

October 23rd, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

"Thirty years ago we were acting, trying to save the farm, and now it's becoming a true story." -- Shane Bailey

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles

October 22nd, 2014 10:26 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

DETROIT — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers.

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High beam: Eastman 'tops out' new Corporate Business Center

High beam: Eastman 'tops out' new Corporate Business Center

October 22nd, 2014 8:56 pm by Hank Hayes

A white metal beam covered with signatures was lifted in the sky and placed on the highest floor to mark a "topping out" ceremony for Eastman Chemical Co.'s new five-story Corporate Business Center on Wednesday.

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U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

October 22nd, 2014 7:10 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

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Authorities investigating whether Colorado girls were trying to join Islamic militants

Authorities investigating whether Colorado girls were trying to join Islamic militants

October 22nd, 2014 6:54 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria aren't radicalized jihadis but rather victims of an online predator, a school official said Wednesday.

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Two dead in shooting at Canada's Parliament

Two dead in shooting at Canada's Parliament

October 22nd, 2014 6:45 pm by JEREMY HAINSWORTH, Associated Press

OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire.

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