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Man who punched wife holding baby sentenced to 10 days

Man who punched wife holding baby sentenced to 10 days

June 3rd, 2015 5:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who punched his wife in the face Sunday while she was holding their baby because she refused to give him money was sentenced Monday to 10 days in jail in Hawkins County Sessions Court.

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Literacy Council of Kingsport receives $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Literacy Council of Kingsport receives $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

June 3rd, 2015 5:00 pm by Staff reports

Specifically, the grant will help to improve the current literacy program, address the growing gap in services for English Speakers of Other Language students, address the waiting list and expand the adult program.

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Filing deadline approaching for Scott County candidates

Filing deadline approaching for Scott County candidates

June 3rd, 2015 3:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - After the recent Democratic caucus and Republican canvass in Scott County, candidates have been chosen to represent both parties in the Nov. 3 election.

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Small firms lead the way as private sector adds 201,000 jobs in May

Small firms lead the way as private sector adds 201,000 jobs in May

June 3rd, 2015 2:11 pm by By Dean Starkman, Los Angeles Times

In its monthly jobs report, the Automatic Data Processing payroll firm said small businesses with 50 employees or less led the way, adding 122,000 of the new jobs, while firms larger than 1,000 employees contributed only 16,000.

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Stay or Go? City considering removing signals on Watauga

Stay or Go? City considering removing signals on Watauga

June 3rd, 2015 1:03 pm by Matthew Lane

Should the traffic signals on Watauga Street be removed? The city of Kingsport wants to know your opinion on the matter.

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Suspect in I-81 gunfire arrested in Blountville

Suspect in I-81 gunfire arrested in Blountville

June 3rd, 2015 11:31 am by Rain Smith

The suspected gunman in a Tuesday road rage incident on Interstate 81 was arrested shortly thereafter in Blountville, where he allegedly waved his firearm at a separate motorist and stopped traffic on Highway 11-W.

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As rain stops in Oklahoma and Texas, downriver states brace for flooding

As rain stops in Oklahoma and Texas, downriver states brace for flooding

June 3rd, 2015 10:07 am by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Water from Oklahoma will first head through rivers in Arkansas and Louisiana before reaching the gulf. The water in eastern and southern Texas will generally take more direct paths to the coast.

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California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer

California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer

June 3rd, 2015 10:06 am by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life.

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Mike Huckabee jokes about posing as transgender to shower with girls

Mike Huckabee jokes about posing as transgender to shower with girls

June 3rd, 2015 10:04 am by By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Mike Huckabee, who ended his show on Fox News in January to make a second run for the Republican presidential nomination, also suggested the transgender community was a threat to society.

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Attempted murder indictment for man accused of shooting at girlfriend

Attempted murder indictment for man accused of shooting at girlfriend

June 3rd, 2015 8:25 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of firing two gunshots at his girlfriend during an argument over a cigarette rolling machine was indicted Monday on two charges including Class A felony attempted first-degree murder.

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