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11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida

11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida

December 12th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

An 11-year-old Arkansas girl paid a cabbie $1,300 to take her to meet a boy in Florida, but authorities caught up with the runaway in Georgia, and found her safe, after her parents reported her missing.

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Cleveland boy with toy gun was shot once by cop, autopsy finds

Cleveland boy with toy gun was shot once by cop, autopsy finds

December 12th, 2014 6:30 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old Cleveland boy who displayed a toy gun, was a homicide caused by a single shot fired by a rookie police officer during a legal intervention, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday.

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Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

December 12th, 2014 4:41 pm by Rain Smith

A Friday afternoon blaze at Kingsport's Brandy Mill apartments has damaged multiple units and displaced several residents.

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Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

December 12th, 2014 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident began on Friday when a plain-clothed officer with the Kingsport Police Department was walking through the parking lot of a local grocery store. He observed a woman walking briskly from the store with a store employee following her.

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Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

December 12th, 2014 1:56 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office reported no injuries to occupants of the bus, but the driver of the other car was taken to a hospital.

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Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

December 12th, 2014 11:58 am by Rain Smith

A woman and two men arguing over "personal matters" in a Kingsport parking lot has led to a felony arrest, as a gun was pulled during the heated exchange with one round fired.

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Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

December 12th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

A 79-year-old man called police to the Kingsport Town Center after he purchased gift cards, followed by assistance to his car from another shopper.

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More women leading auto dealerships

More women leading auto dealerships

December 12th, 2014 9:38 am by By Joe Taschler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fewer than 8 percent of all car dealerships nationwide have female owners.

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Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

December 12th, 2014 6:51 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical lawmakers.

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DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

December 12th, 2014 12:27 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug.

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