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Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

March 24th, 2015 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after allegedly handling a .357 Magnum while distraught and intoxicated, firing one round through her apartment wall and nearly shooting a neighbor.

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KPD locates 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

KPD locates 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

March 24th, 2015 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

An anonymous tip has led to the recovery of a toy, replica police cruiser that was recently stolen from the son of a Kingsport officer, then ditched along a local roadway with minor damage.

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Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

March 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Hank Hayes

Longtime real estate developer Andy Brooks died unexpectedly Monday night from an apparent heart attack. Brooks, 65, owned Town and Country Realty, with his firm serving both commercial and residential clients.

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Family honors Weston's memory on 'angel-versary' by Feeding the Fire

Family honors Weston's memory on 'angel-versary' by Feeding the Fire

March 24th, 2015 10:06 am by Nick Shepherd

When the anniversary, or angel-versery, of Weston's passing was approaching, the Keeton family wanted to do something to honor their son's memory. They decided to show the fire departments how much Weston loved them by bringing them food

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AAA fights to keep helmet law in Tennessee

AAA fights to keep helmet law in Tennessee

March 24th, 2015 9:13 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - AAA motor club wants to put the brakes on proposed legislation that would allow many motorcyclists to ride without a helmet.

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Update: Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; Europe in shock

Update: Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; Europe in shock

March 24th, 2015 8:40 am by Associated Press

The Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings, a budget subsidiary of Lufthansa, was less than an hour from landing in Duesseldorf on a flight from Barcelona when it unexpectedly went into a rapid descent.

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Sullivan to open bids on 45 new vehicles for sheriff

Sullivan to open bids on 45 new vehicles for sheriff

March 24th, 2015 8:12 am by J. H. Osborne

The sheriff's budget request for the fiscal year that begins July 1 - submitted in February before the potential lease plan - lists the estimated purchase cost of 12 new vehicles (all to replace old ones currently in use) at $328,000.

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Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center

Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center - VIDEO

March 23rd, 2015 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

There is evidence that a $50,000 grant transferred from Hawkins County to Mount Carmel to build City Hall nearly 40 years ago included provisions requiring permanent space in the facility be allotted for use by senior citizens.

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Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

March 23rd, 2015 9:58 pm by ODED BALILTY, Associated Press

JERUSALEM - Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners.

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Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

March 23rd, 2015 9:54 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to imagine a United States without the IRS, Obamacare or abortion rights.

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