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Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

March 26th, 2015 9:52 am by Stephen Igo

A Big Stone Gap man faces a 2nd degree murder charge following a fatal shooting on Wednesday. Police say many specific details of the incident could not be released Thursday morning because the matter is still under investigation.

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Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

March 26th, 2015 8:33 am by Heather Cook, community news contributor

Healthy Kingsport is a coalition of community partners whose mission is to create a community culture of healthy living by promoting awareness, influencing policy, and enhancing infrastructure.

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GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

March 26th, 2015 7:06 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

It's a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.

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Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

Fresh is best: Food City and Scott County farm donate salad bar to school

March 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

The initiative was made possible through Food City's partnership with the "Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools" program, a special campaign sponsored by the United Fresh Produce Association.

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Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

Infamous repeat offender charged with prescription fraud, theft

March 25th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tonya Lynn Roller was arrested on drug related charges Saturday and Monday, and had a new theft charge pending Wednesday. It would be the 42nd time Roller has been booked into the Hawkins County Jail since 2001.

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Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

March 25th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Production at the site will cease in April, and site closure is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2015, Eastman said in a prepared release.

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Tennessee Senate committee rejects 'sacred right to be stupid,' votes against helmet change

Tennessee Senate committee rejects 'sacred right to be stupid,' votes against helmet change

March 25th, 2015 7:20 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A bill seeking to do away with Tennessee's motorcycle helmet requirement has failed in the state Senate.

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H.J. Heinz buying Kraft to build $28 billion food giant

H.J. Heinz buying Kraft to build $28 billion food giant

March 25th, 2015 7:15 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft.

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Kingsport man wanted for LSD, pot trafficking busted a year later

Kingsport man wanted for LSD, pot trafficking busted a year later

March 25th, 2015 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Chad Allen Jones was supposed to have been picked up on LSD and marijuana trafficking charges 13 months ago during the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office's "Operation Be Mine" drug suspect roundup.

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ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

March 25th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University scored its first major public donation toward the school's football stadium project Wednesday, receiving a larger-than-lifesize check for "One Million Bucs" from Roadrunner Markets and Dunkin' Donuts.

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