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KPD: Pedestrian steals pickup to beat the heat

KPD: Pedestrian steals pickup to beat the heat

June 17th, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been charged with stealing an automobile from a city car wash, allegedly offering the excuse that she "got hot and didn't want to walk anymore."

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Kentucky students to attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center

Kentucky students to attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center

June 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

A contingent of Jenkins, Ky. students will attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center beginning with the new school year in August, officials in both school divisions have confirmed.

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GM recalls 3.4 million vehicles

GM recalls 3.4 million vehicles

June 17th, 2014 8:18 am by By Nathan Bomey, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

The scope of General Motors Co.'s ignition-switch crisis more than doubled Monday as the company recalled for another 3.4 million vehicles plagued by a similar defect that can result in stalling and disruption of electrical power.

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Tornadoes flatten tiny Nebraska town; 1 child dies

Tornadoes flatten tiny Nebraska town; 1 child dies

June 17th, 2014 8:10 am by JOSH FUNK, Associated Press

A storm packing rare dual tornadoes tore through a tiny farming town in northeast Nebraska, killing a 5-year-old child, leaving grain bins crumpled like discarded soda cans and flattening dozens of homes.

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Gunmen singled out non-Muslims in Kenya attack

Gunmen singled out non-Muslims in Kenya attack

June 16th, 2014 10:51 pm by TOM ODULA, Associated Press

The gunmen went door to door in the Kenyan costal town, demanding to know if the men inside were Muslim and if they spoke Somali. If the extremists did not like the answers, they opened fire, witnesses said on Monday.

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More U.S. troops to Iraq; special forces considered

More U.S. troops to Iraq; special forces considered

June 16th, 2014 10:34 pm by JULIE PACE, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is urgently deploying several hundred armed troops in and around Iraq and considering sending an additional contingent of special forces soldiers.

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Sullivan County officials approve  'continuing budget resolution'

Sullivan County officials approve 'continuing budget resolution'

June 16th, 2014 10:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

By a slim margin, the Sullivan County Commission on Monday approved a "continuing budget resolution" to temporarily cover spending for county government after the current budget year ends June 30.

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Gun ruling:  Court sides with Obama administration on 'straw' purchaser law

Gun ruling: Court sides with Obama administration on 'straw' purchaser law

June 16th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal government can strictly enforce laws that ban a "straw" purchaser from buying a gun for someone else.

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Kingsport man sentenced in TennCare fraud case

Kingsport man sentenced in TennCare fraud case

June 16th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man has been ordered to repay the state after being convicted of TennCare fraud, according to the Office of the Inspector General.

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Prosecutors to get another shot at dealer who got plea deal after evidence theft

Prosecutors to get another shot at dealer who got plea deal after evidence theft

June 16th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Prosecutors will get another shot at a Hawkins County man described as a major drug dealer who got a plea agreement in 2012 after evidence against him was stolen by a former drug detective.

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