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More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

May 20th, 2015 3:27 pm by Rain Smith

Two days after a Kingsport man was arrested for allegedly pulling a gun in a fit of road rage, city police are investigating additional incidents of motorists brandishing firearms.

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Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

May 20th, 2015 12:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County mechanic has been arrested after reportedly taking a customer's vehicle to Greeneville - without their permission - and crashing it into a utility pole.

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Radio show fined $1 million for fake emergency broadcast

Radio show fined $1 million for fake emergency broadcast

May 20th, 2015 10:04 am by Associated Press

Multiple news sources report the fine was handed to iHeartMedia Tuesday. The FCC says there was an EMS transmission on the Nashville-based program "The Bobby Bones Show" in October 2014

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Tennessee increases effort to help children in state custody

Tennessee increases effort to help children in state custody

May 20th, 2015 10:03 am by Associated Press

A new policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls on child welfare agencies to increase efforts to place youth removed from their homes with relatives or foster families.

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Exploding air bags: Takata recall now totals 34 million vehicles

Exploding air bags: Takata recall now totals 34 million vehicles

May 20th, 2015 8:36 am by By Jerry Hirsch and Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times

At least six people have been killed by the air bags, and dozens more have been injured.

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Justice Department names 7 motorcycle clubs as major criminal enterprises

Justice Department names 7 motorcycle clubs as major criminal enterprises

May 20th, 2015 8:13 am by By Nigel Duara, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Sunday's bloody confrontation in Waco, Texas, is a jolting reminder that some motorcycle gangs are still a violent force in some parts of the country.

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Highway 36 construction on schedule for fall finish

Highway 36 construction on schedule for fall finish

May 20th, 2015 8:10 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

TDOT hopes to ease traffic congestion between Johnson City and Kingsport and Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Blountville and to provide an alternative route to Interstate 26.

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New faces on board as Bluff City casts votes for BMA

New faces on board as Bluff City casts votes for BMA

May 20th, 2015 7:46 am by Nick Shepherd

Three new alderman will be taking the reins and leading Bluff City after sweeping the current incumbents out of power.

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FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves

FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves

May 19th, 2015 7:00 pm by ANNE FLAHERTY

A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries

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State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

May 19th, 2015 6:00 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has received more than $100,000 from taxpayers for his health insurance premiums since 1993, according to a new records obtained by The Tennessean.

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