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Failed drug test spurs felony vandalism

Failed drug test spurs felony vandalism

May 1st, 2014 1:50 pm by Rain Smith

After a man was fired from a downtown Kingsport restaurant — reportedly for failing a drug test — his girlfriend accused an employee of "ratting" him out. When told to leave, she stopped by an Audi in the parking lot.

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'Stand your ground' law tested in recent shootings

'Stand your ground' law tested in recent shootings

May 1st, 2014 8:07 am by MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

The two recent cases take the "stand your ground" debate to a new level: Do laws that allow private citizens to protect their property also let them set a trap and wait for someone to kill?

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Florida jail explosion kills 2, injures 100

Florida jail explosion kills 2, injures 100

May 1st, 2014 7:57 am by JOHN RAOUX, Associated Press

An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle late Wednesday, killing two inmates, injuring more than 100 other people, and causing the building to partially collapse.

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ETSU football signee arrested for assault

ETSU football signee arrested for assault

May 1st, 2014 12:14 am by JOE AVENTO, NET News Service

Shawn Prevo was arrested on Friday and charged with aggravated domestic assault after an altercation with his brother. Prevo, 18, admitted to assaulting his 19-year-old brother, who refused to give him a cigarette.

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Colorado eyes  rules as more people eat pot

Colorado eyes rules as more people eat pot

April 30th, 2014 11:56 pm by Associated Press

Colorado's marijuana experiment is threatened by the popularity of eating it instead of smoking it, leading the pot industry to join health officials and state regulators to try to curb the problem of consumers ingesting too much weed.

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Hundreds rescued from floodwaters in Fla., Ala.

Hundreds rescued from floodwaters in Fla., Ala.

April 30th, 2014 9:04 pm by Associated Press

Nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.

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Hawkins County Commission District 7: Two GOP incumbents facing three challengers in primary

Hawkins County Commission District 7: Two GOP incumbents facing three challengers in primary - VIDEO

April 30th, 2014 5:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

With no Democrats running for Hawkins County Commission in District 7, the election will be determined in the May 6 primary among the five Republicans on the ballot.

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Hawkins County Commission District 6: Five Republicans competing for three seats

Hawkins County Commission District 6: Five Republicans competing for three seats - VIDEO

April 30th, 2014 5:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

The District 6 Hawkins County Commission race will be determined in the May 6 primary with all Republicans on the ballot including incumbents Darrell Gilliam, Shane Bailey and Gary Hicks; and challengers Kasey Lawson and Austin Ray Bradley.

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Hawkins County Commission District 5: Five Republicans to determine race in May 6 primary

Hawkins County Commission District 5: Five Republicans to determine race in May 6 primary - VIDEO

April 30th, 2014 5:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

There are five Republicans seeking three District 5 seats on the Hawkins County Commission including incumbents Charlie Freeman. Glenda Davis and John Metz, and challengers Donnie Eidson Jr. and Mark Linkous.

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Hawkins County Commission District 4: Four Republicans including two incumbents running for three seats

Hawkins County Commission District 4: Four Republicans including two incumbents running for three seats - VIDEO

April 30th, 2014 5:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

Four Republicans are seeking the three Hawkins County Commission seats in District 4 including incumbents Linda Kimbro and Joe McLain, and challengers Dawson Fields and Dwayne Powell.

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