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Christie cleared in his own probe, but others loom

Christie cleared in his own probe, but others loom

March 27th, 2014 7:30 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

The investigation concluded Christie had no knowledge beforehand of lane closings Sept. 9-12 near the George Washington Bridge between New Jersey and New York that caused four days of massive gridlock in the community of Fort Lee

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Reckless driving blamed on low fuel, robbers

Reckless driving blamed on low fuel, robbers

March 27th, 2014 4:45 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect ran a stop sign to enter West Stone Drive — forcing a pair of other drivers to, "abruptly skid to avoid a collision" — with police later locating a syringe "between his buttocks."

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Congress backs bills to aid Ukraine

Congress backs bills to aid Ukraine

March 27th, 2014 4:44 pm by DEB RIECHMANN and DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

In a show of solidarity with President Barack Obama, Congress spoke with one voice Thursday against Russia's annexation of Crimea, overwhelmingly backing legislation in the House and Senate to aid cash-strapped Ukraine and punish Russia.

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Police seek info on Sullivan County arsons

Police seek info on Sullivan County arsons

March 27th, 2014 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Officials are attributing a pair of fires that occurred two days apart in southwest Sullivan County to arson, with two automobiles and three ATVs destroyed in one of the incidents.

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Bristol man allegedly pulls gun in attempt to steal woman's car

Bristol man allegedly pulls gun in attempt to steal woman's car

March 27th, 2014 11:50 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

A Bristol man was taken into police custody Wednesday and now faces several felony charges after police said he pointed a gun at a woman and attempted to steal cars in a Unicoi County community.

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Joe Diffie headlines Racks by the Tracks

Joe Diffie headlines Racks by the Tracks

March 27th, 2014 11:25 am by Jessica Fischer

Country legend Joe Diffie will headline the entertainment lineup at this year's Racks by the Tracks Festival, set for May 17 at the Farmers Market in downtown Kingsport.

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More suspects arrested in Scott County drug cases

More suspects arrested in Scott County drug cases

March 27th, 2014 10:50 am by Wes Bunch

Three more people were arrested this week as part of Scott County's ongoing "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup. The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said the roundup was the second largest law enforcement has carried out in the county.

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Video:  Woman swipes wallets from Kingsport store employees

Video: Woman swipes wallets from Kingsport store employees

March 27th, 2014 9:27 am by Staff Report

Police are searching for a woman who is believed to have entered the break room of a Kingsport Dollar General and stolen wallets from a pair of employees.

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Bills introduced in Congress banning online gambling

Bills introduced in Congress banning online gambling

March 27th, 2014 7:58 am by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Three states have legalized online gaming since the Justice Department's 2011 ruling: Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware. Others have been considering doing so in an effort to find lucrative new sources of revenue.

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Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

March 27th, 2014 7:31 am by MITCH WEISS and TOM FOREMAN JR., Associated Press

FBI agents posing as commercial real estate developers allegedly paid Cannon on five separate occasions, with Cannon accepting cash in exchange for access to city officials responsible for planning, zoning and permitting.

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