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Tennessee Supreme Court: Bail is not an absolute right

Tennessee Supreme Court: Bail is not an absolute right

April 8th, 2015 7:27 am by Associated Press

The opinion stemmed from the Knoxville case of Latickia Burgins, who had bailed out of jail after being arrested on a misdemeanor charge and was later charged in connection with a violent carjacking.

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HCHS rescues 16 dogs after elderly owners hospitalized

HCHS rescues 16 dogs after elderly owners hospitalized

April 8th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

It wasn't until March 31, six days after the wreck, that the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office was told the pets were left with no one to care for them at the couple's residence on New Life Road northwest of Rogersville.

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Sullivan BOE OKs  15-cent lunch increase

Sullivan BOE OKs 15-cent lunch increase

April 8th, 2015 5:00 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school leaders formally approved the federally mandated increase in lunch prices for 2015-16 Monday night, as well as purchase of a new payroll software program with an up-front cost of more than $300,000.

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Several candidates in the running for upcoming Scott County elections

Several candidates in the running for upcoming Scott County elections

April 7th, 2015 10:15 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - The county elections in Scott County may still be several months away, but folks are already throwing their hats into the ring, seeking the nominations from their respective parties to get their names on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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Opening of Kingsport carousel pushed back

Opening of Kingsport carousel pushed back

April 7th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kids - and kids at heart - are going to have to wait a little bit longer before hopping on board and taking a ride on the region's first traditional carousel.

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Second Harvest, Walmart launch revamped Fight Hunger campaign

Second Harvest, Walmart launch revamped Fight Hunger campaign

April 7th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

An innovative campaign to help feed the hungry, not only in this area but across the country, kicked off today, and it has the potential to bring in $3 million and 75 million meals for food insecure people across the nation.

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Environmental group places Holston near top of 'Most Endangered Rivers' list

Environmental group places Holston near top of 'Most Endangered Rivers' list

April 7th, 2015 5:15 pm by Hank Hayes

In a report released Tuesday, the Washington, D.C.-based group named the Holston River number three on its endangered water streams in the nation, citing discharge from BAE Systems' RDX explosives production at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant.

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Loud car leads police to shrooms, pot

Loud car leads police to shrooms, pot

April 7th, 2015 3:05 pm by Rain Smith

A stop was conducted on a Honda Accord, as the car's lack of a muffler was creating excessive noise. Upon approach the driver quickly changed seats with a front seat passenger, with the officer then detecting a strong scent of marijuana.

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Kingsport man gets one year in jail for fatal DUI crash

Kingsport man gets one year in jail for fatal DUI crash

April 7th, 2015 12:41 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Witnesses in a Washington County courtroom delivered more than four hours of heart-wrenching testimony and legal analysis of a Kingsport man's case in which he was sentenced for the 2012 Valentine's Day crash that killed his girlfriend.

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KPD charges stabbing victim with filing false report

KPD charges stabbing victim with filing false report

April 7th, 2015 11:28 am by Rain Smith

Nearly two weeks after seeking treatment for multiple stab wounds at a Kingsport hospital, police have charged the victim with lying about how and where the incident occurred.

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