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SCSO: Man tries to drive into cop, crashes into building

SCSO: Man tries to drive into cop, crashes into building

May 23rd, 2014 3:07 pm by Rain Smith

Warrants were served Friday afternoon on a hospitalized Elizabethton man accused of attempting to run over a police officer but missing, then crashing his girlfriend's car into a Piney Flats business and igniting a fire.

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Kingsport Antique and Rod Club drive-in, car show this weekend

Kingsport Antique and Rod Club drive-in, car show this weekend

May 23rd, 2014 1:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Kingsport Antique and Rod Club will be celebrating its 40th anniversary with a drive-in and a car show this weekend, marking the 14th year the car club has hosted both events.

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Recalled beef may have been sent to 10 states

Recalled beef may have been sent to 10 states

May 23rd, 2014 12:03 pm by Associated Press

Federal food safety officials say ground beef recalled by a Detroit business may have been sent to stores in 10 states.

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Rural N.C. sites become dump grounds for unwanted coal ash

Rural N.C. sites become dump grounds for unwanted coal ash

May 23rd, 2014 11:52 am by By John Murawski, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT)

Years before the accidental coal ash spill into the Dan River in February, the waste was being dumped into creeks, wetlands and vacant fields across North Carolina.

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Tennessee man meets woman he rescued as infant

Tennessee man meets woman he rescued as infant

May 23rd, 2014 11:51 am by MIKE BLACKERBY, Knoxville News Sentinel

The emotional embrace and teary-eyed reunion was well worth the 58-year wait for a Vonore man and the woman whom as an abandoned baby he rescued long ago in a secluded Indiana field.

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Mayor Phillips rescinds dinner invite to JC officials

Mayor Phillips rescinds dinner invite to JC officials

May 23rd, 2014 11:06 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

After backlash from a media report that he said blew the issue out of proportion, Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips said he is rescinding his invitation to Johnson City commissioners for a "cordial dinner."

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Former Blountville day care worker indicted on child abuse charge

Former Blountville day care worker indicted on child abuse charge

May 23rd, 2014 9:56 am by Rain Smith

An incident caught by a surveillance camera at a Blountville day care center has led to the arrest of a former employee.

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Man pleads guilty to killing 2 rural Tenn. postal workers

Man pleads guilty to killing 2 rural Tenn. postal workers

May 23rd, 2014 6:45 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A former corrections officer pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally shooting two workers at a rural Tennessee post office in a deal that allows him to avoid the death penalty and spend the rest of his life in prison.

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Mother persuaded kidnapped woman to go to police

Mother persuaded kidnapped woman to go to police

May 23rd, 2014 12:13 am by Associated Press

A California woman who says she was kidnapped a decade ago by her mother's boyfriend lived a seemingly ordinary life with her alleged captor, but she was too scared to go to authorities until she recently reunited with her mother, police said Thursday.

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House defies Pentagon on defense spending

House defies Pentagon on defense spending

May 22nd, 2014 10:12 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The House defied the Pentagon on Thursday, overwhelmingly backing a $601 billion defense authorization bill that saves the Cold War-era U-2 spy plane, military bases and Navy cruisers despite warnings that it will undercut military readiness.

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