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Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

October 24th, 2014 9:17 am by Rain Smith

The suspect in a recent string of thefts stole his second vehicle in a week on Thursday night, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, and is a "danger to the public" due to his reckless behavior and driving under the influence of drugs.

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Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

October 24th, 2014 8:10 am by Nick Shepherd

Just in time for Halloween, "Zombeo and Juliet" — a unique take on the timeless Shakespeare love story — will be presented by the Kingsport Theatre Guild during the next two weekends at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

October 24th, 2014 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise and in commerce, at least temporarily.

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

October 24th, 2014 7:09 am by Associated Press

The eight-day program is a test run for a 2017 mission that aims to have a Chinese spacecraft land on the moon, retrieve samples and return to Earth.

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

October 24th, 2014 7:07 am by JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dispatched an Ebola response team to New York. Health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.

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Committee seeks county funding to pave roadway in Laurel Run Park

Committee seeks county funding to pave roadway in Laurel Run Park

October 24th, 2014 6:45 am by Jeff Bobo

Laurel Run Park gives hikers access to some challenging wilderness trails, but the road leading into the park has become almost as rugged as the trails and an adventure to traverse in itself.

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Man accused of burning baby with cigarettes gets 10 years in plea deal

Man accused of burning baby with cigarettes gets 10 years in plea deal

October 24th, 2014 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A man accused of burning his girlfriend's 14-month-old baby with cigarettes in 2010 was sentenced to 10 years Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court on the reduced charge of attempted aggravated child abuse.

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Photos: Howl-o-weee! Dogs don special digs for good cause

Photos: Howl-o-weee! Dogs don special digs for good cause

October 23rd, 2014 11:00 pm by Rain Smith

A fall festival of the four-legged kind is being offered in Kingsport this weekend, with proceeds to benefit both animals in need and a place to run free.

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Man arrested for allegedly assaulting cop with stolen Corvette

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting cop with stolen Corvette

October 23rd, 2014 10:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident occurred when deputies with the Scott County Sheriff's Office were conducting a checkpoint. Police say the suspect revved the engine on the stolen car and sped away.

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Official: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Maryland air crash

Official: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Maryland air crash

October 23rd, 2014 10:30 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

An airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near a Maryland airport before crashing into a line of trees and a self-storage business Thursday afternoon, killing three people but sparing two men in the plane.

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