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Road warriors: Kingsport's street crews have gone nonstop for two weeks

Road warriors: Kingsport's street crews have gone nonstop for two weeks

February 28th, 2015 6:58 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - For the guys in Kingsport's Streets and Sanitation Department, the past two weeks have been hectic to say the least.

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TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

February 28th, 2015 1:41 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

The TWRA is investigating the possible effects the extended repair on Boone Dam could have on local fish populations, with a particular focus on changes in water temperatures and the lake's surface acreage.

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Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

February 28th, 2015 10:28 am by BRIAN ROHAN and MAAMOUN YOUSSEF, Associated Press

The ruling by Judge Mohamed el-Sayed of the Court For Urgent Matters described Hamas as targeting both civilians and security forces inside Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula and aiming to harm the country.

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Team Rubicon headed to Wise to assist with recovery efforts

Team Rubicon headed to Wise to assist with recovery efforts

February 27th, 2015 11:17 pm by Stephen Igo

A veterans' volunteer organization is sending some of its troops from a 450-mile radius to offer assistance to snow beleaguered Southwest Virginia.

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State inmate revenue helping offset Hawkins sheriff's expenses

State inmate revenue helping offset Hawkins sheriff's expenses

February 27th, 2015 8:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

With January's state inmate revenue, which hadn't been calculated as of Monday, Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said that revenue total is now more than $1 million for the current fiscal year.

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Spitting on officer during custody hearing earns one Virginia man an indictment on assault charges

Spitting on officer during custody hearing earns one Virginia man an indictment on assault charges

February 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Starnes allegedly responded to an officer by telling him to "kiss my ass." He then cursed the court bailiff. Starnes then allegedly lunged at a woman and another man, scratching the man's left hand.

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8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

February 27th, 2015 4:52 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life.

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Bid to block health exchange in Tennessee seen as 'overkill'

Bid to block health exchange in Tennessee seen as 'overkill'

February 27th, 2015 4:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Some Republican lawmakers still reveling in the recent defeat of a proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans are now setting their sights on 230,000 people enrolled through the federal health insurance exchange.

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Duffield mom who wrecked in creek with two kids while allegedly high on pills indicted

Duffield mom who wrecked in creek with two kids while allegedly high on pills indicted

February 27th, 2015 4:08 pm by Nick Shepherd

When officers arrived on the scene, Davidson was allegedly unsteady on her feet and was unable to perform the "walk and turn" or the one leg stand, according to a criminal complaint.

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Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

February 27th, 2015 2:48 pm by Associated Press

Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home. Although Nimoy followed his 1966-69 "Star Trek" run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in the public's mind he would always be Spock.

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