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Hawkins man  indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

Hawkins man indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of breaking into his girlfriend's home in February and shooting her in the torso was indicted Monday on several charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 3:18 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

A Georgia man was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree murder by police officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., for his alleged involvement in the weekend stabbing death of an Erwin man.

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Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

August 26th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

At 3 a.m. an officer working security at Bristol Motor Speedway was approached by a man, who stated he had lost a member of his party. That was followed by "incoherent" ramblings and police telling him to empty his pockets.

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Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada

Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada

August 26th, 2014 1:18 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The deal creates the world's third-largest fast-food chain, with more than 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries and about $23 billion in annual sales. Burger King is looking to Canada's Tim Hortons to boost its standing in the booming breakfast market.

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Snakes found in Rock Springs Elementary

Snakes found in Rock Springs Elementary

August 26th, 2014 10:53 am by Rick Wagner

The non-venomous snakes, also found outside the building, were killed, and one is in a jar on the desk of a school system maintenance worker, the head of the school system said.

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Former Elizabethton High School swim coach accused of indecent exposure

Former Elizabethton High School swim coach accused of indecent exposure

August 26th, 2014 8:39 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to court documents in the cases, Justin T. Conway asked the victims — both adult women — for directions to West Walnut Street and then revealed his groin area to them.

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AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria

AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria

August 26th, 2014 8:33 am by LOLITA C. BALDOR and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

While the White House says Obama has not approved military action inside Syria, additional intelligence on the militants would likely be necessary before he could take that step.

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Downtown motorists to get 'green wave'

Downtown motorists to get 'green wave'

August 26th, 2014 8:24 am by Matthew Lane

Another month, another change for the motorists in downtown Kingsport. This latest change — dubbed a "green wave" by the city's traffic division — calls for the signal lights through the heart of downtown to be staggered depending on the time of day.

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Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens US

Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens US

August 25th, 2014 10:00 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Gen. Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.

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Hawkins commissioners not enthusiastic about cutting membership from 21 to 14

Hawkins commissioners not enthusiastic about cutting membership from 21 to 14

August 25th, 2014 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

With a property tax increase expected to be on the agenda for next month's Hawkins County Commission meeting, a separate proposal that would give commissioners a 50 percent pay increase was not met with enthusiasm.

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