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Sullivan County officials approve  'continuing budget resolution'

Sullivan County officials approve 'continuing budget resolution'

June 16th, 2014 10:20 pm by J. H. Osborne

By a slim margin, the Sullivan County Commission on Monday approved a "continuing budget resolution" to temporarily cover spending for county government after the current budget year ends June 30.

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Gun ruling:  Court sides with Obama administration on 'straw' purchaser law

Gun ruling: Court sides with Obama administration on 'straw' purchaser law

June 16th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal government can strictly enforce laws that ban a "straw" purchaser from buying a gun for someone else.

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Kingsport man sentenced in TennCare fraud case

Kingsport man sentenced in TennCare fraud case

June 16th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man has been ordered to repay the state after being convicted of TennCare fraud, according to the Office of the Inspector General.

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Prosecutors to get another shot at dealer who got plea deal after evidence theft

Prosecutors to get another shot at dealer who got plea deal after evidence theft

June 16th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Prosecutors will get another shot at a Hawkins County man described as a major drug dealer who got a plea agreement in 2012 after evidence against him was stolen by a former drug detective.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of stepfather

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of stepfather

June 16th, 2014 3:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dylan Roberts allegedly admitted to detectives that he stabbed his stepfather because the victim had allegedly assaulted his mother the week before. He reportedly told detectives that had made him angry.

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Sullivan County most wanted list gets shorter

Sullivan County most wanted list gets shorter

June 16th, 2014 3:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jackson eventually located the car abandoned near the intersection of Suncrest Driver and Sunset Avenue. The car was still hot and a fresh asphalt gouge was observed where the vehicle had stopped abruptly.

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Experimental Aircraft Association 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Aircraft Vistit Tri Cities

June 16th, 2014 3:07 pm by David Grace

The Experimental Aircraft Association 1929 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft at airport for a three day visit.

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Man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

Man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

June 16th, 2014 2:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

A U-Haul truck reportedly stolen from Arizona was located in Kingsport over the weekend in the possession of an Elizabethton man, along with six counterfeit checks totaling more than $12,000, according to a police report.

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Dragonfly Day lands at Warriors' Path

June 16th, 2014 9:46 am by Entertainment staff

Dragonfly Day offers a chance to observe, photograph and identify the insects, as well as gain deeper insights into their life histories and how they can teach us to protect our region's resources.

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Feds aren't inspecting 4 in 10 higher-risk wells

Feds aren't inspecting 4 in 10 higher-risk wells

June 16th, 2014 9:38 am by HOPE YEN, Associated Press; THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America's drilling boom

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