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Names released of men involved in I-81 crash on Monday

Names released of men involved in I-81 crash on Monday

June 10th, 2014 1:39 pm by Nick Shepherd

The names of two men who were involved in a crash on Interstate 81 yesterday, which resulted in one of them being killed, have been released.

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City woman allegedly jumped on fiance from dresser, arrested for simple assault

City woman allegedly jumped on fiance from dresser, arrested for simple assault

June 10th, 2014 1:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

The woman reportedly climbed a four foot dresser and jumped on the victim while he was still in the bed. The victim told police he may have dislocated his shoulder as a result.

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Deceased man found in creek near Greeneville Commons

Deceased man found in creek near Greeneville Commons

June 10th, 2014 11:29 am by Nick Shepherd

Estimates are that the man had been dead for at least a couple of days. There was no evidence at the scene to classify the death as a homicide, but detectives are still looking into the death.

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Let's make Kingsport once again worthy of the name Model City

Let's make Kingsport once again worthy of the name Model City

June 10th, 2014 10:31 am by Roger Davis

The best and brightest of our own children are telling us quite loudly and clearly that the quality of life here is inadequate. But columnist Roger Davis has a big idea to keep them here in Kingsport.

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Kingsport man tries to avoid police by hiding in laundry

Kingsport man tries to avoid police by hiding in laundry

June 10th, 2014 9:51 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man who attempted to elude police by hiding in a laundry basket and covering himself with clothes was tased after he also tried to resist arrest, according to a police report.

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Reaching for H. O. P. E. from rock bottom

Reaching for H. O. P. E. from rock bottom

June 10th, 2014 8:53 am by Nick Shepherd

In 1995, she had the picture-perfect life. She was married with two kids, had a new car, new home and had just graduated from nursing school. But an unhappy marriage started Benfield on a path a lot of Americans take — addiction.

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Tennessee Dems hire abortion amendment staffer

Tennessee Dems hire abortion amendment staffer

June 10th, 2014 8:41 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Democratic Party has hired a new staffer to work against a proposed constitutional amendment to give lawmakers more power to regulate abortion in the state.

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Clinton: Benghazi probes 'more of a reason to run'

Clinton: Benghazi probes 'more of a reason to run'

June 10th, 2014 8:39 am by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton said in an interview Monday that she feels emboldened to run for president because of Republican criticism of her handling of the deadly 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

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Kilgore disputes charges of job 'deal' for Puckett

Kilgore disputes charges of job 'deal' for Puckett

June 10th, 2014 12:32 am by Wes Bunch

A day after resigning his position in the General Assembly, Sen. Phillip Puckett withdrew his name from consideration Monday for a high-level position on the Virginia Tobacco Commission.

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Union officials blame escape attempt at Lee federal prison on staffing shortage

Union officials blame escape attempt at Lee federal prison on staffing shortage

June 9th, 2014 11:02 pm by Wes Bunch

PENNINGTON GAP — The labor union representing employees at the United State Penitentiary-Lee County is blaming budget cuts for a recent escape attempt involving two inmates housed at the high-security facility.

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