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Traffic stop turns to assault on cop

Traffic stop turns to assault on cop

April 16th, 2015 4:11 pm by Rain Smith

During a routine stop for speeding, a truck driver began to use aggressive tones and slammed his door, then "advanced" on an officer while waving his hands in the air.

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Tennessee plan to make Bible 'official' book derailed

Tennessee plan to make Bible 'official' book derailed

April 16th, 2015 3:47 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A plan to make the Bible the official state book in Tennessee has been derailed and will almost certainly not be approved this year.

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Candidates for Kingsport alderman disclose campaign finances

Candidates for Kingsport alderman disclose campaign finances

April 16th, 2015 2:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

Six of 10 alderman candidates in Kingsport's upcoming city election filed campaign financial disclosure reports last week with the Sullivan County Election Commission. The deadline for candidates required to file such reports was Friday, April 10.

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Sullivan arrestee gloats about 'thrill' of slicing man's neck

Sullivan arrestee gloats about 'thrill' of slicing man's neck

April 16th, 2015 1:48 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident has been arrested for allegedly slicing open a man's neck with a razor knife, then readily fessing up to the incident for police: "Yeah, I cut the (expletive) - it was a thrill."

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Kingsport homicide suspect has prior arson, murder case convictions

Kingsport homicide suspect has prior arson, murder case convictions

April 16th, 2015 12:05 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man accused of killing two people by lighting them on fire was recently arrested for assault against the female victim - and previously convicted in both arson and murder cases in North Carolina.

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Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans

Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans

April 16th, 2015 10:09 am by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press

After winning federal approval last month, Palcohol founder Mark Phillips is preparing to soon begin selling the powder, which makes vodka and rum drinks or cocktails when mixed with water.

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Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot in custody

Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot in custody

April 16th, 2015 7:45 am by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Police arrested a Florida Postal Service worker who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall on Wednesday.

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Tennessee House votes to make Bible official state book

Tennessee House votes to make Bible official state book

April 16th, 2015 7:07 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee state House ignored serious constitutional concerns - and the wishes of Republican leaders in the Statehouse- in voting to make the holy Bible the official state book.

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Gate City students experience first-hand what it's like to drive impaired

Gate City students experience first-hand what it's like to drive impaired

April 16th, 2015 7:00 am by Marci Gore

With the help of some drunk driving simulators, students at Gate City High School got to experience first hand how difficult - and dangerous - it is to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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Morristown attorney to replace Faulk

Morristown attorney to replace Faulk

April 15th, 2015 10:30 pm by Staff report

Morristown attorney Beth Boniface was appointed Tuesday to complete the eight year circuit judge term that Church Hill native Mike Faulk was elected to shortly before he succumbed to cancer last year.

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