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Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

August 4th, 2014 4:40 pm by Rain Smith

A would-be automobile thief reportedly made extraordinary efforts to reach his intended target in Kingsport, swimming across the Holston River to access an Eastman parking lot.

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Driver chugs alcohol during traffic stop

Driver chugs alcohol during traffic stop

August 4th, 2014 4:10 pm by Rain Smith

While a pair of officers were speaking to each other at the rear of the suspect's car, he was observed inside with a cup to his lips, downing its contents.

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Gas leak reported at Kingsport shopping center

Gas leak reported at Kingsport shopping center

August 4th, 2014 4:05 pm by Ned Jilton

The leak was discovered around 1:30 p.m. and the businesses in the building were evacuated. Kingsport police closed down the parking lot.

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Hawkins man killed in four-wheeler accident

Hawkins man killed in four-wheeler accident

August 4th, 2014 3:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man was killed Sunday in a four-wheeler accident after apparently hitting a stump and overturning while traveling down a hill.

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4 disqualified from Tenn. welfare benefits due to drug testing

4 disqualified from Tenn. welfare benefits due to drug testing

August 4th, 2014 2:31 pm by Associated Press

Hedy Weinberg, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, says she believes the new law is a violation of privacy and the group is planning to challenge it in court.

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Witness in Va. governor trial asked about lawsuits

Witness in Va. governor trial asked about lawsuits

August 4th, 2014 2:10 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A defense attorney questioned the key witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial on Monday about lawsuits he and his former company face over allegations of securities violations.

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Video: KPD seeks suspects who threw cinder block into store window

Video: KPD seeks suspects who threw cinder block into store window

August 4th, 2014 2:01 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are asking for the public's assistance in their investigation of an attempted burglary, when a pair of people threw a cinder block into a store window then fled as the alarm sounded.

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Local NASCAR pioneer Layman Utsman passes away at age 81

Local NASCAR pioneer Layman Utsman passes away at age 81

August 4th, 2014 12:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Layman Utsman, who competed in the very first Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway, passed away Sunday at the age of 81.

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Cease-fire slows Gaza war as Israeli bus attacked

Cease-fire slows Gaza war as Israeli bus attacked

August 4th, 2014 10:11 am by IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV, Associated Press

An Israeli-declared temporary cease-fire and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, though an attack on Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region.

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Virginia Relay Center workers host reception, gird for more battles ahead

Virginia Relay Center workers host reception, gird for more battles ahead

August 4th, 2014 10:00 am by Stephen Igo

Virginia Relay Center employees took a respite from their job security worries on Friday by staging a community appreciation reception at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, with the knowledge that bigger battles loom.

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