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Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

April 27th, 2014 2:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

If someone claiming to be an agent from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) calls you at home and demands you send money or face arrest, that is a scam which authorities say is being perpetrated from Nigeria.

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Francis presides over historic day of four popes

Francis presides over historic day of four popes

April 27th, 2014 1:18 pm by DANIELA PETROFF and NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Two 20th century popes who changed the course of the Catholic Church became saints Sunday when Pope Francis — joined by his predecessor, Benedict XVI — honored John XXIII and John Paul II.

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Krispy Kreme returns, wildfires rage and more stories you may have missed

Krispy Kreme returns, wildfires rage and more stories you may have missed

April 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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BMA to make official city manager job offer  to Fleming  on May 6

BMA to make official city manager job offer to Fleming on May 6

April 26th, 2014 9:56 pm by Matthew Lane

The Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen is planning to officially extend the city manager job offer to Jeff Fleming at its next regular meeting on May 6.

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TDOT plans safety audit on section of Fort Henry Drive

TDOT plans safety audit on section of Fort Henry Drive

April 26th, 2014 9:50 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Department of Transportation plans to conduct a road safety audit on a stretch of Fort Henry Drive where four deadly accidents have taken place in the last seven months.

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Sullivan County budget requests contain no surprises

Sullivan County budget requests contain no surprises

April 26th, 2014 9:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Commission appears poised to begin public discussions about the county's budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

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Mount Carmel BMA approves the higher of two heat pump bids

Mount Carmel BMA approves the higher of two heat pump bids

April 26th, 2014 8:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 5-1 Tuesday to accept the high bid for a heat pump, despite the fact that the low bidder was offering the same unit and an identical warranty.

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More renounce U.S. citizenship but deny stereotype

More renounce U.S. citizenship but deny stereotype

April 26th, 2014 5:49 pm by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

Last year, the U.S. government reported a record 2,999 people renounced citizenship or terminated permanent residency; most are assumed to be driven by a desire to avoid paying taxes on hidden wealth. The reality is more complicated.

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Southwest Virginia woman dies after car goes into median on Interstate 26

Southwest Virginia woman dies after car goes into median on Interstate 26

April 26th, 2014 5:17 pm by NET News Service

A woman from Southwest Virginia died from injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 26 early Saturday morning.

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Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

April 26th, 2014 3:07 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment.

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