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Bridge to be dedicated to Kingsport soldier killed in action in Afghanistan

Bridge to be dedicated to Kingsport soldier killed in action in Afghanistan

April 3rd, 2015 1:45 pm by Matthew Lane

SFC Jason O.B. Hickman graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and followed in the footsteps of his father by enlisting in the Army. He died in January of 2010 following an attack on an outpost, leaving behind a wife and three sons.

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Senate votes to ban drones over ticketed events, jails

Senate votes to ban drones over ticketed events, jails

April 3rd, 2015 11:20 am by Associated Press

The measure had been requested by the NFL's Tennessee Titans to prevent drones from flying over the team's Nashville stadium during games.

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Director - No altercation in Y prior to murder

Director - No altercation in Y prior to murder

April 3rd, 2015 10:28 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - A Monday night altercation that resulted in the death of 22-year-old Huey Stanley Jr. did not start inside the Greater Kingsport Family YMCA, a YMCA official said on Thursday.

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Plea withdrawal sets stage for Sullivan elder abuse trial

Plea withdrawal sets stage for Sullivan elder abuse trial

April 3rd, 2015 7:36 am by Rain Smith

One month after pleading guilty to the abuse of her elderly and bed-ridden grandmother - who was transported to the hospital and later died - a Sullivan County woman has been allowed to withdraw the plea and face trial.

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Man thought to be missing at sea for two months is rescued off N. Carolina coast

Man thought to be missing at sea for two months is rescued off N. Carolina coast

April 3rd, 2015 7:04 am by By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Louis Jordan, 37, sailing a vessel named Angel, was reported missing by family Jan. 29, according to a news release from the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth, Va.

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Indiana, Arkansas pass revised religious objection proposals

Indiana, Arkansas pass revised religious objection proposals

April 2nd, 2015 10:09 pm by Associated Press

Lawmakers in Arkansas and Indiana passed legislation Thursday that they hoped would quiet the national uproar over new religious objections laws that opponents say are designed to offer a legal defense for anti-gay discrimination.

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World powers, Iran agree on framework for nuclear deal

World powers, Iran agree on framework for nuclear deal

April 2nd, 2015 10:02 pm by Associated Press

Capping exhausting and contentious talks, Iran and world powers sealed a breakthrough agreement Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program to keep it from being able to produce atomic weapons.

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Cannabis oil bill headed for full votes in legislature

Cannabis oil bill headed for full votes in legislature

April 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The bill, amended in the House Health committee to add people suffering from epilepsy along with infantile spasms, would offer an alternative treatment for seizure patients.

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Wellmont, MSHA kick off historic merger

Wellmont, MSHA kick off historic merger - VIDEO

April 2nd, 2015 5:27 pm by Hank Hayes

Together, the two systems employ about 14,000 people, have revenues approaching $2 billion and run 19 hospitals in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Hawkins committee recommends approval of all three EMS services

Hawkins committee recommends approval of all three EMS services - VIDEO

April 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A motion naming Church Hill EMS the primary ambulance service for Hawkins County failed in committee Thursday. Instead, all three services were recommended for approval by the County Commission when it meets later this month.

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