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Second Harvest, Walmart launch revamped Fight Hunger campaign

Second Harvest, Walmart launch revamped Fight Hunger campaign

April 7th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

An innovative campaign to help feed the hungry, not only in this area but across the country, kicked off today, and it has the potential to bring in $3 million and 75 million meals for food insecure people across the nation.

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Environmental group places Holston near top of 'Most Endangered Rivers' list

Environmental group places Holston near top of 'Most Endangered Rivers' list

April 7th, 2015 5:15 pm by Hank Hayes

In a report released Tuesday, the Washington, D.C.-based group named the Holston River number three on its endangered water streams in the nation, citing discharge from BAE Systems' RDX explosives production at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant.

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Loud car leads police to shrooms, pot

Loud car leads police to shrooms, pot

April 7th, 2015 3:05 pm by Rain Smith

A stop was conducted on a Honda Accord, as the car's lack of a muffler was creating excessive noise. Upon approach the driver quickly changed seats with a front seat passenger, with the officer then detecting a strong scent of marijuana.

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Kingsport man gets one year in jail for fatal DUI crash

Kingsport man gets one year in jail for fatal DUI crash

April 7th, 2015 12:41 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Witnesses in a Washington County courtroom delivered more than four hours of heart-wrenching testimony and legal analysis of a Kingsport man's case in which he was sentenced for the 2012 Valentine's Day crash that killed his girlfriend.

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KPD charges stabbing victim with filing false report

KPD charges stabbing victim with filing false report

April 7th, 2015 11:28 am by Rain Smith

Nearly two weeks after seeking treatment for multiple stab wounds at a Kingsport hospital, police have charged the victim with lying about how and where the incident occurred.

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Three die from fumes in Tenn. home

Three die from fumes in Tenn. home

April 7th, 2015 8:41 am by Associated Press

WARTBURG, Tenn. (AP) - A father, his teenage son and his 8-year-old nephew have died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Morgan County home.

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J.C. Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

J.C. Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

April 7th, 2015 8:25 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education are weighing their options after hearing an update Monday on a lawsuit filed against the state government seeking better funding for public schools.

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Kingsport, Bristol, Bluff City voters have until April 20 to register

Kingsport, Bristol, Bluff City voters have until April 20 to register

April 7th, 2015 8:19 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County Administrator of Elections Jason Booher said election officials hope the five-way race for Kingsport mayor will translate into increased voter turnout. Mayor Dennis Phillips is not seeking re-election.

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Singing cyclist charged with public intoxication

Singing cyclist charged with public intoxication

April 6th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Officer Fields said he observed the rider, Jerry Lyons Fields, 63, 801 E. Main Street Apt. 4, Rogersville, to be singing loudly, and somewhat oblivious to his surroundings with a bottle of beer in a plastic shopping bag tied to the handle bars.

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Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

April 6th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

While speaking with Dollen, the responding officer noticed blood on her shirt. When asked what happened to her to get blood on her shirt, Dollen allegedly responded, "it's probably my husband's. I hit him in the head with a hammer."

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