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(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

February 19th, 2015 12:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - As the grandson of the legendary actor of the same name, John T. Wayne has carved a niche himself as an author and Civil War historian.

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Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

February 19th, 2015 12:16 pm by Staff Report

An early Thursday morning blaze left a Kingsport family without a home and much of their possessions, but officials are crediting a smoke alarm with potentially saving their lives.

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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

February 19th, 2015 9:33 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that within the next six months it will give raises to about 500,000 workers, or nearly 40 percent of its 1.3 million U.S. employees.

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Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

February 19th, 2015 8:10 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police were investigating the death in the parking lot outside the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave. across from the Johnson City Country Club. According to a 911 dispatcher, the shooting was reported at 10:16 p.m.

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Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

February 19th, 2015 7:47 am by By Emily Schwartz, Maggie Harden and Riyah Basha, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

An ongoing measles outbreak that originated last month at Disneyland in California spread to 16 other states. The CDC's most recent reports show 141 confirmed cases of measles in the U.S.

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Kingsport closes schools for today; Sullivan, Hawkins closed rest of week

Kingsport closes schools for today; Sullivan, Hawkins closed rest of week

February 19th, 2015 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Faced with bitter cold and snow, school officials in Sullivan and Hawkins counties have cried uncle, and Kingsport officials are not far behind them.

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Pope walks in Ash Wednesday procession between Rome churches

Pope walks in Ash Wednesday procession between Rome churches

February 18th, 2015 9:50 pm by Associated Press

The pope lowered his head so a prelate could dab ashes on his head during the ceremony inside St. Sabina's Basilica, a church which dates to the early 5th century. The ashes symbolize mortality.

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Alleged road rage lands habitual motor offender in jail

Alleged road rage lands habitual motor offender in jail

February 18th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville man who has been a convicted habitual motor offender since 1997 was arrested Tuesday evening in Church Hill following an alleged alcohol fueled road rage incident with another motorist on Highway 11-W.

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Power companies urge conservation during cold snap

Power companies urge conservation during cold snap

February 18th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Power demand is expected to reach record peaks with Thursday predicted to be near the highest total energy day in Tennessee Valley Authority history.

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High-speed pursuit adds to Rogersville woman's rap sheet

High-speed pursuit adds to Rogersville woman's rap sheet

February 18th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who has acquired a colorful criminal record over the past four years is back in jail after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase, reaching speeds in excess of 100 mph.

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