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Razor attack over meth earns Hawkins man six-year sentence

Razor attack over meth earns Hawkins man six-year sentence

February 25th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took witnesses more than two hours to call 911 following the double slashing, and only after a woman attempted, and failed, to use needle and thread to sew up the most serious cut, which had internal organs protruding.

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McAuliffe promises state help for SW Va.

McAuliffe promises state help for SW Va.

February 25th, 2015 8:54 pm by Stephen Igo

Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday hailed the pluck of Southwest Virginians and the work of snowplow crews, the Gate City Army National Guard and all first responders during the region's recent deluge of brutal winter weather.

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Lawsuit filed against Purina claims food sickens, kills dogs

Lawsuit filed against Purina claims food sickens, kills dogs

February 25th, 2015 8:30 pm by Associated Press

In the suit, Lucido alleges that in the past four years, there have been more than 3,000 complaints online about dogs becoming ill or dying after eating Beneful, having shown "consistent symptoms,"

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Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

February 25th, 2015 7:30 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Republican Rep. Sheila Butt's Facebook post said, "It is time for a Council on Christian Relations and an NAAWP in this Country." Butt told the AP on Wednesday that "NAAWP" stands for the "National Association of Advancement for Western Peoples,"

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Mount Carmel BMA approves Senior Center takeover despite dissent

Mount Carmel BMA approves Senior Center takeover despite dissent

February 25th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The BMA has the authority to evict the Senior Center from its current location at City Hall; and the BMA has the authority to cut off it's $36,000 annual contribution. But whether or not the BMA has the authority to take over the Senior Center remains to

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KPD: Man buggies stolen tools, electronics out of Walmart

KPD: Man buggies stolen tools, electronics out of Walmart

February 25th, 2015 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police have released video of a man briskly pushing a shopping cart out of Walmart, saying that he had not paid for the $900 worth of merchandise that's stuffed inside.

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Kingsport DUI suspect blames wreck on text

Kingsport DUI suspect blames wreck on text

February 25th, 2015 1:41 pm by Rain Smith

Though many area motorists were struggling with icy roads on Tuesday, one Kingsport man allegedly upped the ante for distracted driving - crashing into a tree while under the influence, then blaming the incident on a text message.

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Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

February 25th, 2015 1:01 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police released the identity Wednesday of a man shot and killed in a convenience store parking lot last week.

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More snow expected from latest storm

More snow expected from latest storm

February 25th, 2015 11:24 am by Rain Smith

If Wednesday's forecast turned out to be correct, most area residents should have awakened today to find fresh snow accumulations of between 3 and 6 inches.

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Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

February 25th, 2015 10:11 am by By Deborah M. Todd, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone crashed at the White House in late January, Hong Kong-based DJI responded quickly with the release of a software update that added a 15.5-mile no-fly zone around Washington.

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