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Sword threat prompts Kingsport man's arrest

Sword threat prompts Kingsport man's arrest

February 3rd, 2014 9:50 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly threatening a man with a large sword, according to a police report.

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Southwest Virginia’s Red Cross chapters seek donors to help families displaced by house fires

Southwest Virginia’s Red Cross chapters seek donors to help families displaced by house fires

February 2nd, 2014 7:46 pm by Stephen Igo

More than a week ago David Bolling and his wife, Bonnie, were sitting in a waiting room of the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Hospital in Johnson City, unaware of the frantic activity going on back at their home in Wise County.

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Update: Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

Update: Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

February 2nd, 2014 2:19 pm by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won a best actor Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated comic figures, died Sunday. He was 46.

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Punxsutawney Phil predicts longer winter, stays mum on Super Bowl pick

Punxsutawney Phil predicts longer winter, stays mum on Super Bowl pick

February 2nd, 2014 1:33 pm by GENE J. PUSKAR and MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

Emerging from his lair on Super Bowl Sunday, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil couldn't predict the winner of the big game but his handlers said he was sure of his weather forecast: There will be six more weeks of winter.

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Eastman's outstanding results, Hunger First founder killed, I26 welcome center work halted, and more stories you may have missed

Eastman's outstanding results, Hunger First founder killed, I26 welcome center work halted, and more stories you may have missed

February 2nd, 2014 8:34 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Update: Body found near Boone Lake identified

Update: Body found near Boone Lake identified

February 1st, 2014 10:28 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

The Washington County Sheriff's Office has identified the body of a man found dead near Boone Lake on Saturday evening.

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Sullivan County health officials investigate norovirus-like  illness in  area

Sullivan County health officials investigate norovirus-like illness in area

February 1st, 2014 7:44 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Area health officials confirmed this week that state environmentalists have been investigating multiple cases of norovirus-like symptoms that have been reported recently by people in Kingsport.

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Three children pulled from Tennessee lake after falling in ice

Three children pulled from Tennessee lake after falling in ice

February 1st, 2014 7:15 pm by Associated Press

SPRING CITY, Tenn. — Three children have been pulled from the icy water on Watts Bar Lake after spending nearly an hour clinging to a buoy.

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Amanda Knox heading for extradition fight?

Amanda Knox heading for extradition fight?

February 1st, 2014 11:53 am by GENE JOHNSON and PETE YOST, Associated Press

Roman Polanski. Edward Snowden. Manuel Noriega. Over the years, the famous and the infamous have been caught up in the legal process called extradition. It may ultimately be the turn of Amanda Knox.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

February 1st, 2014 10:08 am by Staff Report

This week's stories include an NFL player arrested, a man pleads guilty in a toddler's death, and a man facing 60 years in prison for child pornography.

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