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Man allegedly passed out on drugs while completing job application

Man allegedly passed out on drugs while completing job application

May 19th, 2014 9:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Grainger County man's chances of being hired at a Hawkins County company were greatly diminished Friday when he allegedly passed out under the influence of drugs while filling out his job application.

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Four major phone carriers providing text-to-911

Four major phone carriers providing text-to-911

May 19th, 2014 8:20 pm by WILSON RING, Associated Press

The four major U.S. wireless phone companies are providing emergency texting 911 service as of this month to any local government that wants it and has the capability to use it.

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UPDATE: Sullivan County  authorities investigating case of possible animal cruelty

UPDATE: Sullivan County authorities investigating case of possible animal cruelty

May 19th, 2014 6:24 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday afternoon that it is investigating a possible case of animal cruelty that was allegedly captured on video.

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Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

Self-proclaimed gangster found hiding in barn

May 19th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill police received a tip Monday on the whereabouts of Billy Ray Salisbury, 18, who is accused of last week's burglary at "The Landings" apartment complex manager's office.

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Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

May 19th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith

After screaming and cursing at officers — and attempting to break a patrol car's window "with her head" — the assault suspect was told to calm down or she would be pepper sprayed. Her response solicited the latter.

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Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

May 19th, 2014 2:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Five of the juveniles were taken to the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital for observation due to their intoxication levels.

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Former Va. gov due in court for dismissal hearing

Former Va. gov due in court for dismissal hearing

May 19th, 2014 2:12 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are due in federal court for a hearing on whether to dismiss most of the corruption charges filed against them.

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Lobbyists spending more in Tennessee

Lobbyists spending more in Tennessee

May 19th, 2014 2:10 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports the 2013 total was $650,873. The amount was released last week in the commission's annual report. That amount compares to $568,637 so far in 2014, according to figures on the panel's website.

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Sullivan County inmate found unconscious, later dies

Sullivan County inmate found unconscious, later dies

May 19th, 2014 1:14 pm by Rain Smith

According to a press release from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, no foul play is suspected and the inmate death appears to be the result of natural causes.

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Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

May 19th, 2014 12:40 pm by NET News Service

A judge reduced a charge against a local pharmacist who is accused of trying to kill his wife by injecting her with the diabetes drug Victoza.

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