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Washer for soda pop swap quickly fizzles

Washer for soda pop swap quickly fizzles

May 22nd, 2014 3:19 pm by Rain Smith

A man called police after receiving threats, saying he had recently swapped his washing machine with the suspect for two 12-packs of soft drinks.

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HCSO: Robbery suspect claimed abduction by masked woman with gun, bomb

HCSO: Robbery suspect claimed abduction by masked woman with gun, bomb

May 22nd, 2014 2:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman who initially claimed a masked female holding a gun and an explosive forced her to be the driver during a Bulls Gap pharmacy robbery has allegedly admitted she willingly participated in the incident.

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Police: Man clad only in underwear stole bread truck, made deliveries

Police: Man clad only in underwear stole bread truck, made deliveries

May 22nd, 2014 12:43 pm by Associated Press

A man stole a New York City bread truck and began delivering loaves of savory baked goods to random businesses, the bakery's owner said Thursday.

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Lawsuit alleges students raped Tennessee boy at school

Lawsuit alleges students raped Tennessee boy at school

May 22nd, 2014 12:42 pm by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee mother has filed a federal lawsuit alleging her 5-year-old son was raped by older students in the bathroom of an elementary school.

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Water treatment tech company announces relocation to Wise County

Water treatment tech company announces relocation to Wise County

May 22nd, 2014 10:46 am by Stephen Igo

Micronic Technologies Chief Executive Officer Karen Sorber said the company will relocate five employees immediately to launch a product development pilot program.

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Man won't face charges for killing brother in Kingsport

Man won't face charges for killing brother in Kingsport

May 22nd, 2014 7:02 am by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man who fatally shot his brother this past December at a property in the Bloomingdale community, claiming that he pulled the trigger in self-defense, will face no charges in the killing.

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House poised to pass curbs on NSA surveillance

House poised to pass curbs on NSA surveillance

May 22nd, 2014 6:47 am by KEN DILANIAN, Associated Press

The House is poised to take the first significant step to change the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, a compromise bill that is displeasing many civil liberties activists.

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Legal fights over gay marriage spread across US

Legal fights over gay marriage spread across US

May 22nd, 2014 6:30 am by BRADY MCCOMBS and LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press

In Tennessee, a federal judge ordered the state to recognize three same-sex couples' marriages while their lawsuit against the state works through the courts.

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Poll shows Tenn. voters favor free tuition plan

Poll shows Tenn. voters favor free tuition plan

May 22nd, 2014 12:26 am by Associated Press

"It speaks to the importance of education," said Josh Clinton, professor of political science and co-director of the poll, which surveyed 1,245 registered voters between April 28 and May 14.

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Event to give Kingsport residents firsthand look at public works department equipment

Event to give Kingsport residents firsthand look at public works department equipment

May 22nd, 2014 12:18 am by Matthew Lane

Ever wanted to operate an automated garbage truck? Learn more about how sewage is treated? What about the equipment used to pave city streets? Then come to the Kingsport Farmers Market this afternoon.

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