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Teens nabbed allegedly trading pills in pharmacy parking lot moments after filling prescription

Teens nabbed allegedly trading pills in pharmacy parking lot moments after filling prescription

October 22nd, 2013 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Less than 10 minutes after launching a new pharmacy parking lot surveillance program Monday night Hawkins County narcotics detectives observed their first alleged illegal drug transaction.

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Builders of Obama's health website saw red flags

Builders of Obama's health website saw red flags

October 22nd, 2013 11:10 am by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Project developers who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity — because they feared they would otherwise be fired — said they raised doubts among themselves whether the website could be ready in time.

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Teacher called hero in fatal Nev. school shooting

Teacher called hero in fatal Nev. school shooting

October 22nd, 2013 11:08 am by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang.

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Police: Kingsport man accidentally shoots girlfriend, both charged

Police: Kingsport man accidentally shoots girlfriend, both charged

October 22nd, 2013 10:39 am by Rain Smith

Claims of a shooting during a robbery attempt have backfired on a Kingsport couple, according to police, as the woman was actually shot in the buttocks while her boyfriend was "playing" with a gun.

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Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

October 22nd, 2013 8:26 am by Rain Smith

Local law enforcement are in the early stages of their battle against a new, potent street drug, saying it’s highly addictive and leaves many users with extreme paranoia.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

October 22nd, 2013 8:16 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Tennessee State University may cover 65% of cost of new Agricultural Extension agent in Hawkins

Tennessee State University may cover 65% of cost of new Agricultural Extension agent in Hawkins

October 21st, 2013 10:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County leaders will take the next couple of weeks to study a proposal from Tennessee State University that would cover 65 percent of the cost of bringing an additional Agricultural Extension agent to the county.

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Auction of former Cedar Grove Elementary School  will proceed

Auction of former Cedar Grove Elementary School will proceed

October 21st, 2013 10:07 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — An effort to stop the imminent public auction of the former Cedar Grove Elementary School failed by a single vote Monday.

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Dobyns-Bennett band wins Bands Of America Super Regional Championships

Dobyns-Bennett band wins Bands Of America Super Regional Championships

October 21st, 2013 9:21 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School Competition Marching Band won its first Bands of America super regional competition Saturday.

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Same-sex couples challenge Tennessee marriage laws

Same-sex couples challenge Tennessee marriage laws

October 21st, 2013 7:54 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Four same-sex couples who were legally married in other states filed a lawsuit Monday challenging Tennessee’s laws that prohibit recognition of their marriages.

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