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Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

Autism does not define him: D-B senior to be awarded Eagle Scout honors

February 17th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Becoming an Eagle Scout takes a lot of hard work. Becoming an Eagle Scout while also being autistic is nearly impossible. But one Kingsport teenager does not let impossible define him.

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Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

Police: Man arrested for chasing woman through Kingsport

February 17th, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple city streets - striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive, then later fleeing police - is now jailed after being wanted for approximately two months.

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Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

Arrest made in Bloomingdale business burglary

February 17th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who burglarized a Sullivan County wrecker service earlier this month, making away with thousands of dollars worth of tools.

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Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

February 17th, 2015 11:21 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Lawmakers who want to rein deficit spending insist that any increases for the military should be financed by cuts to domestic programs.

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Live blog for updates about the winter storm

Live blog for updates about the winter storm

February 17th, 2015 10:17 am by Staff Report

This live blog will be periodically updated throughout the day giving all the latest news for the winter storm hitting our area.

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Update: VDOT crews shift emphasis to secondary roads

Update: VDOT crews shift emphasis to secondary roads

February 17th, 2015 8:49 am by Stephen Igo

More snow is in the forecast for parts of Southwest Virginia Wednesday, but nothing like the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas on Monday.

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Probe of fatal Scott County fire continues

Probe of fatal Scott County fire continues

February 17th, 2015 8:32 am by Marci Gore

"We were told there was a possible entrapment in the home," said Roger Carter, chief of Duffield Fire and Rescue. "We couldn't make entry into the home because the flames were so heavy."

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Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

February 17th, 2015 8:28 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Many of the group's leaders played prominent roles in the narrow defeat of the UAW in a unionization vote in February 2014 at the Chattanooga facility.

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US to appeal ruling blocking Obama immigration plan

US to appeal ruling blocking Obama immigration plan

February 17th, 2015 8:20 am by Associated Press

The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.

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Region digs out from winter storm, prepares for more snow, arctic blast

Region digs out from winter storm, prepares for more snow, arctic blast

February 17th, 2015 7:41 am by Staff Report

At noon crews were still treating Sullivan County roads, with the majority now black with a few slick spots. Interstates 26 and 81 had both lanes of travel open, while Hawkins County roads were categorized as slushy but passable.

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