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New Va. texting law snares 328 motorists

New Va. texting law snares 328 motorists

October 23rd, 2013 1:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Legislators amended state code this year to make texting while driving a primary offense. A violation is a traffic infraction punishable, for the first offense, by a fine of $125 and, for a second or subsequent offense, $250.

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KPD release video, pictures from theft

KPD release video, pictures from theft

October 23rd, 2013 10:50 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police hope the public can help identify the suspects in a recent theft, releasing video and photos taken by an individual at a neighboring property.

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Suspect charged in felony theft from elderly woman

Suspect charged in felony theft from elderly woman

October 23rd, 2013 9:59 am by Rain Smith

Police have charged a Kingsport woman with stealing more than $10,000 in jewelry, saying she took the items while visiting an elderly woman's home.

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30 years after Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Kingsport Chamber president says, ‘Our first duty is to remember’

30 years after Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Kingsport Chamber president says, ‘Our first duty is to remember’

October 23rd, 2013 8:10 am by Matthew Lane

Miles Burdine — a lieutenant at the time — was at the barracks on the day of the attack, an executive officer for the 1/8 and assigned to protect the facility, which was housing both the British and U.S. Embassy personnel.

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Time running out for Mouse's Ear strip club to rebuild

Time running out for Mouse's Ear strip club to rebuild

October 23rd, 2013 7:50 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

With a deadline fast approaching, a Gray strip club could soon lose its right to rebuild after a devastating fire earlier in the year.

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Majority of Americans agree: Weed should be legal

Majority of Americans agree: Weed should be legal

October 23rd, 2013 7:25 am by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Here is a short list of things that are less popular with Americans than the idea of legalizing pot: Congress. The U.S. Supreme Court. The president.

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Obama calls trusted fixer to help health care site

Obama calls trusted fixer to help health care site

October 23rd, 2013 7:20 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Faced with mounting questions about the website, the Obama administration announced Tuesday that a longtime management consultant will help fix the problems and turn the site into the breezy, one-stop shopping portal.

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3 dead in Tenn. medical helicopter crash

3 dead in Tenn. medical helicopter crash

October 22nd, 2013 11:00 pm by BRUCE SCHREINER and TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Two hospital workers and a pilot were killed when a medical helicopter crashed in Tennessee as the aircraft was headed to pick up an ailing child, officials said Tuesday.

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Rental business Aaron’s admits role in spying on customers

Rental business Aaron’s admits role in spying on customers

October 22nd, 2013 10:57 pm by Leon Stafford, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

After firmly denying that it used software on its rent-to-own computers to spy on customers Atlanta-based Aaron’s has owned up to the practice in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.

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Kingsport BMA gives go-ahead on high-end housing incentive

Kingsport BMA gives go-ahead on high-end housing incentive

October 22nd, 2013 10:37 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen has officially given City Manager John Campbell the go-ahead to develop a program aimed at providing home builders an incentive to build neighborhoods with houses priced at a minimum of $400,000 each.

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