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KKK affiliated Hawkins man agrees to federal pipe bomb plea

KKK affiliated Hawkins man agrees to federal pipe bomb plea

October 22nd, 2014 5:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Joshua Colt Looney agreed last week to plead guilty to one count of "knowingly making destructive devices (pipe bombs)" in exchange for a recommended 46 month sentence

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Kingsport officials brewing up plan for house on Sourmash Drive

Kingsport officials brewing up plan for house on Sourmash Drive

October 22nd, 2014 3:00 pm by Matthew Lane

"We have a house on Sourmash Drive that (Kingsport) has owned for more than two years, and it's a disgrace for the community," Mayor Dennis Phillips told the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday afternoon.

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Voter ID now required to vote in Virginia

Voter ID now required to vote in Virginia

October 22nd, 2014 1:30 pm by Stephen Igo

The city of Norton ballot will include candidates for City Council and Norton School Board, while Wise County voters will see an even simpler ballot come Nov. 4 election day.

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Update: Police locate missing Kingsport man

Update: Police locate missing Kingsport man

October 22nd, 2014 12:38 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport man with medical conditions who was last seen by his caregiver two days ago has now been located.

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Checks stolen at Sullivan County church

Checks stolen at Sullivan County church

October 22nd, 2014 11:24 am by Staff Report

At least eight checks have been passed at local business, totaling fraudulent transactions in excess of $500.

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Tennessee child traps himself in arcade game

Tennessee child traps himself in arcade game

October 22nd, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

The boy's grandmother says she received a text message and looked away from the toddler for a moment, then heard a "bang" and saw the boy inside the claw crane.

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Battles rage over genetically modified foods

Battles rage over genetically modified foods

October 22nd, 2014 8:25 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Voters in two states will decide the fate of labeling laws, letting purchasers know whether they are buying products that contain materials that have been genetically engineered or modified.

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TDEC program might help cover the cost of Cherokee's new sewer plant

TDEC program might help cover the cost of Cherokee's new sewer plant

October 22nd, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

A Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation program offers a low interest loan, as well as the possibility of "loan forgiveness."

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Disk Drive: Hawkins committee approves fundraiser for disk golf at Laurel Run

Disk Drive: Hawkins committee approves fundraiser for disk golf at Laurel Run

October 22nd, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

A group of Tri-Cities disk golf enthusiasts didn't sink a hole-in-one during Thursday's Parks Committee meeting at Laurel Run Park, but they might salvage par if they raise $4,000 in sponsorship money.

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City schools prep for providing laptop to every student

City schools prep for providing laptop to every student

October 21st, 2014 11:00 pm by Rick Wagner

For 2014-15, the plan is to buy 630 computers for the sixth grade and 630 computers for the seventh grade at a cost of $381,667 per grade, or $763,334 total.

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