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Police: $60,000 worth of air units swiped from Kingsport building

Police: $60,000 worth of air units swiped from Kingsport building

October 24th, 2014 2:22 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office received a report about theft and vandalism at a building in Kingsport shortly after 8 a.m. on Thursday.

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ETSU hoping new scholarships lure new students

ETSU hoping new scholarships lure new students

October 24th, 2014 12:15 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

New scholarship offerings may help East Tennessee State University shed its reputation as a commuter school and draw increased enrollment from both in-state and outside students.

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$12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

$12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

October 24th, 2014 11:51 am by Rain Smith

Vice officers and a SWAT team raided a Kingsport home on Thursday night, netting a large amount of crack cocaine and two arrests.

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Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

October 24th, 2014 11:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission's Insurance Committee voted Thursday to recommend switching from MCA, which has been the county's third-party administrator since January, to Cigna Healthcare.

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Lining up cop in laser sight lands man in jail

Lining up cop in laser sight lands man in jail

October 24th, 2014 10:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — No one appreciates a laser shining in their eyes, much less a uniformed cop investigating a crime. And when that laser happens to be mounted to a hunting rifle, the gunman has set his sights squarely on jail.

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Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

Wanted Sullivan County man tabbed a public threat

October 24th, 2014 9:17 am by Rain Smith

The suspect in a recent string of thefts stole his second vehicle in a week on Thursday night, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, and is a "danger to the public" due to his reckless behavior and driving under the influence of drugs.

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Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

Star-cross'd lovers indeed: 'Zombeo and Juliet' to make Renaissance Center debut

October 24th, 2014 8:10 am by Nick Shepherd

Just in time for Halloween, "Zombeo and Juliet" — a unique take on the timeless Shakespeare love story — will be presented by the Kingsport Theatre Guild during the next two weekends at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

October 24th, 2014 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise and in commerce, at least temporarily.

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

October 24th, 2014 7:09 am by Associated Press

The eight-day program is a test run for a 2017 mission that aims to have a Chinese spacecraft land on the moon, retrieve samples and return to Earth.

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

October 24th, 2014 7:07 am by JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dispatched an Ebola response team to New York. Health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.

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