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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

September 16th, 2014 3:34 pm by NET News service

In the arrest report, police said that, after waking the driver — who was later identified as Emery — she told officers she was just tired. When officers returned to her car after checking her driver's license, police said, Emery had fallen asleep again.

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Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

Morristown man sentenced for distribution of child porn

September 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Matthew Lane

A 44-yearold Morristown man will spend the next 16-plus years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

September 16th, 2014 9:36 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

The new U.S. muscle comes after appeals from the region and from aid organizations for a heightened U.S. role in combatting the outbreak blamed for more than 2,200 deaths.

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Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

Sullivan approves settlement of lawsuit with former highway employees

September 16th, 2014 9:27 am by J. H. Osborne

Several commissioners spoke to say they didn't agree entirely with the idea of settlement, but would vote "yes" just to get the issue behind the highway department, the county and county taxpayers.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 16th, 2014 8:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

September 16th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After six years of planning and construction, Mount Carmel public works director Johnny Castle is putting the finishing touches on the new veteran's memorial at the city park this week.

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Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

Hawkins may cut minimum beer sales setback from 1,400 to 400 feet

September 16th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission will consider a proposal to reduce the minimum distance that packaged beer can be sold from a school, church, park, or other public place from 1,400 feet to 400 feet.

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UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

UPDATE: Nonprofit files lawsuit notice for Kingsport plant

September 15th, 2014 6:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Clean Water Network says it is prepared to sue a Kingsport ammunition plant over its continued pollution of local drinking water.

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Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

September 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Mike Morris, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist.

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