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Study: Speeding increased after cameras disabled

Study: Speeding increased after cameras disabled

June 17th, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A study has found that the number of speeding motorists increased immediately following a decision to disable traffic cameras in Oak Ridge.

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LA mayor's F-bomb blows up worries about bad words

LA mayor's F-bomb blows up worries about bad words

June 17th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

Presiding over a rally honoring the Los Angeles Kings for winning hockey's Stanley Cup, Eric Garcetti reminded everyone there are two things an elected official should never do in public: appear with a drink in hand or let loose with a four-letter word.

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'Life and death': Police plead with Hawkins commissioners to repair radio 'dead spots'

'Life and death': Police plead with Hawkins commissioners to repair radio 'dead spots'

June 17th, 2014 7:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two police officers who chased an armed suspect from Church Hill into Goshen Valley on June 7 were in radio "dead space" and out of contact with Hawkins County Central dispatch for more than 11 minutes.

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Emory & Henry takes over Virginia Intermont's equestrian program

Emory & Henry takes over Virginia Intermont's equestrian program

June 17th, 2014 6:53 pm by Rick Wagner

A nationally recognized horse program will live on despite the demise of the college that operated it for four decades.

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Reckless driver tells police she wasn't in a hurry, she just needed gas

Reckless driver tells police she wasn't in a hurry, she just needed gas

June 17th, 2014 4:01 pm by Rain Smith

On Airport Parkway an officer clocked a Ford Explorer traveling 91 mph in a 55 mph zone, while weaving in and out of traffic.

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Updated with new photos: Tractor-trailer fire shuts down ramp between I-81 and I-26

June 17th, 2014 2:50 pm by Ned Jilton

A tractor-trailer fire has shut down the exit ramp from Interstate 81 to Interstate 26 heading toward Kingsport.

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Couple found passed out at Pal's charged with drug possession

Couple found passed out at Pal's charged with drug possession

June 17th, 2014 1:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill couple who allegedly passed out while eating lunch are facing drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in US custody

Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in US custody

June 17th, 2014 12:35 pm by JULIE PACE and LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Until now, no one had been arrested in the attack in which a group of militants set fire to the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. The Obama administration has come under criticism from Republicans for being unable to apprehend those responsible.

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KPD: Pedestrian steals pickup to beat the heat

KPD: Pedestrian steals pickup to beat the heat

June 17th, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been charged with stealing an automobile from a city car wash, allegedly offering the excuse that she "got hot and didn't want to walk anymore."

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Kentucky students to attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center

Kentucky students to attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center

June 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

A contingent of Jenkins, Ky. students will attend Wise County's Career & Technical Center beginning with the new school year in August, officials in both school divisions have confirmed.

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