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Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate

Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate

March 21st, 2015 7:27 pm by AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press

ADEN, Yemen - Yemen's Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the country's embattled president.

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Kingsport holds its 29th Arbor Day Celebration

Kingsport holds its 29th Arbor Day Celebration

March 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

On a rainy first day of spring, officials with Domtar, the city of Kingsport, Keep Kingsport Beautiful and the Kingsport Tree Advisory Board gathered on the front lawn of Robinson with a group of students to express the importance of having more trees

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DA says  repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics

DA says repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics - VIDEO

March 21st, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video Report: "Suboxone is a drug that can be useful for getting someone off of oxycodone, but it's not supposed to be a substitute. What has happened in a lot of these clinics is it's become a substitute, and ... it has street value now."

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Hot plate may have sparked fire that killed 7 NYC children

Hot plate may have sparked fire that killed 7 NYC children

March 21st, 2015 12:50 pm by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

A fire tore through a Brooklyn home early Saturday, leaving seven children from the same Orthodox Jewish family dead and their mother and another child in critical condition, authorities said.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 21st, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a woman who was attacked, Shamrock shakedown part two, Yuma neighbors uniting against a reckless driver, and a Sullivan County leader being arrested for sexual battery, among others

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State bills would limit access to officer body camera videos

State bills would limit access to officer body camera videos

March 20th, 2015 10:00 pm by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press

State legislators around the country are pushing to make it much harder for the public to obtain police officer body camera videos, undermining their promise as a tool people can use to hold law enforcement accountable.

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Two Unicoi farmers take home Food City's Grower of the Year award

Two Unicoi farmers take home Food City's Grower of the Year award

March 20th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Growers Appreciation Luncheon was established as a way for Food City to honor local farmers in Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky. To show their appreciation, Food City invited local growers and provided them with lunch

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Suge Knight collapses in courtroom after bail is set at $25 million

Suge Knight collapses in courtroom after bail is set at $25 million

March 20th, 2015 7:15 pm by By Matt Hamilton, Marisa Gerber and Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Just moments after his bail was set at $25 million Friday morning, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight collapsed in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom.

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Fracking: U.S. tightens rules for chemical disclosure

Fracking: U.S. tightens rules for chemical disclosure

March 20th, 2015 1:59 pm by MATTHEW DALY and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The rule has been under consideration for more than three years, drawing criticism from the oil and gas industry and environmental groups alike.

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Snow melted $140K from Sullivan County budget

Snow melted $140K from Sullivan County budget

March 20th, 2015 1:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Snow during the last half of February cost Sullivan County taxpayers about $140,000 for road clearance, according to public records and public comments.

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