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Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

April 1st, 2014 2:09 pm by Rain Smith

A motorist allegedly paid no heed to a construction detail at a Kingsport gas line on Monday morning, accelerating through orange cones which were blocking the roadway and nearly striking workers.

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Award-winning Kingsport apartments now open

Award-winning Kingsport apartments now open

April 1st, 2014 9:33 am by Staff Report

The buildings will slowly rotate throughout the day and night, and feature large roof areas with solar-heated pools, tennis courts and skate parks. Each will be named for a member of the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Report: Tenn. offered contingent incentives to VW

Report: Tenn. offered contingent incentives to VW

April 1st, 2014 8:29 am by Associated Press

Haslam, who has been a vocal critic of the United Auto Workers' efforts to represent workers at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant, has long denied suggestions that tax credits, grants and other incentives were tied to the union being rejected at the factory.

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Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

April 1st, 2014 8:22 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

It will be up to a Unicoi County grand jury to decide if the Erwin woman accused of spitting on a pizza purchased by Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers will be charged.

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GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls

GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls

April 1st, 2014 8:13 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

General Motors' new CEO and the head of the nation's auto safety watchdog are headed to Congress to testify about a defect in small cars that is linked to 13 deaths.

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Body of missing Kingsport man found

Body of missing Kingsport man found

March 31st, 2014 6:42 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The body of a Kingsport man reported missing earlier this month was located Monday afternoon near his residence, authorities said.

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Liquored up man attacks friend, police

Liquored up man attacks friend, police

March 31st, 2014 4:47 pm by Rain Smith

While "watching wrestling and drinking liquor" the suspect began throwing punches for "no apparent reason," then took a "fighting stance" with responding officers.

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Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

March 31st, 2014 2:54 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

A flood of last-minute applicants rushed to sign up for health insurance on Monday, deadline day for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more than 100,000 people at a time using the fragile system despite a new spate of intermittent ills.

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New Mexico governor calls for calm after protest

New Mexico governor calls for calm after protest

March 31st, 2014 2:52 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press; SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

A day after hundreds of people clashed with Albuquerque riot officers over a recent police shooting, Gov. Susana Martinez says she understands the public's frustration but called on protesters to remain calm and let the FBI complete its investigation.

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Death row inmates dying of natural causes

Death row inmates dying of natural causes

March 31st, 2014 2:50 pm by Associated Press

Many inmates awaiting execution on Tennessee's death row never make it to the execution chamber.

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