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Lawmakers: IRS lost more emails in tea party probe

Lawmakers: IRS lost more emails in tea party probe

June 17th, 2014 11:45 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The Internal Revenue Service has lost more emails connected to the tea party investigation, congressional investigators said Tuesday.

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Downtown Kingsport  motorcycle crash leaves Gate City man injured

Downtown Kingsport motorcycle crash leaves Gate City man injured

June 17th, 2014 10:57 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Southwest Virginia man was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon in Kingsport when a pickup truck collided with the motorcycle he was riding.

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Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

June 17th, 2014 10:00 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Moving to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday to create the largest ocean preserve in the world by banning drilling, fishing and other activities in a massive stretch of the Pacific Ocean.

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Tennessee holding earthquake response exercise

Tennessee holding earthquake response exercise

June 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee National Guard members and emergency response officials are holding an exercise this week to simulate the response to a large earthquake along the New Madrid fault.

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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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