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Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

March 17th, 2015 12:12 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for masked men who allegedly burst through the door of a Sullivan County apartment, then pistol whipped a woman in front of her young children.

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'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

March 17th, 2015 10:27 am by Marci Gore

This is the second drug round up in as many years that has taken place on St. Patrick's Day. Drugs purchased in the investigation were prescription drugs that are developed to help opiate addicts, but are now the leading illegally sold narcotics.

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Rock Springs Road work moving ahead

Rock Springs Road work moving ahead

March 17th, 2015 9:45 am by Matthew Lane

A third round of roadway improvements is coming to Rock Springs Road, including widening a portion to three lanes and adding an eight-foot mobility path along the entire stretch.

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Hawkins churches hand out drug tests to parents

Hawkins churches hand out drug tests to parents

March 17th, 2015 8:23 am by Jeff Bobo

A group of Hawkins County churches is giving young people one more reason not to try drugs by offering their parents free drug test kits that can be administered at home, with the results available in about 10 minutes.

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Motorcycle rider killed in Carter County crash

Motorcycle rider killed in Carter County crash

March 17th, 2015 8:07 am by NET News Service

A two-vehicle collision in the Stoney Creek area of Carter County left a motorcycle rider dead, although authorities aren't sure what caused her to crash.

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Lawmakers weigh in on 'net neutrality'

Lawmakers weigh in on 'net neutrality'

March 17th, 2015 7:53 am by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

Lawmakers are getting their chance this week to weigh in on the "net neutrality" debate that has pitted Internet activists against big cable companies and prompted a record number of public comments filed to U.S. regulators.

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Official: Iran confronts U.S. diplomats over GOP letter

Official: Iran confronts U.S. diplomats over GOP letter

March 16th, 2015 6:49 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Iranian diplomats twice confronted their American counterparts about an open letter from Republican senators who warned that any nuclear deal could expire the day President Barack Obama leaves office.

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Political action committees spent $10 million on Tennessee elections

Political action committees spent $10 million on Tennessee elections

March 16th, 2015 6:28 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Registry of Election Finance reports show political action committees spent more than $10 million to influence elections of candidates for office last year.

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Elizabethton SRO resigns after complaint of inappropriate conduct with female student

Elizabethton SRO resigns after complaint of inappropriate conduct with female student

March 16th, 2015 5:38 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

An Elizabethton Police Department school resource officer, who had been the subject of an internal investigation since March 2, resigned Monday morning, following the completion of the investigation report.

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DUI suspect's pizza run ends in crash, giggles

DUI suspect's pizza run ends in crash, giggles

March 16th, 2015 4:09 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 7:45 p.m, the driver of a 4Runner veered off North Wilcox Drive, into the parking lot of a dentist office and struck an unoccupied car.

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