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Border money request won't include policy change

Border money request won't include policy change

July 8th, 2014 8:44 am by ERICA WERNER and JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won't seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.

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Brother, sister allegedly nabbed with drugs after high-speed chase in dad's stolen car

Brother, sister allegedly nabbed with drugs after high-speed chase in dad's stolen car

July 8th, 2014 8:29 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County brother and sister are facing numerous charges related to the theft of their father's vehicle Sunday evening, and a subsequent high speed chase with police that included gunfire and ended in a crash.

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Former Sullivan highway workers file suit

Former Sullivan highway workers file suit

July 8th, 2014 12:32 am by J. H. Osborne

Interim Sullivan County Highway Commissioner Bobbie Manning, in his official capacity as such, and the Sullivan County Highway Department are named as defendants. Manning sought and lost the GOP nomination to run for highway commissioner this spring.

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Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

July 7th, 2014 8:00 pm by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.

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Officials: Man set house fire with baby inside

Officials: Man set house fire with baby inside

July 7th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

A 56-year-old man is charged with attempted criminal homicide and aggravated arson after witnesses say he lit fire to a Hixson home with his three-month-old baby inside this weekend.

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Updated: Kingsport alderman  resigns from BMA following second DUI arrest

Updated: Kingsport alderman resigns from BMA following second DUI arrest

July 7th, 2014 5:36 pm by Matthew Lane

"While I enjoy serving the citizens of Kingsport, it is very important that I take some time to deal with personal matters for me and my family," Jantry Shupe wrote in his letter of resignation.

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'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

July 7th, 2014 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed "God was in him," but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Cloud Apartment Block Party

July 7th, 2014 2:02 pm by David Grace

Photos from the Cloud Apartment block party.

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RCS cafeteria prices increased slightly to help pay for 'healthy choices'

RCS cafeteria prices increased slightly to help pay for 'healthy choices'

July 7th, 2014 1:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cafeteria prices at Rogersville City School are going up slightly in 2014-15 to offset the cost of fresh fruit and other "healthy choices" that are now mandated under the federal Health and Hunger Free Kids act.

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Jacquelyn Crawford takes title of Miss Kingsport

Jacquelyn Crawford takes title of Miss Kingsport

July 7th, 2014 12:57 pm by LURAH LOWERY, llowery@timesnews.net

Crawford's graceful classical ballet dance to "Via Dolorosa" by Sandi Patty was the high point of her participation in the competition, which led to an audience response of loud whistles, screams and claps both during and after the performance.

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