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PHOTO GALLERY: WWII vet receives lost medals during Rogersville Veterans Day program - VIDEO

November 11th, 2014 3:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mooresburg WWII veteran George Dean's war medals including a Bronze Star were stolen 40 years ago. Toward the end of Tuesday's program Dean was presented with replacement medals, after which he received a standing ovation.

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Citizen's arrest: Auto-burglar caught by victim

Citizen's arrest: Auto-burglar caught by victim

November 11th, 2014 2:19 pm by Rain Smith

Police were dispatched to a fight in a parking lot of Holston Valley Medical Center, where a man returned to his vehicle to find someone "making sure the door was shut."

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Possible drive-by SUV flees police in Church Hill

Possible drive-by SUV flees police in Church Hill

November 11th, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are continuing to search for suspects in Friday afternoon's drive-by shooting, while the vehicle believed to have been used may have later eluded an officer in Church Hill.

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Wellmont's value — Health system offers plenty for potential partner

Wellmont's value — Health system offers plenty for potential partner

November 11th, 2014 10:50 am by Hank Hayes

In the recent health care acquisition environment, most providers have been taking on one hospital at a time. Wellmont, in contrast, has a half dozen hospitals in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Obama inflames divisive debate on 'net neutrality'

Obama inflames divisive debate on 'net neutrality'

November 11th, 2014 10:34 am by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer

Depending on whom you listen to, the rules could unleash future innovation and create jobs — or stifle innovation and kill jobs. The divisive and often confusing debate has intensified now that Obama has entered the fray.

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UAW says recognition near at Tennessee VW plant

UAW says recognition near at Tennessee VW plant

November 11th, 2014 8:39 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The details of the new policy have yet to be released, but both the UAW and the rival American Council of Employees expect it to outline the company's plans to interact with community and labor groups at the plant.

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Exit 13 bridge construction triggers congestion, delays

Exit 13 bridge construction triggers congestion, delays

November 11th, 2014 8:16 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Although the state began its project at the Tenn. Highway 75/Interstate 26 interchange with the goal of mitigating high traffic levels, transportation officials said drivers shouldn't expect that congestion to disappear any time soon.

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Brothers in ARMS: Fall Branch siblings left for Vietnam within hours of each other

Brothers in ARMS: Fall Branch siblings left for Vietnam within hours of each other

November 11th, 2014 7:55 am by Nick Shepherd

The Ferguson brothers, Randy and Eddie, had always been close. Growing up on a farm in Fall Branch, the two did not have close neighbors, just each other.

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Initiative aims to get students thinking college

Initiative aims to get students thinking college

November 10th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

From bulletin boards that show where teachers got their college degrees to teachers wearing college attire, Kingsport City Schools is trying to be sure students are aware of the career-building college experience that awaits them.

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Homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

Homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

November 10th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

When Hawkins County Deputy John Tunnell arrived at a burglary complaint just south of Rogersville Thursday evening, he reportedly found the suspect being held at gunpoint by the property owner and two companions.

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