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Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

March 19th, 2014 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter and inflicting abuse that left her with a fractured skull.

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TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

March 19th, 2014 1:33 pm by Wes Bunch

The creek in Southwest Virginia is home to as many as 70 different species of fish and another 30 mussel species, many of them endangered, and also serves as a shelter for aquatic life on the Clinch River during floods and other disruptive events.

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Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

March 19th, 2014 1:15 pm by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen.

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Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

March 19th, 2014 12:39 pm by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly feigned interest in purchasing a car from a Kingsport dealership — and was granted permission to have his "mechanic check it out" — has been arrested three weeks after never returning the vehicle.

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At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

March 19th, 2014 11:37 am by Rick Wagner

Kenny Morrell has spent almost 58 of those years operating a business that has transported generations of Sullivan County school students. When he started out, the buses were blue and white instead of the familiar yellow.

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Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

March 19th, 2014 9:32 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of fatally shooting his wife and then turning the gun on himself has passed away.

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Three rescued from plane crash on Holston Mountain

Three rescued from plane crash on Holston Mountain

March 19th, 2014 8:06 am by NET News Service

Rescue workers used all-terrain vehicles and other equipment to reach the three victims, who were in a very rugged and forested area of the mountain along the ridge at 3,000 feet in elevation.

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Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

March 19th, 2014 12:15 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and state Attorney General Robert Cooper said in a motion that overturning the law without an appeals court reviewing the case "frustrates the will of the people."

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Kingsport BMA narrows list of city manager candidates

Kingsport BMA narrows list of city manager candidates

March 18th, 2014 11:30 pm by Matthew Lane

The five finalists are Jeff Fleming of Kingsport; Jack Hamlet of Richmond, Texas; Russell Hawes of Simpsonville, S.C.; Sue McLaughlin of Mattoon, Ill.; and Dan Porta of Kennesaw, Ga.

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UPDATE: Authorities say two in critical condition after Holston Mountain plane crash

UPDATE: Authorities say two in critical condition after Holston Mountain plane crash

March 18th, 2014 8:27 pm by NET News Service

According to Terry Arnold, director of Carter County Emergency and Rescue Squads, rescue efforts were stymied because of a combination of rough terrain and a lack of a clear path to the victims.

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