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Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

Roe asks USDA why it axed Phipps Bend produce plan

April 28th, 2014 10:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Congressman Phil Roe wants to know why the U.S. Department of Agriculture has put a halt to a Grainger County produce grower's plan to utilize floodplain property for farming at the Phipps Bend Industrial Park.

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UPDATE: At least nine dead as tornadoes slam South

UPDATE: At least nine dead as tornadoes slam South

April 28th, 2014 9:10 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Tornadoes flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and bent telephone poles into 45-degree angles as they barreled through the South on Monday.

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Highway patrol: Object damaged tire in bus crash that killed eight near Knoxville

Highway patrol: Object damaged tire in bus crash that killed eight near Knoxville

April 28th, 2014 6:34 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a blown tire on a North Carolina church bus was the cause of a fiery crash that killed eight people in three vehicles last October.

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PHOTOS: Possible tornado cited in Scott County storm damage

PHOTOS: Possible tornado cited in Scott County storm damage

April 28th, 2014 5:22 pm by Wes Bunch

A line of strong storms tore through Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee on Monday afternoon with high winds and heavy rain that downed trees and power lines in several counties.

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Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

Rep. Michael Grimm surrenders to authorities in fraud case

April 28th, 2014 3:42 pm by By Michael Memoli and Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

New York Rep. Michael Grimm, facing indictment on charges in connection with allegedly fraudulent business practices, surrendered to federal law enforcement Monday.

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Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

Sullivan County woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor

April 28th, 2014 3:37 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who reportedly killed her elderly, disabled Bristol neighbor three years ago to steal his cash and credit card — leaving his body to be devoured by dogs within the home — has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.

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Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

April 28th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

When located by a Kingsport officer, the DUI suspect, "stated he left the scene because he had groceries in the trunk."

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Tornado watch issued for Monday afternoon and evening

Tornado watch issued for Monday afternoon and evening

April 28th, 2014 2:45 pm by Staff Report

As of 2:45 p.m. the tornado watch was scheduled to expire at 8 p.m. A hazardous weather outlook from the NWS warns severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and flash flooding are possible throughout the night.

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Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

April 28th, 2014 12:45 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues that gets buried in Congress but — the party hopes — propels voters to the polls this November.

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Kingsport police make meth arrests

Kingsport police make meth arrests

April 28th, 2014 12:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two Kingsport residents were arrested after police found a methamphetamine manufacturing operation located in the backseat of their vehicle, according to a press release.

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