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Report: Defense, VA spending has $2.25 B impact on region

Report: Defense, VA spending has $2.25 B impact on region

October 2nd, 2014 10:10 am by Hank Hayes

"Clearly, the defense and veterans' affairs sector is a tremendous asset for (the) Tri-Cities region," the report concluded. "Changes in the level of (Department of Defense) and veterans' affairs expenditures will have a significant impact upon the region

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Old-time country store goes solar in Hampton

Old-time country store goes solar in Hampton

October 2nd, 2014 6:36 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Brown's Grocery and Hardware store is an old-time country store with newfangled ideas. While the inside of the hardware section of the store looks like it is still the 1950s, the store's roof is definitely 21st century.

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Photos: Local students log 'Morning Mile' on path to good health

Photos: Local students log 'Morning Mile' on path to good health

October 1st, 2014 11:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Each school day morning this 2014-15 school year, hundreds of students in 10 public schools across the Tri-Cities run or walk before going to classes.

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Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from Dallas ER

Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from Dallas ER

October 1st, 2014 10:56 pm by Associated Press

The decision by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to release the patient, who had recently arrived from Liberia, could have put others at risk of exposure to Ebola before the man went back to the ER a couple of days later, when his condition worsened.

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Gate City man gets 20 years in death of fellow inmate

Gate City man gets 20 years in death of fellow inmate

October 1st, 2014 10:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

Shannon Bellamy, 23, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Jeffrey Kilgore by way of an Alford plea in April 2014. An Alford plea is when the defendant does not admit the act but concedes the prosecution could likely prove the charge.

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Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

Justice and mercy: New Hawkins prosecutors want to make the community safer

October 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Wednesday morning the newest member of the Hawkins County prosecution team, Akiah Highsmith, was sworn in by Judge John Dugger.

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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

October 1st, 2014 6:10 pm by Associated Press

High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Julia Pierson to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier — and revelation of yet another security problem.

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Woman sentenced for false assault report

Woman sentenced for false assault report

October 1st, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who admittedly lied to police about being assaulted by her boyfriend last month was sentenced Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court to probation and community service.

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Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

October 1st, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

It was a rough start to October for financial markets Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 200 points as investors reacted to a round of negative economic news in the U.S. and abroad.

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Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Police investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 3:51 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking the public for tips in a string of thefts from Warriors Path State Park Golf Course in Kingsport, where three golf carts were stolen over a period of three weeks.

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