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Kingsport man sentenced in counterfeit cash ring

Kingsport man sentenced in counterfeit cash ring

November 6th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Beginning in November 2012, prosecutors say the defendants stole ink cartridges and purchased a scanner, paper and other equipment to make counterfeit $5 and $20 bills at a variety of residences, including motel rooms.

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Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

November 6th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

It was just the latest arrest made possible by the surveillance technology that is seemingly everywhere nowadays. And it involved not just GPS but surveillance video, traffic-camera imagery and a left-behind cellphone.

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Court upholds gay marriage bans in Tennessee, other states

Court upholds gay marriage bans in Tennessee, other states

November 6th, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel that heard arguments on gay marriage bans or restrictions in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee on Aug. 6 split 2-1, with Circuit Judge Jeffrey Sutton writing the majority opinion.

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Dow, S&P 500 step further into record territory

Dow, S&P 500 step further into record territory

November 6th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 edged up 7.64 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 2,031.21. That put the benchmark index for most mutual funds up 0.7 percent for the week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 69.94 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,554.47.

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Eastman says earnings growth will continue

Eastman says earnings growth will continue

November 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Company projected better than 12 percent earnings growth in 2015 during "Investor Day" presentations held in New York City on Thursday.

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Update: Prosecutors drop murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd

Update: Prosecutors drop murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd

November 6th, 2014 5:47 pm by Associated Press

But the 60-year-old member of the popular Australian band still faces a serious charge of threatening to kill, which comes with a maximum prison term of seven years. He also faces charges of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana.

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Tenn. lawmakers readying new abortion restrictions

Tenn. lawmakers readying new abortion restrictions

November 6th, 2014 4:30 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

With the constitution now amended, lawmakers say they are preparing to introduce a host of new laws. Proposals include counseling, waiting periods, new clinic regulations and ultrasound requirements.

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Sticky situation: Mud prevents would-be thief from escaping

Sticky situation: Mud prevents would-be thief from escaping

November 6th, 2014 4:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man who allegedly attempted to steal a bathtub was caught red-handed after his pickup truck became stuck in some mud near the crime scene.

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Parents hope Delilah's 'strength and perseverance' inspire others

Parents hope Delilah's 'strength and perseverance' inspire others

November 6th, 2014 3:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following Delilah's death in May, Jeff and Heather Watts created the "Princess Delilah Foundation." The organization's first event is a "Bikers & Bows Poker Run" this weekend, with proceeds providing clothing for premature babies.

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Downtown barber shop burglarized

Downtown barber shop burglarized

November 6th, 2014 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Nick Lawson, who has operated at the location for 54 years, arrived to discover someone had forced entry into the business, taking cash and coins.

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