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Local grocer scans roads to bag thief

Local grocer scans roads to bag thief

November 4th, 2014 3:05 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport businessman's investigation into theft from his store has netted a felony arrest, as he allegedly drove dozens of miles of roads to spot his stolen freezer and heat pump — along with a suspect who was tearing them down for scrap.

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Tenn. ballot measures address abortion, judges

Tenn. ballot measures address abortion, judges

November 4th, 2014 10:40 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Public opinion has been split on the abortion measure, especially over the questions about whether state lawmakers should be given more control over regulations, even in cases of rape, incest or health of the mother.

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Former 'Utopia' contestants reunite in NE Tenn.

Former 'Utopia' contestants reunite in NE Tenn.

November 4th, 2014 10:37 am by Marci Gore

Jonathan Lovelace, pastor of The Promise Church in Church Hill, was one of 15 people who were chosen to create an ideal community — or utopia — with little or no resources earlier this year.

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Power Board warns of disconnection scam

Power Board warns of disconnection scam

November 4th, 2014 9:28 am by Staff Report

Johnson City Power Board officials say commercial customers received phone calls from an unknown party demanding money to prevent disconnection of electrical services. The JCPB serves customers in Sullivan, Washington, Carter, and Greene counties.

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Update - Manhunt launched for Kingsport abduction suspect

Update - Manhunt launched for Kingsport abduction suspect

November 4th, 2014 9:20 am by Rain Smith

A Tuesday afternoon manhunt was underway following a kidnapping from a Kingsport parking lot, where a man allegedly dragged his ex-girlfriend into a car and assaulted individuals who attempted to intervene.

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Senate control is top prize in midterm election

Senate control is top prize in midterm election

November 4th, 2014 8:25 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Public campaigning gave way to the privacy of the voting booth Tuesday with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake.

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Input session gauges community preferences for Sullivan schools' future

Input session gauges community preferences for Sullivan schools' future

November 4th, 2014 12:34 am by Rick Wagner

About 100 Sullivan County school system stakeholders Monday night reached a consensus they are willing to pay higher taxes for new school buildings. But they are not so much willing to pay more for renovating or repairing existing buildings.

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Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

November 3rd, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Pollsters aren't expecting any surprises for the U.S. Senate and 9th District House of Representatives outcomes in Tuesday's elections posed by the re-election bids of incumbents, but it's up to voters now to decide.

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Officer asked to assist with beer run

Officer asked to assist with beer run

November 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

As a deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Highway 11W, a man "stumbled up" and pleaded for "a ride to the beer store."

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Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

November 3rd, 2014 7:48 pm by HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

CAIRO — Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are discussing the creation of a military pact to take on Islamic militants.

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