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Medicare chief steps down, took part in health care roll-out

Medicare chief steps down, took part in health care roll-out

January 16th, 2015 9:05 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner — who oversaw the rocky rollout of the president's health care law — says she's stepping down at the end of February.

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Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

January 16th, 2015 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

Austin Michael Stallard received the 121-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Tuesday. The case involved the synthetic drug a-PVP, commonly referred to as "gravel" on the street.

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Abingdon man dies in house fire

Abingdon man dies in house fire

January 15th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff report

Officials have identified the victim as Jimbo Wright, 51, who lived in the 22,000 block of Pickett Lane.

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Alibi witness shows up at Gergish murder trial

Alibi witness shows up at Gergish murder trial

January 15th, 2015 8:59 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Murder defendant Marcus Gergish's former wife testified that she and Gergish had been together during a trip to purchase drugs, ate at a Johnson City restaurant afterward and were at a motel when they learned of the shooting of Timothy Peregoy Sr.

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Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

January 15th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He was very remorseful about it. ... He was crying. He cried all the way to jail." -- MCPD Sgt. Ken Lunsford Sr.

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Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

January 15th, 2015 5:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect bought $35 worth of food and drinks from the Church Hill McDonald's with a debit card reported stolen out of Kingsport.

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Duke cancels plan for Muslim call to prayer from tower

Duke cancels plan for Muslim call to prayer from tower

January 15th, 2015 5:13 pm by Associated Press

The plan drew the ire of evangelist Franklin Graham, who urged Duke alumni to withhold support because of violence against Christians that he attributed to Muslims.

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Chicago man busted in Hawkins with heroin, pills, stolen Ford Explorer

Chicago man busted in Hawkins with heroin, pills, stolen Ford Explorer

January 15th, 2015 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police allegedly seized heroin, pills, cash, and a stolen 2014 Ford Explorer from a man who was found parked in a driveway where he didn't belong just off of Carters Valley Road early Thursday morning.

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'Being nuts': Police say mom  caused husband to wreck with four children

'Being nuts': Police say mom caused husband to wreck with four children

January 15th, 2015 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

"As far as we know, she wasn't mad about anything. She was just being nuts. She got over on his lap like she was going to sit in his lap and drive the car, and purposely ran it out of the road." -- CHPD Chief Mark Johnson

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Photo gallery: Remembering Dylan

Photo gallery: Remembering Dylan

January 15th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Students at Sullivan South High School remembered classmate Dylan Ferguson in a "lowering and folding" ceremony Wednesday.

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