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Man makes music request from back of squad car

Man makes music request from back of squad car

August 15th, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

Following failed attempts to find the intoxicated man a place to stay — and police denying his plans to "go wherever his dog went" — the suspect was arrested. En route to jail, he criticized the radio.

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Homage to 'Cruising Broad' to rev up on Saturday

Homage to 'Cruising Broad' to rev up on Saturday

August 15th, 2014 12:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Come Saturday, street rods, classic cars, rat rods and other vehicles of all sorts will be the center of attention on Broad Street.

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Wrong-way I-26 crash nets woman 2nd DUI charge

Wrong-way I-26 crash nets woman 2nd DUI charge

August 15th, 2014 11:12 am by Rain Smith

A woman traveling east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 26 in Kingsport on Wednesday night — and in turn igniting a head-on collision with another vehicle — has been charged with multiple offenses including assault and DUI.

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Tennessee panel to examine sentencing, recidivism

Tennessee panel to examine sentencing, recidivism

August 15th, 2014 7:37 am by Associated Press

The current sentencing structure in Tennessee has been in place for more than 20 years. Officials say an examination will ensure that the structure is in line with the variety and severity of criminal behavior.

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Missouri Highway Patrol takes control in Ferguson

Missouri Highway Patrol takes control in Ferguson

August 14th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

The agency assumes law-enforcement authority after four days of clashes between local officers in riot gear and furious crowds protesting the death of an unarmed black teen shot by a police officer.

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SUV crashes into Blountville business

SUV crashes into Blountville business

August 14th, 2014 6:15 pm by Staff Report

Jarrett Richardson is used to traffic crashes outside of his home decor shop along Highway 394 in Blountville. So Thursday afternoon's incident didn't initially raise much excitement: He heard tires squeal, a bang, then prepared to dial 911.

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THP: DUI driver triggers head-on Kingsport crash

THP: DUI driver triggers head-on Kingsport crash

August 14th, 2014 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

A woman allegedly under the influence of prescription medications triggered a Wednesday afternoon traffic crash on Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport, striking another vehicle head-on and flipping it onto its roof.

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Former D-B orchestra, band directors now in hall of fame

Former D-B orchestra, band directors now in hall of fame

August 14th, 2014 2:29 pm by Rick Wagner

Former Dobyns- Bennett High School Orchestra Director Celia Bachelder and former D-B Band Director J.S. Tilson have a lot in common.

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Corker: VW union talks faced misunderstandings

Corker: VW union talks faced misunderstandings

August 14th, 2014 1:41 pm by Associated Press

Republican Sen. Bob Corker says Tennessee's discussions about the role of organized labor at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga were clouded by misunderstandings.

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Obama appeals for 'peace and calm' in Ferguson

Obama appeals for 'peace and calm' in Ferguson

August 14th, 2014 1:38 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama on Thursday appealed for "peace and calm" on the streets of a St. Louis suburb besieged by violent clashes between police and crowds protesting the shooting death of an unarmed teenager.

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