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Hawkins officers learn how to help each other through stressful times

Hawkins officers learn how to help each other through stressful times

January 7th, 2014 7:50 am by Jeff Bobo

Police officers know instinctively to watch each other’s back in times of danger, but a course being taught to Hawkins County deputies this week is teaching them how to watch each other’s back when the danger is over.

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Kingsport firefighters battle blaze on C Street

Kingsport firefighters battle blaze on C Street

January 6th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff Report

With the temperature at 9 degrees and falling fast, members of the Kingsport Fire Department battled a house fire Monday night on C Street.

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Woman recovering from accidental gunshot to stomach

Woman recovering from accidental gunshot to stomach

January 6th, 2014 5:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Reba Matthews reportedly found Vernie Regina Lucas laying on the bathroom floor with what appeared to be an abdominal gunshot wound.

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This is what happens when boiling water meets extreme cold

This is what happens when boiling water meets extreme cold

January 6th, 2014 4:32 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

An Ontario man woke up to -41 degree weather and decided to go out and shoot boiling water out of a water gun. The result was pretty cool.

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Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold

Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold

January 6th, 2014 4:03 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press; MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Gay couples in Utah were thrust into legal limbo Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to same-sex marriages in the state, turning jubilation to doubt just weeks after a judge's ruling sent people rushing to get married.

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Woman charged with indecent exposure at motel

Woman charged with indecent exposure at motel

January 6th, 2014 3:53 pm by Rain Smith

The woman was told by Kingsport police to stay inside her room, but walked out moments later wearing "only a bra."

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Fires at Kingsport truck stop under investigation

Fires at Kingsport truck stop under investigation

January 6th, 2014 3:34 pm by Staff Report

Authorities are investigating a blaze that destroyed two tractor trailers at a Kingsport truck stop.

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KPD: DUI suspect fights officers in middle of Stone Drive

KPD: DUI suspect fights officers in middle of Stone Drive

January 6th, 2014 1:38 pm by Rain Smith

An intoxicated driver fought with two officers in the middle of Stone Drive on Sunday morning, according to police, and rolled "into oncoming traffic" while attempting to escape.

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TVA preps for electric spike amid cold weather

TVA preps for electric spike amid cold weather

January 6th, 2014 12:46 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it is preparing for heavy electric demand because of the arctic weather blowing into the state.

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VDOT braces for below zero temps

VDOT braces for below zero temps

January 6th, 2014 11:13 am by Stephen Igo

Road conditions are a bit dicey in many areas of Southwest Virginia, particularly higher elevation areas such as Pound, Norton and Wise, but Virginia Department of Transportation road crews kept busy clearing road surfaces as much as possible.

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