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Tenn. woman whose children died in hot car pleads guilty

Tenn. woman whose children died in hot car pleads guilty

June 19th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

She was charged with felony murder and aggravated child neglect after the deaths of 3-year-old Daniel Marise and 2-year-old Savannah Marise in her car outside the family's home.

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Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

June 19th, 2014 8:18 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Drivers are being deprived of the usual price break between Memorial Day and July Fourth. The national average price of $3.68 per gallon is the highest price for this time of year since 2008, the year gasoline hit its all-time high.

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Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

June 19th, 2014 8:14 am by Marci Gore

Payne Marshall spent six months in France during 1945, working as a radar technician for the radar units used during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

June 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker pitched his legislation Wednesday to fix up the nation's highway infrastructure by raising federal fuel taxes by six cents twice in the next two years and paying for the hike with provisions in the so-called "tax extenders" bill.

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Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

June 18th, 2014 7:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

"We are pleased that Mr. Wines has accepted the position at Volunteer and know that his focus on academic success and school improvement will benefit the students, staff and community." director of schools Steve Starnes

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Hawkins commission may address lengthy EMS response times with regulations

Hawkins commission may address lengthy EMS response times with regulations

June 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ambulance response times in certain areas of Hawkins County, including Bulls Gap and Phipps Bend have been reported in excess of 20 and 30 minutes.

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Deadly brawl is latest test of self-defense laws

Deadly brawl is latest test of self-defense laws

June 18th, 2014 5:00 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

A Colorado prosecutor said he's frustrated that the state's "Make My Day" law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.

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Elder abuse suspect arrives at court in dead grandmother's stolen car

Elder abuse suspect arrives at court in dead grandmother's stolen car

June 18th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman facing charges of elder abuse against her grandmother — who was hospitalized and later died — has been arrested again after reportedly arriving to court in the victim's stolen car.

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34th Fun Fest set to usher in new events

June 18th, 2014 2:10 pm by LURAH LOWERY, llowery@timesnews.net

Six new events were announced as well as changes to the festival this year. The new Fun Fest mobile app will be available in app stores at the end of this week and will include information about tickets, events, concerts and activities.

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Two males sought by KPD after allegedly shooting at moving vehicle

Two males sought by KPD after allegedly shooting at moving vehicle

June 18th, 2014 11:58 am by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport Police are seeking two male suspects for allegedly shooting the windshield of a moving vehicle, according to a press release.

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