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KPD searching for debit card thief

KPD searching for debit card thief

February 12th, 2015 9:30 pm by Staff reports

Kingsport police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole a debit card from a parking lot and went on a mini-shopping spree, according to a press release.

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Dreaming of DreamMore: Dollywood's new on-property hotel set to open mid-summer

Dreaming of DreamMore: Dollywood's new on-property hotel set to open mid-summer

February 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

A media tour of the construction site earlier this week including the unveiling of artist's renderings of the resort's nearly 4,000 square foot outdoor swimming pool.

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Puerto Rico, North Carolina, Texas tickets win Powerball

Puerto Rico, North Carolina, Texas tickets win Powerball

February 12th, 2015 7:30 pm by Associated Press

Wednesday's jackpot was the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest U.S. lottery prize. The last time a Powerball jackpot climbed so high was May 2013, when a Florida ticket won a $590.5 million prize.

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Drug abuse in Iran rising despite executions, police raids

Drug abuse in Iran rising despite executions, police raids

February 12th, 2015 7:25 pm by Associated Press

Iran is breaking bad. Officials say methamphetamine production and abuse of hard drugs are skyrocketing in the country despite potentially lethal criminal penalties for users if they are caught.

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New highway signs trumpet Surgoinsville bicentennial

New highway signs trumpet Surgoinsville bicentennial

February 12th, 2015 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Beginning Thursday, everyone who passes through Surgoinsville will receive notice that the town is celebrating a special birthday this year.

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Heist at Kingsport armored service leads to Bristol man's arrest

Heist at Kingsport armored service leads to Bristol man's arrest

February 12th, 2015 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

An arrest had been made in the recent burglary of a Kingsport armored vehicle service, where suspects attempted to go through a wall before setting off an alarm, then fleeing with more than $10,000.

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DUI suspect asks cops to change tire

DUI suspect asks cops to change tire

February 12th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after 8:30 a.m., police located a vehicle in a ditch along Gravely Road, with the driver claiming "her tire blew off."

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Obama signs veterans suicide prevention bill

Obama signs veterans suicide prevention bill

February 12th, 2015 2:50 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

The legislation is named the Marine veteran Clay Hunt, who killed himself in 2011 in Texas after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Obama says the best way to honor Hunt is to help other veterans avoid that fate.

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Info sought on Bloomingdale burglary

Info sought on Bloomingdale burglary

February 12th, 2015 2:25 pm by Staff Report

Police are asking for the public's assistance in a felony burglary case, saying thousands of dollars worth of tools were swiped from a Sullivan County wrecker service.

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Man charged with rape, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

Man charged with rape, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

February 12th, 2015 1:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Blountville man who ignited a manhunt last year after allegedly raping, kidnapping and robbing an elderly woman was formally charged in a Thursday court appearance.

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