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Best of the blotter: Curious calls to 911

Best of the blotter: Curious calls to 911

December 27th, 2013 11:15 am by Rain Smith

Local emergency dispatchers fielded a variety of strange calls over 2013, including claims of a stolen belly button, tiger running loose and dog dialing 911.

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Blountville man stabbed in fight with roommate

Blountville man stabbed in fight with roommate

December 27th, 2013 9:40 am by Rain Smith

A busted television set — and subsequent argument between roommates over who would clean up the broken glass — has allegedly led to a stabbing at a Blountville residence.

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Utility linemen brave cold, ice to restore power

Utility linemen brave cold, ice to restore power

December 27th, 2013 8:13 am by COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press

The storm has been blamed for 17 deaths in the U.S. and 10 in Canada. As of Friday morning, 138,000 customers remained without power.

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Tenn. pastor expected to plead guilty to sex charge

Tenn. pastor expected to plead guilty to sex charge

December 27th, 2013 8:09 am by Associated Press

A defense lawyer says a Memphis pastor is pleading guilty to sexual battery of a teenage girl and his church will shut down.

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2013 filled with 'cool' finds at Gray Fossil Site

2013 filled with 'cool' finds at Gray Fossil Site

December 26th, 2013 11:06 pm by JENNIFER SPROUSE, NET News Service

At the Gray Fossil Site, 2013 was a year filled with significant discoveries, including a new, larger red panda specimen, horse and camel fossils, and a nearly complete alligator skeleton.

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KPD releases name of man killed in I-26 crash

KPD releases name of man killed in I-26 crash

December 26th, 2013 10:30 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department on Thursday released the name of a Hawkins County man who died in a fatal collision on Interstate 26 two days before Christmas.

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Update: Slow recovery from weekend ice storm stretches on

Update: Slow recovery from weekend ice storm stretches on

December 26th, 2013 10:00 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

Utility officials said it could be days longer before power is restored to everyone after a weekend ice storm that turned out the lights from Michigan to Maine and into Canada.

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Health care law tactics split GOP Senate rivals

Health care law tactics split GOP Senate rivals

December 26th, 2013 7:50 pm by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

Republicans who want to regain control of the Senate will first have to do battle among themselves in 2014 primary elections, largely because of differences over how to proceed against the law they deride as “Obamacare.”

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Best of the blotter: Family Feuds

Best of the blotter: Family Feuds

December 26th, 2013 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

Through the end of the year we'll be reviewing some of the most unique, disturbing and bizarre blotter entries of 2013. Today's topic includes poisoned food, stolen sex toys and urination on a TV.

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Reversal on ACA cancellations gets mixed response

Reversal on ACA cancellations gets mixed response

December 26th, 2013 1:22 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

A month after President Barack Obama announced people could keep insurance policies slated for cancellation under the federal health overhaul, the reversal has gotten a mixed response from insurers, state regulators and consumers.

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