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Vaccine skeptics find unexpected allies in conservative GOP

Vaccine skeptics find unexpected allies in conservative GOP

February 6th, 2015 6:44 am by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Though the stereotype of a vaccine skeptic is a coastal, back-to-the-land type, it's generally been Democratic-controlled states that have tightened vaccination laws.

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UT partners with Kingsport schools  to offer advanced degrees for teachers

UT partners with Kingsport schools to offer advanced degrees for teachers

February 5th, 2015 11:57 pm by Rick Wagner

The two-year program will offer advanced educational degrees to teachers from Kingsport City Schools and possibly other local school systems.

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DUI suspect allegedly runs man over in Kingsport driveway

DUI suspect allegedly runs man over in Kingsport driveway

February 5th, 2015 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Johnson City man has been arrested for an incident that occurred more than two years ago at a Kingsport residence, where he allegedly ran over a drinking buddy while under the influence of synthetic drugs.

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Phone harassment targets police chief, sheriff

Phone harassment targets police chief, sheriff

February 5th, 2015 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

Despite repeated warnings to cease her actions, including a police officer's visit to her home the previous night, the woman sent more texts at 2 a.m.

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Gas line break closes section of Wilcox Drive

Gas line break closes section of Wilcox Drive

February 5th, 2015 3:04 pm by Staff Report

A high-traffic area of Kingsport that was already expecting delays was totally closed at 2:45 Thursday afternoon.

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Mom who exposed fetus to drugs charged under new, softer law

Mom who exposed fetus to drugs charged under new, softer law

February 5th, 2015 12:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A woman who allegedly admitted to taking subutex and hydrocodone prior to the birth of her son was arrested Wednesday on one count of assault on a fetus. The charge was previously a felony, but is now misdemeanor assault.

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Police: Hawkins man steals $32K in equipment from Food City site

Police: Hawkins man steals $32K in equipment from Food City site

February 5th, 2015 11:59 am by NET News Service

A Rogersville man was arrested Wednesday following an accusation that he stole construction equipment worth about $32,000 from the Food City construction site on North State of Franklin Road.

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VIDEO: KPD seeks 'persons of interest' in stolen car case

VIDEO: KPD seeks 'persons of interest' in stolen car case

February 5th, 2015 9:37 am by Rain Smith

The New Year's Day theft of a vehicle - which had the keys left in the ignition - from the backyard of a Kingsport residence has police searching for two men.

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Haslam unsure of next steps after defeat of Insure Tennessee

Haslam unsure of next steps after defeat of Insure Tennessee

February 5th, 2015 7:45 am by Associated Press

While the governor had the strong support of hospital and doctors associations and the state Chamber of Commerce, many Republicans remained unwilling to cast their votes in favor of a program funded through President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details

Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details

February 5th, 2015 7:12 am by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The nation's second-largest health insurer said it was contacting customers affected by the "very sophisticated" cyberattack and was working to figure out how many people were affected.

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