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California firefighters save horse stuck in  bathtub

California firefighters save horse stuck in bathtub

February 6th, 2015 11:21 pm by Associated Press

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Capt. Michelle Eidam says the horse was dancing around in her stall to protect the bathtub used as her food trough when she suddenly fell in Wednesday.

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A little love goes a long way: Pet therapy benefits patients at Holston Valley

February 6th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Walking down the hall, the dogs attract people like honey attracts flies. But the people the dogs are there to see are usually dressed in gowns and lying in beds with guard rails. To the patients, it's a complete surprise.

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Virginia senator joins sponsors of a 10-round maximum limit

Virginia senator joins sponsors of a 10-round maximum limit

February 6th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Sen. Tim Kaine refers to the legislation as a "common sense bill" that would ban the importation, sale, manufacture, transfer or possession of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammo "and are designed for shooting en masse."

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Kingsport's Leeper to play in NBA celebrity game during All-Star weekend

Kingsport's Leeper to play in NBA celebrity game during All-Star weekend

February 6th, 2015 3:39 pm by Nick Shepherd

Blake Leeper will be moving from the track to the hardwood of Madison Square Garden, hooping it up with other athletes, actors and celebrities.

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Update: Garbage truck fatally strikes pedestrian in Johnson City

Update: Garbage truck fatally strikes pedestrian in Johnson City

February 6th, 2015 1:48 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Police say the driver of the garbage truck will not be charged.

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KPD: Cosmetic kleptos busted in shoplifting spree

KPD: Cosmetic kleptos busted in shoplifting spree

February 6th, 2015 12:21 pm by Rain Smith

Two raids, three suspects, 206 separate pieces of makeup. It totals nearly $3,000 in stolen beauty products from a Kingsport pharmacy, according to police, and the trio's arrest on felony charges.

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#Worleyswarriors: Friends come together to raise funds for local man with rare kidney disease

#Worleyswarriors: Friends come together to raise funds for local man with rare kidney disease

February 6th, 2015 10:27 am by Nick Shepherd

Worley Head was diagnosed with sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma in November. He originally went to the doctor with back pain. A CT scan revealed a mass on his lung. It turned out to be kidney cancer.

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U.S. gains strong 257K jobs, pay jumps; jobless rate 5.7 pct.

U.S. gains strong 257K jobs, pay jumps; jobless rate 5.7 pct.

February 6th, 2015 9:14 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Average hourly wages soared 12 cents in January to $24.75, the biggest gain since September 2008.

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Mistake puts courthouse parking lot on Hawkins delinquent tax auction list

Mistake puts courthouse parking lot on Hawkins delinquent tax auction list

February 6th, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Contrary to a report that the Hawkins County Commission's Delinquent Tax Committee received Thursday, the county parking lot at the corner of Depot Street and Washington Street is not going to be auctioned to the public for unpaid taxes.

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What does it take to host the largest chamber dinner in the country? A small army

What does it take to host the largest chamber dinner in the country? A small army

February 6th, 2015 8:06 am by Nick Shepherd

Tonight, a flood of humanity will come through the doors at MeadowView Convention Center for the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce dinner. Preparations began in the summer, and an army is working behind the scenes to make sure it goes off flawlessly.

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