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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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6 of 7 who killed Insure Tennessee are on state health plan

6 of 7 who killed Insure Tennessee are on state health plan

February 6th, 2015 7:06 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state-insured senators include Todd Gardenhire of Chattanooga and Rusty Crowe of Johnson City. During a committee debate, Sen. Gardenhire had declared that he uses private insurance.

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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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