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Update: Kingsport home blaze attributed to cooking fire

February 19th, 2014 11:57 am by Rain Smith

Authorities on Wednesday were probing the gutted remains of a Kingsport residence, where reports of explosions and the possibility of dynamite forced evacuations of neighboring homes during an overnight blaze.

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Couponing 101:  Walmart

Couponing 101: Walmart

February 19th, 2014 9:57 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

This week will mark the end of the series on couponing and saving at big box stores. The Big Box stores in our area include Kmart, Walmart, and Target.

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Shipley, Van Huss measures deferred

Shipley, Van Huss measures deferred

February 19th, 2014 9:27 am by Hank Hayes

Two Tennessee legislative measures intended to dial back government intervention in energy and manufacturing were deferred Tuesday. Both were filed by two Northeast Tennessee Republican lawmakers

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Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

Police can't verify Pa. wife's killing claims

February 19th, 2014 7:06 am by PETER JACKSON, Associated Press

Police have yet to substantiate a 19-year-old woman's claim that she killed more than 20 people in four states before the Pennsylvania murder she is now charged with committing.

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Reports of Explosives Hamper Kingsport Firefighters

February 19th, 2014 2:44 am by Ned Jilton

The first units on the scene reported smoke and flames coming from the back of the house.

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Elderly nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for Oak Ridge nuke protest

Elderly nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for Oak Ridge nuke protest

February 18th, 2014 11:57 pm by Associated Press

Although officials said there was never any danger of the protesters reaching materials that could be detonated or made into a dirty bomb, the break-in raised questions about safekeeping at the Y-12 National Security Complex.

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U.S. Border Patrol agent kills man near San Diego

U.S. Border Patrol agent kills man near San Diego

February 18th, 2014 10:41 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a man Tuesday after the agent was struck in the head with a rock, authorities said, fueling debate over whether the agency overreacts to rock assaults by suspected smugglers and migrants.

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Kids with seizures use pot as treatment

Kids with seizures use pot as treatment

February 18th, 2014 6:17 pm by Associated Press

The doctors were out of ideas to help 5-year-old Charlotte Figi. Suffering from a rare genetic disorder, she had as many as 300 grand mal seizures a week, used a wheelchair, went into repeated cardiac arrest and could barely speak.

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Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobs

Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobs

February 18th, 2014 6:08 pm by Associated Press

The Congressional Budget Office said gradually raising the minimum from $7.25 hourly to $10.10 would lift 900,000 people above the federal poverty level by 2016. But the analysis also noted a downside.

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Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

February 18th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Report

For the second time in eight days, a Dobyns-Bennett student has been struck by a vehicle while crossing East Center Street after school.

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