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Woman killed in single vehicle wreck after driver loses control while coughing

Woman killed in single vehicle wreck after driver loses control while coughing

February 14th, 2014 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The passenger in a pickup was killed in a single vehicle accident Thursday evening near Rogersville after the driver reportedly suffered a coughing fit and lost control.

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Cell phone records connect suspects in arson, insurance fraud scheme

Cell phone records connect suspects in arson, insurance fraud scheme

February 14th, 2014 1:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Surgoinsville men have been charged with arson and insurance fraud in connection with a 2012 scheme to get rid of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe which later resulted in a $28,054 insurance settlement

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Kingsport mayor proclaims this weekend 'Sweetheart Weekend'

Kingsport mayor proclaims this weekend 'Sweetheart Weekend'

February 14th, 2014 12:40 pm by Hank Hayes

The proclamation was read by Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips as he was backed by his Tri-Cities colleagues in the floral section at the Food City on Eastman Road.

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Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

February 14th, 2014 12:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Southern Railroad engineer thought he'd struck a man late Thursday night in Surgoinsville who was flashing his middle finger at the approaching train and then tried to jump off the tracks at the last second.

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Tenn. bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples

Tenn. bill would allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples

February 14th, 2014 11:28 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Tennessee lawmakers are taking up a bill that would let cake makers, florists and other vendors refuse service to same-sex couples who wish to marry, even if the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage were struck down.

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Bays Mountain Park reopens; overnight rock slide cleared

Bays Mountain Park reopens; overnight rock slide cleared

February 14th, 2014 9:47 am by Matthew Lane

A rock slide about three-quarters of a mile from the Bays Mountain Park gatehouse made a majority of the access road impassible.

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Use of Fifth Amendment complicates bridge scandal probe

Use of Fifth Amendment complicates bridge scandal probe

February 14th, 2014 9:41 am by By Karen Sudol, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) (MCT)

As more subpoenas are issued by New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal, perhaps the most unforeseen aspect of the ongoing probe is the Fifth Amendment protection being invoked

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Another messy morning in winter-weary Northeast

Another messy morning in winter-weary Northeast

February 14th, 2014 9:38 am by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press; RON TODT, Associated Press

Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads on Friday after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast, leaving at least 21 people dead.

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Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

February 14th, 2014 12:16 am by Associated Press

The law empowers children with terminal ailments who are in great pain to ask to be put to death by their doctor if their parents agree and a psychiatrist or psychologist certifies they are conscious of what their choice signifies.

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Former pediatrician convicted of waterboarding child

Former pediatrician convicted of waterboarding child

February 14th, 2014 12:07 am by Associated Press

A pediatrician known for his research on paranormal science and near-death experiences with children was convicted Thursday of waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding her head under a faucet.

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