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D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

January 29th, 2015 6:40 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School of Kingsport bested Sullivan South High School of Colonial Heights in Wednesday's Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl, with teams from Science Hill High of Johnson City finishing third and fourth.

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Fans snap up caps designed and worn by Seahawks' Lynch

Fans snap up caps designed and worn by Seahawks' Lynch

January 29th, 2015 3:36 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

The two baseball caps Lynch wore this week while answering reporters' questions with single scripted lines have sold out on Lynch's website.

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Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

January 29th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on the man pictured, saying that he recently swiped a purse out of a woman's vehicle while she was briefly in a store with her grandchildren.

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Stalled truck sparks serious Sullivan County crash

Stalled truck sparks serious Sullivan County crash

January 29th, 2015 1:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City man was airlifted to a hospital after attempting to push his disabled vehicle off the Weaver Pike on Wednesday night, igniting a crash with a passing motorist.

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Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville

Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville - VIDEO

January 29th, 2015 11:03 am by Jeff Bobo

It appeared that the driver lost control of his pickup and slid sideways into the rear of a flatbed tractor trailer that was parked on the right shoulder of the highway.

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UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

UPDATE: No explosives found at Sullivan North

January 29th, 2015 9:58 am by Rain Smith

Though a suspicious package found in Sullivan North High School did not contain explosives, police are still investigating both its origin and the source of a written bomb threat located earlier in the morning.

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Group to examine Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

Group to examine Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

January 29th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's current sentencing structure has been in place for more than 20 years, and the state's recidivism rate is averaging around 44 to 45 percent. That's the number of people returning to prison within three years of being released.

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Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

January 29th, 2015 8:04 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and signed by Obama into law.

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Family offers reward for info on missing woman, boyfriend

Family offers reward for info on missing woman, boyfriend

January 28th, 2015 10:37 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

It has now been three weeks since the Kingsport family of Amber Terrell has heard from her. As the time gets longer and the family's worry grows, members have decided to try to aid the authorities in their search for information.

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Revised projections say Insure Tennessee would cover 280K

Revised projections say Insure Tennessee would cover 280K

January 28th, 2015 10:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Projections for enrollment in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to cover low-income Tennesseans have been revised to more than 280,000 people in the first year, up from original estimates of 200,000 or less.

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