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One year after founder's death, Hunger First wants to move from survival to growth

One year after founder's death, Hunger First wants to move from survival to growth

January 24th, 2015 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Last year the no-questions asked, free store in downtown Kingsport provided food to approximately 8,000 individuals.

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A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

January 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories generated by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 17 through Jan. 25

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McDonald's making changes after earnings fall

McDonald's making changes after earnings fall

January 24th, 2015 12:15 am by MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writer

After reporting falling earnings and sales for its fourth quarter on Friday, the world's largest hamburger chain says it is going to take action this year to woo back customers, including changes to its menu and multiple ways to order.

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Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

January 23rd, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday RPD Officer Chris Price responded to a complaint at a home intruder armed with a billy club and threatening to kill another male at a residence on Hasson Street.

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Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

January 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two Bristol residents have been charged in Wise County on drug and other charges following a traffic stop by a county deputy for expired license tags.

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Hawkins couple makes three payments to bogus sweepstakes

Hawkins couple makes three payments to bogus sweepstakes

January 23rd, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

When the bogus sweepstakes representative told them they needed to make a fourth payment, it finally dawned on this couple that these prizes might not be legitimate.

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Employees' false returns prompt Gate City arrests

Employees' false returns prompt Gate City arrests

January 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Staff reports

After viewing and confirming the allegations from the store's video surveillance system, authorities interviewed the suspects who admitted to taking the merchandise without paying for it.

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Slammer: Last second door slam into deputy sends Hawkins man to jail

Slammer: Last second door slam into deputy sends Hawkins man to jail

January 23rd, 2015 5:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was described as highly intoxicated and very belligerent almost avoided going to jail during an encounter with police Wednesday until he allegedly slammed a house door into an exiting deputy's back.

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'Body bed' stolen from funeral home

'Body bed' stolen from funeral home

January 23rd, 2015 2:53 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to East Lawn Funeral Home on Memorial Boulevard, where an employee arrived to find the passenger side window of a van had been shattered.

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$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

January 23rd, 2015 1:13 pm by Stephen Igo

The search at Road Side Service Center netted 4.4 pounds of synthetic cannabinoid, three vehicles, a pistol and $2,311 in cash.

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