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Kingsport man cleared in stabbing death of brother

Kingsport man cleared in stabbing death of brother

October 7th, 2014 3:58 pm by Rain Smith

A man who fatally stabbed his brother three months ago in a Kingsport residence will face no criminal charges after a Sullivan County grand jury determined he acted in self-defense.

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US predicts lower heating bills this winter

US predicts lower heating bills this winter

October 7th, 2014 1:54 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Last year, persistently low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced people to crank up the heat. The high demand jacked up the price of some fuels, especially propane. Heating bills soared.

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Johnson City police still looking for stabbing suspect

Johnson City police still looking for stabbing suspect

October 7th, 2014 11:01 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The victim, identified in a police report as 42-year-old Michael Deason, woke up to find his Smith-Lyon standing over his bed in the dark.

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Peak colors just around the corner

Peak colors just around the corner

October 7th, 2014 8:35 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The reds, oranges, yellows, and even purples of fall are beginning to dot the green landscape, and it should not be long until the bright hues of fall are at their most vibrant.

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Nurse in Spain gets Ebola, raising global concern

Nurse in Spain gets Ebola, raising global concern

October 7th, 2014 8:08 am by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

In a case underscoring the perils of caring for Ebola patients, a nurse in Spain has come down with the disease — the first time someone has caught the disease outside West Africa during the current epidemic.

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Ramsey: Four amendments will spur large voter turnout

Ramsey: Four amendments will spur large voter turnout

October 7th, 2014 8:00 am by Hank Hayes

Amendment One would allow the Legislature to "enact, amend, or repeal" statutes regarding abortion, including but not limited to, circumstances of pregnancy resulting from rape or incest or when necessary to save the life of the mother.

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Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

October 6th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol man called police on his ex-girlfriend — reporting they'd not dated for three years — after she locked him out of his home, adding that she may have been motivated after he "found another lady."

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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

October 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Photos from an attempted catalytic converter theft at Kingsport residence have helped identify a suspect and a person of interest, with police now seeking information on their whereabouts.

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Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

October 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Matt Hansen, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

Addressing a small but vocal crowd of supporters in front of the Arlington County courthouse, Virginia AG Mark Herring praised the Supreme Court's move Monday to clear the way for same-sex marriage for the first time in a Southern state.

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