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Roe outlines GOP approach to immigration reform

Roe outlines GOP approach to immigration reform

August 24th, 2013 7:46 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — A series of Republican U.S. House legislative initiatives to execute immigration reform has a “50-50 chance” of passing Congress in September, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe predicted.

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Southwest Virginia  officer treated after being exposed to meth lab fumes

Southwest Virginia officer treated after being exposed to meth lab fumes

August 24th, 2013 7:03 pm by Wes Bunch

DUNGANNON — A Southwest Virginia law enforcement officer was forced to seek medical treatment this week after being exposed to fumes at a methamphetamine cook site that was discovered in a barn in Scott County.

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Eastman planning to move from coal to gas

Eastman planning to move from coal to gas

August 24th, 2013 5:48 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Just off Lincoln Street, five metal smokestacks stand tall and their boilers fill out a signature image of Eastman Chemical Co.’s Tennessee industrial complex.

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Tennessee’s self-defense law comes under fire

Tennessee’s self-defense law comes under fire

August 24th, 2013 4:59 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Days after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, lawmakers and civic leaders across the country called for a review of “stand your ground” self-defense laws.

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'Drifting' in Kingsport parking garage spurs security cameras

'Drifting' in Kingsport parking garage spurs security cameras

August 24th, 2013 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Additional security cameras will be installed throughout the city’s parking garage later this year, after complaints were made about young adults “drifting” with their vehicles on the top floor of the structure late at night.

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Churches changing bylaws after gay marriage ruling

Churches changing bylaws after gay marriage ruling

August 24th, 2013 12:13 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman.

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Tenn. lawmakers drafting hemp bill

Tenn. lawmakers drafting hemp bill

August 24th, 2013 12:11 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two state lawmakers in Tennessee are pointing to Kentucky's recent approval of hemp farming as they push for a similar measure.

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Obama on the road and outside the bubble

Obama on the road and outside the bubble

August 24th, 2013 12:08 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — It's the curse — or maybe the blessing — of living in a place that doesn't make or break presidential elections: The president and those running for the job just don't come around very often.

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Former Fort Campbell officer cleared of charge

Former Fort Campbell officer cleared of charge

August 24th, 2013 11:51 am by Associated Press

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former head of the sex harassment program at Fort Campbell has been cleared of charges stemming from a domestic dispute.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 24th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 16 through Aug. 23.

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