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Virginia lawmaker wins election from jail

Virginia lawmaker wins election from jail

January 14th, 2015 5:45 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Apparently plenty of voters were OK with his conviction in a scandal involving his 17-year-old secretary, whose nude photo was found on his cellphone and allegedly shared with a friend.

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JC man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

JC man accused of selling daughters to sex ring found incompetent for trial

January 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Connie McCall agreed to plead guilty to production of child pornography by a parent in February 2014 and to testify against her husband at his trial.

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Police fear missing Kingsport couple are endangered

Police fear missing Kingsport couple are endangered

January 13th, 2015 2:57 pm by Rain Smith

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a couple whose last known whereabouts date back nearly a week, though their vehicle was later located abandoned in Carter County.

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Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

January 13th, 2015 2:43 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders paid lip service to the notion of bipartisanship in their first meeting of the year, but neither side gave ground on GOP priorities that have been met with veto threats from the White House.

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Tennessee lawmakers convene 109th General Assembly

Tennessee lawmakers convene 109th General Assembly

January 13th, 2015 2:22 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Rep. Beth Harwell of Nashville and Sen. Ron Ramsey of Blountville were re-elected as speakers of the House and Senate, while about 60 abortion rights protesters outside shouted into a bullhorn, banged drums and chanted.

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Burglars strike Kingsport armored service

Burglars strike Kingsport armored service

January 13th, 2015 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

Burglars reportedly broke windows to enter a Kingsport armored vehicle service early Tuesday morning, making away as alarms sounded with a large amount of cash.

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Shoplifter snags 70 items en route to felony

Shoplifter snags 70 items en route to felony

January 13th, 2015 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

Walmart security personnel called police to the store on Fort Henry Drive, where a woman had loaded a buggy with $1,100 worth of DVDs, cough syrup, red bull, duct tape and men's thermal underwear.

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U.S. job openings jump to 14-year high in a sign of strong hiring

U.S. job openings jump to 14-year high in a sign of strong hiring

January 13th, 2015 12:41 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

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Prospect of Chinese cars in U.S. still remain years away

Prospect of Chinese cars in U.S. still remain years away

January 13th, 2015 11:52 am by DAVID RUNK, Associated Press

Chinese manufacturers have announced plans over the past decade to export to the U.S. only to postpone them when faced with passing U.S. safety and emissions tests and building a dealer network.

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Getting ahead of the curve: VDOT hearing on Wadlow Gap improvements set for today

Getting ahead of the curve: VDOT hearing on Wadlow Gap improvements set for today

January 13th, 2015 10:43 am by Marci Gore

Route 224 carries traffic from the Scott County area of Virginia to the Sullivan County/Kingsport area of Tennessee. VDOT estimates more than 8,000 vehicles per day use this route.

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