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Photo gallery: Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

Photo gallery: Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

December 4th, 2013 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

Two apartments were exposed to flames, while smoke damage and the need to pull power to the building has affected the tenants of seven additional units.

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Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

December 4th, 2013 2:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police said a man who was allegedly caught red handed breaking into a pickup for sale on a Rogersville dealership lot early Friday morning claimed he’d won the truck in a lottery.

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Dish, WCYB in negotiations as Dec. 8 deadline looms

Dish, WCYB in negotiations as Dec. 8 deadline looms

December 4th, 2013 1:43 pm by Hank Hayes

DISH recently went through a similar negotiation with Media General, the owner of Johnson City CBS-affiliate WJHL, and the result was a six-week service disruption.

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'Downhill all the way' - Kingsport man hikes Appalachian Trail from north to south

'Downhill all the way' - Kingsport man hikes Appalachian Trail from north to south

December 4th, 2013 1:32 pm by Pat Kenney

Most A.T. through hikers begin their journey in Georgia in March or April and hike north to Maine. Because Kingsport’s Ryan Ankabrandt didn’t graduate from the University of Tennessee until May, his start was delayed and became problematic.

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Newtown 911 calls show calm response to shooting

Newtown 911 calls show calm response to shooting

December 4th, 2013 12:51 pm by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press; MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming.

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Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge

Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge

December 4th, 2013 12:45 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama turned his focus Wednesday to the pocketbook issues that Americans consistently rank as a top concern, arguing that the dream of upward economic mobility is breaking down

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Wise County Sheriff's Office investigates report of bullet fired into occupied dwelling

Wise County Sheriff's Office investigates report of bullet fired into occupied dwelling

December 4th, 2013 10:01 am by Stephen Igo

The homeowner said he was playing video games in a bedroom when a shot slammed through an exterior wall into the room.

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Local business leaders briefed on ‘Drive to 55’

Local business leaders briefed on ‘Drive to 55’

December 4th, 2013 9:26 am by Hank Hayes

The plan is to go from 32 percent of Tennesseans with college degrees to 55 percent.

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Root rot spoiling many N.C. Christmas trees

Root rot spoiling many N.C. Christmas trees

December 4th, 2013 8:38 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A widespread fungus-like disease that causes a slow, or sometimes rapid death, is wiping out fields of Christmas trees, mostly in Fraser firs, in farms in the western North Carolina area.

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Mass. boy to be arraigned in killing of teacher

Mass. boy to be arraigned in killing of teacher

December 4th, 2013 8:32 am by Associated Press

A 14-year-old Massachusetts boy is set to be arraigned on murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges in the killing of his high school math teacher.

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