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Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations exclude GPS requirement

Proposed Hawkins ambulance regulations exclude GPS requirement

December 5th, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"There's got to be (GPS) guidelines, or all you're going to do is get ambulance chasers out there,"said Church Hill EMS Board President Fred Arnold.

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Spill creates slippery Sullivan County roads

Spill creates slippery Sullivan County roads

December 5th, 2014 2:19 pm by Staff Report

Sullivan County Highway Department officials are asking the public to use caution when driving on four county roads following an oil spill Friday.

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Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

Pills, coke, and pistol seized from car in Taco Bell parking lot

December 5th, 2014 12:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport couple were arrested early Thursday morning in the Allandale Taco Bell parking lot after police allegedly seized a large number of pills, a handgun, and an unspecified amount of cocaine.

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Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

Hawkins BOE still studying student drug testing policy

December 5th, 2014 10:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Last month school board chairman Chris Christian presented the board with sample policies from other school systems that conduct random drug testing on students who participate in athletics and other extracurricular activities.

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NASA launches Orion on second try

NASA launches Orion on second try

December 5th, 2014 8:55 am by By Scott Powers and Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Atop the most powerful rocket available, NASA's next generation space capsule Orion blasted off at 7:05 this morning against the backdrop of a rising sun at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Police cases stir national protests, debate

Police cases stir national protests, debate

December 5th, 2014 8:50 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

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US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

December 5th, 2014 8:45 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

But the large job gains are not yet lifting most Americans' paychecks.

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Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

December 5th, 2014 12:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Ordering a prostitute online is as easy as ordering pizza. And chances are law enforcement will not bother you for either one.

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'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

December 4th, 2014 6:06 pm by Rain Smith

Civil proceedings and a subsequent three-year criminal investigation have resulted in a man being charged with stealing nearly $300,000 from his deceased aunt's Sullivan County estate.

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Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

December 4th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man and his step son are both facing felony aggravated assault charges following an altercation Friday night involving a shotgun and a whiskey bottle.

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