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Protests erupt after decision in chokehold death

Protests erupt after decision in chokehold death

December 4th, 2014 8:28 am by TOM HAYS and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

NEW YORK —The cellphone video of the last moments of Eric Garner's life was watched millions of times on the Internet, clearly showing a white police officer holding the unarmed black man in a chokehold, even as he repeatedly gasped, "I can't breathe."

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State grant will help Kingsport spruce up six gateways to city

State grant will help Kingsport spruce up six gateways to city

December 4th, 2014 12:31 am by Matthew Lane

"Every day, the city and its partners focus on how we can make Kingsport more attractive to business, industry and residents," City Manager Jeff Fleming said in a release on Wednesday.

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Civil War road show stops in Rogersville

Civil War road show stops in Rogersville - VIDEO

December 4th, 2014 12:24 am by Jeff Bobo

Matt Clark and his son Josh call themselves dirt fishermen, and Wednesday afternoon they brought some of their Civil War era "catches" to a group of state archivists who were visiting Rogersville in search of artifacts.

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Big Elm Road fire  being investigated  as possible arson

Big Elm Road fire being investigated as possible arson

December 3rd, 2014 11:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Last Friday around 1:40 a.m., Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Keith Long was patrolling an unincorporated area of Hawkins County when he observed flames coming from the back of the house at 784 Big Elm Road.

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Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

December 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A smash and grab burglary at a Kingsport video game store was bungled early Wednesday morning, after a glass door was shattered to make entry, but only empty game cases were stolen.

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Roe: House GOP doesn't want government shutdown

Roe: House GOP doesn't want government shutdown

December 3rd, 2014 7:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Congress has until December 11 to avoid a government shutdown during a post-election lame duck session before Republicans assume control of both the House and Senate next year.

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Woman dies in Washington County wreck

Woman dies in Washington County wreck

December 3rd, 2014 7:16 pm by Staff report

Deputies determined the driver to be Barbara A. Reisinger, 68, 158 Oak Grove Rd., Johnson City. Reisinger was transported to the Johnson City Medical Center, where she died a short time later.

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Aide, 7-year-old girls killed in Tenn. bus crash

Aide, 7-year-old girls killed in Tenn. bus crash

December 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press; STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

An aspiring teacher with two children of her own and a little girl who loved to read were among those killed when two Tennessee school buses carrying children home for the day crashed on Tuesday.

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Poll: Tennesseans approve of Haslam, Legislature

Poll: Tennesseans approve of Haslam, Legislature

December 3rd, 2014 5:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennesseans approve of their elected officials but want them to work with members of the other party, even if it means compromising on some of their values and priorities, according to a new poll from Vanderbilt University.

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Dogs rescued as blaze guts Scott County animal shelter

Dogs rescued as blaze guts Scott County animal shelter

December 3rd, 2014 2:17 pm by Marci Gore

The 13 dogs that were being housed at the shelter have been relocated to two local vets' offices. But, if the shelter should take in any new dogs, there is nowhere to put them, as the building is a total loss.

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