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Police: Kingsport residents arrested with gravel, other drugs

Police: Kingsport residents arrested with gravel, other drugs

March 14th, 2014 6:47 am by NET News Service

They were reportedly found to be in possession of suspected Gravel Alpha PVP, which is a type of synthetic drug; five different types of schedule II narcotics; one type of schedule III narcotics; marijuana; and various drug paraphernalia.

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Family of girl who died after tonsil surgery attacks state report clearing hospital

Family of girl who died after tonsil surgery attacks state report clearing hospital

March 14th, 2014 6:36 am by By Matthias Gafni, Contra Costa Times (MCT)

The family of and their attorney lashed out at a California state report concluding that Children's Hospital Oakland complied with medical regulatory standards in its handling of the young girl's case.

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TDOT, city to study improvements  to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

TDOT, city to study improvements to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

March 13th, 2014 11:51 pm by Matthew Lane

Four deadly accidents have taken place basically in front of the Walmart Supercenter on Fort Henry Drive since September, with the latest happening on Saturday when a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car.

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Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops

Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops

March 13th, 2014 7:07 pm by Staff Report

The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, an independent commission said in a report released Thursday, saying there is no medical reason for the decades-old ban.

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Man allegedly faked drug test 15 times with water and yellow dye before getting caught

Man allegedly faked drug test 15 times with water and yellow dye before getting caught

March 13th, 2014 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rodney Wallen's 2013 drug possession conviction would have been expunged in May if he'd completed the terms of his probation.

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Missing jet creates legion of armchair sleuths

Missing jet creates legion of armchair sleuths

March 13th, 2014 4:02 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

The world is captivated by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and why it has created a legion of armchair sleuths, spouting theories in some cases so strange they belong in science-fiction films.

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Trade group: Americans spent $56 billion on pets

Trade group: Americans spent $56 billion on pets

March 13th, 2014 1:55 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

Millions of pets across America live like little humans these days — and as long as people treat them that way, pet spending should keep climbing after a record 2013.

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Man reports infected toenail as gunshot wound

Man reports infected toenail as gunshot wound

March 13th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

A man repeatedly dialed 911 to report being shot, even after a responding officer observed the "injuries" and told him to "sober up." He was eventually booked into jail, making unusual use of his one phone call.

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Update: Man stabbed 8 times after Gray apartment invasion

Update: Man stabbed 8 times after Gray apartment invasion

March 13th, 2014 11:57 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Sheriff Ed Graybeal said deputies learned that a door in the apartment complex was broke open and a fight followed, continuing into the parking lot.

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Winter takes another shot at the region

Winter takes another shot at the region

March 13th, 2014 10:53 am by Stephen Igo

WISE - The latest cold weather front featured blustery winds, plummeting temperatures and, by Wednesday evening, more snow over an area that's had plenty this winter season, particularly Wise and Dickenson counties.

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