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Fires at Kingsport truck stop under investigation

Fires at Kingsport truck stop under investigation

January 6th, 2014 3:34 pm by Staff Report

Authorities are investigating a blaze that destroyed two tractor trailers at a Kingsport truck stop.

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KPD: DUI suspect fights officers in middle of Stone Drive

KPD: DUI suspect fights officers in middle of Stone Drive

January 6th, 2014 1:38 pm by Rain Smith

An intoxicated driver fought with two officers in the middle of Stone Drive on Sunday morning, according to police, and rolled "into oncoming traffic" while attempting to escape.

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TVA preps for electric spike amid cold weather

TVA preps for electric spike amid cold weather

January 6th, 2014 12:46 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it is preparing for heavy electric demand because of the arctic weather blowing into the state.

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VDOT braces for below zero temps

VDOT braces for below zero temps

January 6th, 2014 11:13 am by Stephen Igo

Road conditions are a bit dicey in many areas of Southwest Virginia, particularly higher elevation areas such as Pound, Norton and Wise, but Virginia Department of Transportation road crews kept busy clearing road surfaces as much as possible.

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South Korea develops world's first cancer-treating nanorobot

South Korea develops world's first cancer-treating nanorobot

January 6th, 2014 10:35 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

South Korean scientists say they have developed the world's first nanorobot that can selectively target and help treat cancer.

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Woman attacked by pit bull inside Carter County apartment

Woman attacked by pit bull inside Carter County apartment

January 6th, 2014 9:30 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A woman suffered “life-threatening” injuries from an attack by a 1-1/2 year old pit bull dog early Sunday morning, Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said.

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Arctic air blasts into region

Arctic air blasts into region

January 6th, 2014 9:15 am by Associated Press

The National Weather Service in Morristown expects temperatures to fall across East Tennessee on Monday to around 7 degrees by 5pm. Wind chill values are forecast at between -3 and -13.

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Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

January 6th, 2014 9:06 am by Associated Press

Winter weather caused the cancellation and delay of flights both to and from Nashville and Memphis on Sunday. The Metro Nashville government said it was partnering with local organizations to make sure shelters were available.

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Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

January 5th, 2014 8:07 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Oskar Zepeda has had pretty much one mission in his life: kill or capture. After serving nine tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, he now has a new target — child predators.

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Northeast Tennessee lawmakers split on annexation issues

Northeast Tennessee lawmakers split on annexation issues

January 5th, 2014 6:45 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Opinions vary among Northeast Tennessee lawmakers on the future of legislation to require all municipal annexations in the state to be voted on by residents in the area to be annexed.

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