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Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

December 16th, 2013 8:12 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A heated argument involving a gun allegedly sprang up between two Kingsport neighbors Sunday after one of the men admitted to shooting the other one’s dog, police said.

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New www.timesnews.net blog will focus on  vintage items, decorating

New www.timesnews.net blog will focus on vintage items, decorating

December 16th, 2013 7:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most people have a passion for something and oftentimes they want to share that passion with the world. Melissa Baskette has a passion for finding and collecting vintage items and then using those items for decorating.

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

December 16th, 2013 7:05 pm by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Mega Millions jackpot inched toward a U.S. lottery record Monday as it soared to $586 million amid a frenzy of ticket purchases.

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Relationship strained between Republican leaders, hard-right groups

Relationship strained between Republican leaders, hard-right groups

December 16th, 2013 6:56 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another.

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HCSO says two home burglaries and thefts totaling nearly $50,000 not related

HCSO says two home burglaries and thefts totaling nearly $50,000 not related

December 16th, 2013 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating separate burglary complaints reported last week which total nearly $50,000 in lost property.

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Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

December 16th, 2013 3:43 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said the Dec. 1 burglary of the Blue Springs Gun Shop was committed by two teenagers.

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NSA phone record collection ruled unconstitutional

NSA phone record collection ruled unconstitutional

December 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

A federal judge ruled Monday that the NSA's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches, but put his decision on hold pending a near-certain government appeal.

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Man shoots neighbor while firing at raccoon

Man shoots neighbor while firing at raccoon

December 16th, 2013 2:37 pm by Rain Smith

When the victim confronted the man "with a few choice words" he replied, "What can I say, I was just shooting a coon."

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Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

December 16th, 2013 1:10 pm by JOHN COYNE, Associated Press

The girl was last seen Saturday night playing outdoors at the park. Her body was found about five hours after she was reported missing, dumped in a trash bin.

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Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

December 16th, 2013 12:34 pm by Wes Bunch

A clerk on duty at the time of the alleged robbery told authorities that a white male wearing a hooded sweatshirt entered the store brandishing what she described as a "long knife."

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