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Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

October 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Jennifer Lea Napier allegedly fought with police at her home, and again when — while in custody — when she attempted to walk out of the emergency room at the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital.

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ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

October 8th, 2014 9:49 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Less than 24 hours after being deemed too controversial for discretionary funding by an overwhelming majority of ETSU's student Senate, Sex Week organizers turned to crowdsourcing for the cash needed to hold the three-day sexual health event.

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Second Hawkins teacher this season named 'Titans Teacher of the Week'

Second Hawkins teacher this season named 'Titans Teacher of the Week'

October 8th, 2014 7:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County already has two Tennessee Titans Teacher of the Week award winners in 2014, which is more wins than the struggling 1-4 Titans have achieved at this point in the season.

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Stocks have their best day of 2014

Stocks have their best day of 2014

October 8th, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

The jump was the latest whipsaw day for the stock market. Only the day before, the Dow plunged 273 points on fears that the global economy was slowing. Wednesday's gains only made up for what investors lost on Tuesday.

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Man whose indoor pot farm went up in blazes sentenced to prison

Man whose indoor pot farm went up in blazes sentenced to prison

October 8th, 2014 4:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Upon their arrival firefighters observed what appeared to be an indoor marijuana growing operation in the burning residence, with several plants, lights and other equipment. Firefighters then contacted the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office.

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'Malicious' vandals continue Stone Drive offensive

'Malicious' vandals continue Stone Drive offensive

October 8th, 2014 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

Less than a week after announcing a reward for information in a string of Stone Drive vandalisms — which inflicted more than $7,000 worth of damage — Kingsport police say additional businesses have now had windows shattered on their property.

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Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

October 8th, 2014 1:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A man accused of leaving his 5-month-old baby alone inside a vehicle at a Food City parking lot for 22 minutes while he went in for breakfast has a trial date set for later this month.

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1st Ebola patient diagnosed in the US has died

1st Ebola patient diagnosed in the US has died

October 8th, 2014 1:03 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation's defenses against the disease and set off a scramble to track down anyone exposed to him.

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Scott County rockslide triggers crash, closes road

Scott County rockslide triggers crash, closes road

October 8th, 2014 10:13 am by Marci Gore

The rockslide occurred on Route 619 about three miles from the intersection of East Jackson Street and Reed Hollow Road, possibly as a result of the heavy rain the region has seen over the past few days.

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ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

October 8th, 2014 8:00 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

With the denial of the request by the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, organizers of the sex education event will be forced to find outside funding or to reapply in hopes of changing the college's legislative body's collective mind.

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