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THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

April 2nd, 2014 8:38 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Trooper Robert Wills reported the driver was in a 2008 Chrsyler headed south on Tenn. Highway 167 when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the Lakeview Drive intersection.

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Dog escapes Texas backyard, winds up in Ohio

Dog escapes Texas backyard, winds up in Ohio

April 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Associated Press

The 3-year-old Chihuahua-Dachshund mix named Corbin dug a hole under a fence in his backyard in Killeen, Texas, on March 25. He was found Saturday tied to a bench outside the animal shelter in Hamilton, about 30 miles north of Cincinnati.

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Update: Officials say 4 dead, 16 wounded at Fort Hood

Update: Officials say 4 dead, 16 wounded at Fort Hood

April 2nd, 2014 6:47 pm by Associated Press

The shooter, who served in Iraq, had been undergoing an assessment to determine whether he had post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley. There was no indication the attack was related to terrorism, Milley said.

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Hawkins commissioner Short remembered as a man of quiet conviction

Hawkins commissioner Short remembered as a man of quiet conviction

April 2nd, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Lynn Short didn't say much, but when he did his colleagues on the Hawkins County Commission paid attention.

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Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

April 2nd, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport child neglect suspect picked up another charge after calling a detective assigned to the case and allegedly leaving an expletive-laced message boasting about the sexual conquest of the female officer's "wife."

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More Americans see middle class status slipping

More Americans see middle class status slipping

April 2nd, 2014 2:21 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The difference between the income earned by the wealthiest 5 percent of Americans and by a median-income household has risen 24 percent in 30 years, according to the Census Bureau.

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Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor limits

Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor limits

April 2nd, 2014 2:20 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want

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Senators accuse GM of covering up defective switch

Senators accuse GM of covering up defective switch

April 2nd, 2014 2:15 pm by MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writers; TOM KRISHER, AP Business Writers

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths, and pressed CEO Mary Barra to commit to punishing anyone involved.

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Signs of spring: Kingsport Farmers Market opens 2014 season

Signs of spring: Kingsport Farmers Market opens 2014 season

April 2nd, 2014 1:08 pm by Nick Shepherd

A warm, sunny day greeted the patrons who made the trip to downtown Kingsport for opening day.

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Couponing 101:  Saving at the "dollar stores"

Couponing 101: Saving at the "dollar stores"

April 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

How far can you stretch a dollar? "Dollar stores" can put that to the test. Stack a good deal with store and manufacturer coupons and the deals get even sweeter!

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