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Bumpy ride ahead through pothole purgatory

Bumpy ride ahead through pothole purgatory

February 27th, 2014 6:22 pm by Associated Press

Hate potholes? Well, unless you and your elected officials are ready to cough up billions more for better roads and proper preventive maintenance, buckle up, cause it's going to be a bumpy ride.

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Hawkins man allegedly attacks girlfriend for not paying his probation fees

Hawkins man allegedly attacks girlfriend for not paying his probation fees

February 27th, 2014 3:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

An unemployed Hawkins County man is facing charges after allegedly beating his girlfriend with a snow shovel and putting a knife to her throat, among other things, because she apparently failed to pay his probation fees.

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Occupant of vehicle shoots at 11-W motorists

Occupant of vehicle shoots at 11-W motorists

February 27th, 2014 3:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two women were allegedly shot at while traveling Highway 11-W in Sullivan County on Tuesday night, telling police the gun was fired by an unknown occupant of another car.

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KPD: Drunk woman arrested after firing gun in street

KPD: Drunk woman arrested after firing gun in street

February 27th, 2014 1:21 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman faces felony charges after allegedly exiting her apartment while angry and intoxicated, then randomly firing a handgun along a city street.

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Kingsport neighbors' dispute over barking dogs ends in assault arrest

Kingsport neighbors' dispute over barking dogs ends in assault arrest

February 27th, 2014 11:46 am by Rain Smith

A Wednesday morning argument over barking dogs ended with one man transported to the hospital by ambulance - possibly with a broken jaw - and the arrest of his Kingsport neighbor on a charge of aggravated assault.

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Obama unveils $300 billion transportation infrastructure plan

Obama unveils $300 billion transportation infrastructure plan

February 27th, 2014 6:52 am by By Corey Mitchell, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

President Barack Obama has unveiled plans for a burst of spending on transportation and infrastructure projects, a proposal the White House says will save middle-class jobs and provide an overdue investment in the country's foundation.

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New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

February 27th, 2014 6:48 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Those "Nutrition Facts" labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.

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Arizona governor vetoes bill protecting those who refuse service to gays

Arizona governor vetoes bill protecting those who refuse service to gays

February 26th, 2014 8:36 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties.

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Chewed up slippers? Your dog isn't really ashamed

Chewed up slippers? Your dog isn't really ashamed

February 26th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

Behaviorists insist dogs lack shame. The guilty look - head cowered, ears back, eyes droopy - is a reaction to the tantrum you are throwing now over the damage they did hours earlier.

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Israel takes risk with airstrike on Hezbollah

Israel takes risk with airstrike on Hezbollah

February 26th, 2014 6:15 pm by Associated Press

Israel has opened a new front in its attempts to halt weapons smuggling to Hezbollah, striking one of the group's positions inside Lebanon for the first time since the sides fought a war eight years ago.

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