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Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

November 6th, 2013 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

Over the past four months, three officers on different shifts have been equipped with camera glasses. The sunglasses can record two hours of high-definition video and audio, while also being able to snap still photos.

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Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

November 6th, 2013 11:08 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly vandalized a Kingsport home on Monday and fought with responding officers was suspected of being on bath salts, according to an incident report, and had to be secured in a restraint chair prior to his death in jail.

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KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

November 6th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

In an increasingly dangerous world where terrorists are now aiming at targets such as shopping malls, schools and hospitals, an imperative of government should be a call for citizens to be trained in the use of firearms and to arm themselves.

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Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

November 6th, 2013 8:23 am by Associated Press

Voters faced ballot measures Tuesday ranging from whether to approve seven casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's Astrodome. Colorado voters approved a 25 percent tax on newly legal recreational marijuana to fund school construction.

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McAuliffe elected governor of Va. over Cuccinelli in tight race

McAuliffe elected governor of Va. over Cuccinelli in tight race

November 5th, 2013 10:25 pm by Associated Press

TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe wrested the governor’s office from Republicans on Tuesday, capping an acrimonious campaign that was driven by a crush of negative advertising and non-stop accusations of dodgy dealings.

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Thieves steal 160 sheep near UK town of Wool

Thieves steal 160 sheep near UK town of Wool

November 5th, 2013 9:23 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Wool’s wool is missing. Police say the sheep were stolen between Saturday and Monday, and that the thieves would have needed a large vehicle to move the woolly haul.

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Zapruder film: Images as history, pre-smartphone

Zapruder film: Images as history, pre-smartphone

November 5th, 2013 7:12 pm by ALLEN G. BREED

If anything of consequence occurs in this era of smartphones and multi-G wireless networks, a horde of “citizen journalists” will doubtless be on hand to capture and broadcast the sights and sounds.

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Accused of plagiarism, Rand Paul slams "footnote police," "hacks and haters"

Accused of plagiarism, Rand Paul slams "footnote police," "hacks and haters"

November 5th, 2013 6:26 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — For days now, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has sought to dismiss criticism over similarities between his speeches and material on Wikipedia. Questioned last week about the matter, Paul initially downplayed the allegations.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Driver uninjured in lumber truck wreck in Scott County

PHOTO GALLERY: Driver uninjured in lumber truck wreck in Scott County

November 5th, 2013 5:40 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD -- A single-vehicle accident Sunday night involving a semi-truck left quite a mess for cleanup crews after several tons of lumber were spilled across a Scott County roadway.

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Inmate dies at Kingsport jail

Inmate dies at Kingsport jail

November 5th, 2013 5:21 pm by Rain Smith

A man arrested Monday by Kingsport police — accused of breaking items on a stranger's patio, then resisting responding officers — has since died while being held in the city jail.

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