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Woman in bogus online romance used boyfriend's credit card for month-long pizza binge

Woman in bogus online romance used boyfriend's credit card for month-long pizza binge

October 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

A month long pizza binge landed a Hawkins County teen in jail after she allegedly bought pies in Church Hill on 18 separate occasions this past June using a debit card number stolen from the online boyfriend she was scamming.

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KFD turns attention to kitchen for Fire Prevention Week

KFD turns attention to kitchen for Fire Prevention Week - VIDEO

October 10th, 2013 11:08 am by Nick Shepherd

Fire Prevention Week has officially started, and the Kingsport Fire Department has chosen to focus on the cause of most home fires — cooking.

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Update: Sullivan South student killed in wreck on Lebanon Road

Update: Sullivan South student killed in wreck on Lebanon Road

October 10th, 2013 9:02 am by Rain Smith

Police say Blake Young, 16, was driving north on Lebanon Road shortly before 7 a.m. In the 1000 block his pickup exited the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.

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Ex-cop killed after firing at US courthouse in WVa

Ex-cop killed after firing at US courthouse in WVa

October 10th, 2013 7:08 am by JOHN RABY and KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

Investigators said they are trying to determine why a retired police officer fired up to two dozen shots at a federal courthouse in West Virginia on Wednesday before officers returned fire and killed him.

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Pentagon says charitable foundation will pay death benefits during shutdown

Pentagon says charitable foundation will pay death benefits during shutdown

October 9th, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The Fisher House Foundation will provide the families of the fallen with the benefits they so richly deserve,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement, adding that the Pentagon would reimburse the group after the shutdown.

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Egypt demonstrators mark killing of Christians

Egypt demonstrators mark killing of Christians

October 9th, 2013 5:20 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — The “Maspero Massacre,” named after the state TV building where armored vehicles rolled over bodies of Christian protesters on Oct. 9 2011, was one of the worst incidents of state-perpetrated violence during the military rule.

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Attack on Jerusalem graves unnerves Christians

Attack on Jerusalem graves unnerves Christians

October 9th, 2013 5:17 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Christian leaders in Israel are up in arms over what they say is a string of relentless attacks on church properties and religious sites — most recently the desecration of a historic Protestant cemetery.

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Kingsport woman's pregnancy claim prompts fraud arrest

Kingsport woman's pregnancy claim prompts fraud arrest

October 9th, 2013 2:37 pm by Rain Smith

An alleged false claim of pregnancy to obtain TennCare benefits, and in turn painkillers, has spurred the arrest of a Kingsport woman.

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Smoky Mountains shutdown sparks call for protest

Smoky Mountains shutdown sparks call for protest

October 9th, 2013 12:54 pm by Associated Press

Appalachian artist Jeremiah Spelas told the Associated Press that he is organizing a protest on Saturday at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance sign on Newfound Gap Road.

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Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

October 9th, 2013 12:48 pm by CARRIE ANTLFINGER, Associated Press; TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press

Stores will still offer plenty of suds. But the shutdown has closed an obscure agency that quietly approves new breweries, recipes and labels, which could create huge delays throughout the rapidly growing craft industry.

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