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Rogersville man charged with assault for allegedly punching off-duty deputy

Rogersville man charged with assault for allegedly punching off-duty deputy

October 28th, 2013 9:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville man was charged with simple assault Saturday evening after allegedly punching an off-duty Hawkins County deputy in the presence of a Rogersville police officer.

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Thanks to 3-D simulator, Northeast State students learn about dangers of distracted and drunken driving

Thanks to 3-D simulator, Northeast State students learn about dangers of distracted and drunken driving

October 28th, 2013 8:33 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Drinking while driving is bad, but texting while driving is probably worse. That was one of the messages of UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour 2013 that came to Northeast State Community College on Monday.

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Two-vehicle wreck in Mount Carmel injures four

Two-vehicle wreck in Mount Carmel injures four

October 28th, 2013 8:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Four people suffered non life-threatening injuries Monday afternoon in Mount Carmel in a two-vehicle accident that kept the westbound lane of Highway 11-W shut down for an hour.

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Barn fire  kills 150 chickens in Hawkins County

Barn fire kills 150 chickens in Hawkins County

October 28th, 2013 8:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Heating lamps are being blamed for a barn fire early Friday that caused an estimated $35,000 in damage, including killing 150 chickens.

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Some troops turn to liposuction to pass fat test

Some troops turn to liposuction to pass fat test

October 28th, 2013 7:27 pm by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press Writer

SAN DIEGO — Some military personnel are turning to liposuction in a desperate attempt to pass the Pentagon’s body fat test, which relies on measurements of the neck and waist and can determine their future prospects in the military.

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Doctors to parents: Limit kids’ texts, tweets, online activity

Doctors to parents: Limit kids’ texts, tweets, online activity

October 28th, 2013 7:12 pm by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

CHICAGO — Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids’ tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat.

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Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

October 28th, 2013 3:50 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 7 p.m. police were called to a Kingsport street, where someone had found an unaccompanied toddler wearing only a diaper, "playing in the roadway."

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Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

October 28th, 2013 3:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The suspect, a Wise County science teacher, is still in the classroom following last week's indictment, charging her with misappropriating a little more than $10,000.

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Europe mulls sanctions against US over spying

Europe mulls sanctions against US over spying

October 28th, 2013 3:29 pm by CIARAN GILES and FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

The United States could lose access to an important law enforcement tool used to track terrorist money flows, as Europe weighs a response to allegations that the Americans spied on their closest European allies.

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Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

October 28th, 2013 2:18 pm by NET News Service

Police confirmed this afternoon that a couple died from gunshot wounds Sunday in their Garden Road residence, saying a gun was found in the house and neighbors had heard gunshots early that morning.

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