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KFD believes arson involved in two fires on same property

KFD believes arson involved in two fires on same property

March 5th, 2014 4:59 pm by Staff reports

The Kingsport Fire Department is investigating two arson cases that took place at the same address.

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TCRA worker injured in accident

TCRA worker injured in accident

March 5th, 2014 4:17 pm by Hank Hayes

A Tri-Cities Regional Airport maintenance worker was injured in an apparent accident and sent to Johnson City Medical Center Wednesday afternoon, according to an airport spokeswoman.

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Bristol, Va.-based Alpha Natural Resources fined $27.5 M in coal-tainted water deal

Bristol, Va.-based Alpha Natural Resources fined $27.5 M in coal-tainted water deal

March 5th, 2014 2:09 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

One of the nation's largest coal producers will pay a $27.5 million fine and is set to spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges into waterways across five Appalachian states. The proposed settlement is the largest ever of its kind.

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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in House

Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in House

March 5th, 2014 1:53 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee parked Haslam's proposal until its last meeting, while advancing Chairman Tony Shipley's bill that carries lesser restrictions on the amount of medicines that could be bought without a prescription.

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US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe

US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe

March 5th, 2014 1:27 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

March 5th, 2014 1:20 pm by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

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Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

March 5th, 2014 12:53 pm by Rain Smith

Two of the suspects were apprehended Tuesday night, while the other two - including the father of the victim's fiancee - remain at large.

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Couponing 101:  Walgreens

Couponing 101: Walgreens

March 5th, 2014 9:42 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Drug stores offer numerous ways to stack savings. Walgreens is one of the places that can save you the most money. It can also be one of the most confusing. There are a couple of "tricks" that can make your trip a lot easier.

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Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

March 5th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

The suspect used the money to pay her mortgage; buy food, jewelry, clothing and iTunes songs; and invest in a local gym.

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House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

March 4th, 2014 10:14 pm by Associated Press

Rep. Tony Shipley said there was "simply no stomach" on the panel for the governor's proposal that would limit the annual amount of medicines containing pseudoephedrine at the equivalent of a 2 -month supply of medicines like Sudafed.

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