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Tenn. guardsman pleads not guilty in armory shooting

Tenn. guardsman pleads not guilty in armory shooting

November 13th, 2013 3:12 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the 42-year-old Patton opened fire inside the armory in Millington on Oct. 24 after he was told he would be relieved of duty and dismissed from active service for alleged misconduct.

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Police call blast at Oregon DA's office domestic terrorism

Police call blast at Oregon DA's office domestic terrorism

November 13th, 2013 3:09 pm by Associated Press

Police said the explosive device included a propane tank that was burning in front of the building after the explosion was reported about 4:30 a.m. Officials said the tank didn't fully detonate, but if it had, it could have brought the building down.

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Men allegedly kidnap, assault elderly uncle

Men allegedly kidnap, assault elderly uncle

November 13th, 2013 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport brothers are charged with kidnapping their 75-year-old uncle at gunpoint, hitting him in the head with a revolver and threatening to kill him.

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Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

November 13th, 2013 2:04 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Joe Davenport, maintenance supervisor, said Boiler No. 2 was fired up for the cold weather and that a carbon monoxide monitor a teacher had plugged into an electric outlet in a classroom above the boiler room went off.

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Tenn. grocers shoot for breakthrough in wine legislation

Tenn. grocers shoot for breakthrough in wine legislation

November 13th, 2013 1:22 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store Association and Food City President and CEO Steve Smith feel 2014 is the breakthrough year for legislation allowing localities to hold referendums leading to the sale of wine at the retail level.

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KPD: Father arrested after child nearly hit by vehicle

KPD: Father arrested after child nearly hit by vehicle

November 13th, 2013 10:16 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man has been arrested after his young children were allegedly found wandering their neighborhood unattended: one with no shirt, another nearly hit by a car, and all three telling neighbors they were hungry.

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Chattanooga domestic partner bill gets initial OK

Chattanooga domestic partner bill gets initial OK

November 13th, 2013 8:29 am by Associated Press

The measure would make Chattanooga the third city in Tennessee to expand benefits to same-sex couples, after Collegedale and Knoxville.

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Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

November 13th, 2013 8:24 am by CHET BROKAW and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

What the green-energy program has made profitable is far from green. A policy intended to reduce global warming is encouraging a farming practice that actually could worsen it.

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Looting, gunfire break out in typhoon-hit city

Looting, gunfire break out in typhoon-hit city

November 13th, 2013 8:19 am by JIM GOMEZ and KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

The incidents in or close to the storm-ravaged city hosting international relief efforts add to concerns about the slow pace of aid distribution and that parts of the disaster zone are descending into chaos.

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Clinton: Obama should honor health care pledge

Clinton: Obama should honor health care pledge

November 12th, 2013 10:54 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding pressure to fix the administration’s problem-plagued health care program, former President Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama should find a way to let people keep their health coverage, even if it means changing the law.

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