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Kingsport road rage leads to hit-and-run arrest

Kingsport road rage leads to hit-and-run arrest

September 3rd, 2013 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

On Lynn Garden Drive an officer spotted the suspect's car, which had heavy front-end damage, and conducted a stop. The driver blurted out, "I'm intoxicated" then told police to cite "the other guy ... he cut me off."

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Kingsport man killed in Lee County crash

Kingsport man killed in Lee County crash

September 3rd, 2013 12:42 pm by Wes Bunch

A Kingsport man was killed following a single-vehicle wreck Monday on U.S. Route 23 in Lee County, according to Virginia State Police.

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2 charged with robbing Johnson City convenience market

2 charged with robbing Johnson City convenience market

September 3rd, 2013 9:02 am by NET News Service

Two Austin Springs Road residents were arrested Sunday on accusations they tried robbing a South Brodway Street convenience market.

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Cabinet officials to talk to Congress about Syria

Cabinet officials to talk to Congress about Syria

September 3rd, 2013 8:57 am by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Congress is holding its first public hearing about U.S. plans for military intervention in Syria as President Barack Obama seeks to convince skeptical Americans and their lawmakers about the need to respond to last month's alleged sarin gas attack.

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People Loving People auction, dinner raises funds for free Thanksgiving feast

People Loving People auction, dinner raises funds for free Thanksgiving feast

September 2nd, 2013 8:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Organizers say an auction and charity dinner held last week to benefit Rogersville’s annual free Thanksgiving dinner was a huge success.

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Some flu vaccines promise a little more protection

Some flu vaccines promise a little more protection

September 2nd, 2013 6:59 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

WASHINGTON — Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection.

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Assad warns of regional war if West strikes Syria

Assad warns of regional war if West strikes Syria

September 2nd, 2013 5:06 pm by SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press

PARIS — Syria’s president warned Monday that the Middle East is a “powder keg” and potential Western military strikes against his country risk triggering a regional war.

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Shooting of New York toddler investigated; police say father likely target

Shooting of New York toddler investigated; police say father likely target

September 2nd, 2013 4:47 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Police investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk on a city street believe his father was the intended target, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Monday.

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Nyad becomes first person to swim to Florida from Cuba without shark cage

Nyad becomes first person to swim to Florida from Cuba without shark cage

September 2nd, 2013 2:00 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the Key West shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.

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Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

September 2nd, 2013 11:41 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School Band Boosters have kicked off a major fundraising project which will continue throughout the football season home games, according to fundraising chairman Kim Cassidy.

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