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Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

December 2nd, 2013 9:33 am by Rain Smith

An officer observed a vehicle traveling with its bright lights activated, shining into the eyes of oncoming motorists. A stop found the driver’s license was suspended, while a passenger began yelling, “There was no reason to stop them.”

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Local expert weighs in on alleged 'top toys' for Christmas

Local expert weighs in on alleged 'top toys' for Christmas

December 2nd, 2013 9:22 am by Leigh Ann Laube

There’s not much on the national lists that interests Beverly Wiginton, director of the Child Study Center at East Tennessee State University. She encourages parents to look for toys that promote hands-on, active participation play.

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Gov't diagnosis: HealthCare.gov on the mend

Gov't diagnosis: HealthCare.gov on the mend

December 2nd, 2013 9:05 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Computer crashes should be giving way to insurance coverage — if the government's diagnosis of its health care website is correct.

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Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

December 2nd, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's rural hospitals are laying off workers and reducing services as they try to cope with the funding changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act and the political battles that surround expanding TennCare.

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NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

December 2nd, 2013 8:37 am by KILEY ARMSTRONG and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A member of the National Transportation Board says a second data recorder has been retrieved from the train involved in a fatal New York City derailment.

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American Legion hosting Constitution contest for high schoolers

American Legion hosting Constitution contest for high schoolers

December 2nd, 2013 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Northeast Tennessee high school students are invited by Hawkins County Post No. 21 of The American Legion to compete in the organization's annual National High School Oratorical Scholarship program.

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Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

December 2nd, 2013 6:00 am by Wes Bunch

Students at Scott County’s Shoemaker Elementary School are hoping to bring a glimpse of home to soldiers overseas by joining in the History Channel and Charter Media’s “DVDs for Troop” campaign.

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Lynn Garden collision injures two Saturday

Lynn Garden collision injures two Saturday

December 1st, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff Report

A 17-year-old boy from Church Hill was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, Kingsport Police said.

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Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

December 1st, 2013 11:37 am by DEEPTI HAJELA and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed and came to rest only inches from the water Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60, authorities said.

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Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

December 1st, 2013 10:00 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

You can take our word for it. Americans don't trust each other anymore. We're not talking about the loss of faith in big institutions such as the government, the church or Wall Street. We're talking about trust in the other fellow.

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