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ATF, FBI and KPD bomb squad search Hawkins residence for explosives

ATF, FBI and KPD bomb squad search Hawkins residence for explosives

February 5th, 2014 4:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Federal authorities and the Kingsport Police Department bomb squad converged on a Church Hill residence early Wednesday morning after items suspected to be bombs, and /or bomb making materials were allegedly found in a residence.

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Experiment adds sense of touch to artificial hand

Experiment adds sense of touch to artificial hand

February 5th, 2014 3:02 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

To feel what you touch — that's the holy grail for artificial limbs. In a step toward that goal, European researchers created a robotic hand that let an amputee feel differences between a bottle, a baseball and a mandarin orange.

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North student arrested after allegedly taking pistol onto school bus, threatening student

North student arrested after allegedly taking pistol onto school bus, threatening student

February 5th, 2014 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — On Tuesday the 17-year-old Sullivan North student was charged with aggravated assault, carrying a weapon on school property and three charges of reckless endangerment.

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Snow heads back to Northeast after Midwest slammed

Snow heads back to Northeast after Midwest slammed

February 5th, 2014 12:41 pm by The Associated Press

Winter-weary residents of the Northeast are getting another dose of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

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Tennessee House member tells House, "Nobody has died from marijuana" and "Our drug war has failed"

Tennessee House member tells House, "Nobody has died from marijuana" and "Our drug war has failed"

February 5th, 2014 11:03 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, discusses marijuana in a recent House subcommittee. He says that no one has died from a marijuana overdose and the current policy has failed.

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Couponing 101:  Expert Savings with Money-Saving Expert Andrea Woroch: Part I

Couponing 101: Expert Savings with Money-Saving Expert Andrea Woroch: Part I

February 5th, 2014 9:21 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Tips from Andrea Woroch

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States look to rein in government surveillance

States look to rein in government surveillance

February 5th, 2014 8:37 am by NIGEL DUARA, Associated Press

State lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to monitor and track citizens. Their efforts are a direct message to the federal government: If you don't take action to strengthen privacy, we will.

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CVS pulling tobacco from shelves

CVS pulling tobacco from shelves

February 5th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

CVS Caremark, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, said Wednesday that it will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by Oct. 1, a move that will cost it about $2 billion in annual revenue.

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Sullivan County highway post back up in air

Sullivan County highway post back up in air

February 4th, 2014 11:22 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — You might need a road map to try and figure out who is, or has been, or will be commissioner of highways — temporary, interim, or otherwise — and put into or removed from office.

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Haslam touts his ‘Tennessee Promise’ initiative

Haslam touts his ‘Tennessee Promise’ initiative

February 4th, 2014 11:16 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan is similar to Sullivan County’s “Educate and Grow” scholarship that began giving free tuition to students attending Northeast State Community College more than 10 years ago.

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