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Warhol painting fetches record $105M at NY auction

Warhol painting fetches record $105M at NY auction

November 13th, 2013 10:10 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The 8- by 13-foot painting titled “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” depicts a twisted body sprawled across a car’s mangled interior. It has only been seen once in public in the past 26 years. The buyer wasn’t immediately identified.

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Cash Express offering $5,000 for information about robbery

Cash Express offering $5,000 for information about robbery

November 13th, 2013 4:26 pm by Staff report

Cash Express is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the suspects involved in a Nov. 1 robbery of a Kingsport store.

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Tenn. teacher, coach charged with vandalism

Tenn. teacher, coach charged with vandalism

November 13th, 2013 3:40 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a teacher and assistant football coach at Marion County High School has been accused of vandalizing the team's field house - possibly in an attempt to inspire their team.

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Doctors are told to get serious about obesity

Doctors are told to get serious about obesity

November 13th, 2013 3:34 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

ATLANTA (AP) — The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic, and they urge physicians to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients drop those extra pounds.

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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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