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KPD sorts through conflicting statements in fatal crash

KPD sorts through conflicting statements in fatal crash

September 19th, 2013 3:27 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have yet to identify a woman who crossed into oncoming traffic on Saturday at 104 mph — igniting a head-on collision that killed both her and another driver — and continue weeding through conflicting witness statements about the incident.

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Here's the truth: The government doesn't shut down

Here's the truth: The government doesn't shut down

September 19th, 2013 2:33 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The world won't end if a dysfunctional Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before the new budget year begins on Oct. 1. Social Security checks will still go out. Troops will remain at their posts.

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New woes hit Colorado: contaminated floodwaters, oil spill

New woes hit Colorado: contaminated floodwaters, oil spill

September 19th, 2013 2:21 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

State officials have reported a 5,250-gallon oil spill from a flood-damaged tank overtaken by the South Platte River in Weld County, a deluged area northeast of Denver.

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Ransom demanded for stolen Piney Flats dog

Ransom demanded for stolen Piney Flats dog

September 19th, 2013 1:55 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman said her dog went missing a few days ago, with a man who stole it demanding money for its safe return.

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Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

Church Hill DUI suspect blames Sunday arrest on 'Friday'

September 19th, 2013 1:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man arrested for driving under the influence of drugs Sunday night admitted that he was a little “twisted” and blamed his behavior on the fact that it was “Friday.”

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Pope warns church must find new balance or fail

Pope warns church must find new balance or fail

September 19th, 2013 12:25 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD and RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church's moral structure might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception.

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Photo gallery: 'Active shooter drill' staged in Blountville

Photo gallery: 'Active shooter drill' staged in Blountville

September 19th, 2013 11:18 am by David Grace

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office staged an "active shooter drill" in Blountville at the Health Department Thursday.

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Number of missing in Colorado floods drops

Number of missing in Colorado floods drops

September 19th, 2013 9:47 am by MATT VOLZ and P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The number of people unaccounted for from Colorado's devastating flooding has fallen dramatically as rescuers reach stranded victims.

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No accident: Crash guru Dale Farmer set to retire from KPD

No accident: Crash guru Dale Farmer set to retire from KPD

September 19th, 2013 9:37 am by Rain Smith

If you’ve driven past a crash inside the Kingsport city limits, you’ve likely spotted him snapping photos, taking statements or measuring skid marks.

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House to vote on stopgap funding bill, 'Obamacare'

House to vote on stopgap funding bill, 'Obamacare'

September 19th, 2013 8:06 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The GOP-controlled House is cruising toward a vote to gut President Barack Obama's health care plan as part of a temporary funding bill to prevent a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1.

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