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Hawkins man allegedly steals $75,000 worth of jewelry

Hawkins man allegedly steals $75,000 worth of jewelry

December 17th, 2013 2:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man reportedly spotted his nephew leaving another family member’s home with a large “bulge” in his pants in April, which was later allegedly revealed to be thousands of dollars worth of stolen jewelry.

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Jury weighs ex-BP engineer's case for 2nd day

Jury weighs ex-BP engineer's case for 2nd day

December 17th, 2013 1:28 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Prosecutors say Kurt Mix was trying to destroy evidence in the 2010 oil spill when he deleted hundreds of text messages to and from a supervisor and a BP contractor.

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Google's top searches peer into society's mindset

Google's top searches peer into society's mindset

December 17th, 2013 1:12 pm by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer

Three of the world's four fastest-rising search requests on Google were triggered by the deaths of famous men. The Boston Marathon bombings in April that killed three people ranked sixth.

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Masked man allegedly accosts women in Kingsport parking lot

Masked man allegedly accosts women in Kingsport parking lot

December 17th, 2013 12:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A report of a masked man "hiding in the bushes" at a Kingsport nursing home has led to an arrest, with police saying the suspect accosted a pair of women in the parking lot.

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As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

December 17th, 2013 8:58 am by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

A children's advocacy group says an animated video on the NORAD Tracks Santa website injects militarism into Christmas by showing fighter jets escorting Santa's sleigh.

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NKorea tries to project unity on death anniversary

NKorea tries to project unity on death anniversary

December 17th, 2013 8:53 am by ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press

North Korea vowed to unite behind leader Kim Jong Un during carefully staged events to mark the anniversary of his father's death, in an attempt to show it has returned to business after the execution of his once-powerful uncle last week.

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Jobless rate hides difficulty of solving long-term unemployment

Jobless rate hides difficulty of solving long-term unemployment

December 17th, 2013 8:47 am by By Michael Kanell, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

Unqualified candidates recently laid off had a better chance of being called back by potential employers than well-qualified applicants who had been out of work longer.

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Knox man charged in apparent road rage shooting

Knox man charged in apparent road rage shooting

December 17th, 2013 8:40 am by Associated Press

The Knox County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with attempted murder after deputies say he shot a motorcyclist multiple times in an apparent road rage incident.

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Hawkins property assessor will implement own drug testing policy

Hawkins property assessor will implement own drug testing policy

December 16th, 2013 10:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Property Assessor Jeff Thacker told the County Commission Monday he will put his own drug testing policy in place within three months.

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Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

Kingsport police respond to heated argument after man admits shooting neighbor's dog

December 16th, 2013 8:12 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A heated argument involving a gun allegedly sprang up between two Kingsport neighbors Sunday after one of the men admitted to shooting the other one’s dog, police said.

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