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PHOTO GALLERY: Driver uninjured in lumber truck wreck in Scott County

PHOTO GALLERY: Driver uninjured in lumber truck wreck in Scott County

November 5th, 2013 5:40 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD -- A single-vehicle accident Sunday night involving a semi-truck left quite a mess for cleanup crews after several tons of lumber were spilled across a Scott County roadway.

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Inmate dies at Kingsport jail

Inmate dies at Kingsport jail

November 5th, 2013 5:21 pm by Rain Smith

A man arrested Monday by Kingsport police — accused of breaking items on a stranger's patio, then resisting responding officers — has since died while being held in the city jail.

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Gay rights gains piling up; battles still ahead

Gay rights gains piling up; battles still ahead

November 5th, 2013 1:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Yet each of Monday's developments, while heralded by activists, revealed ways in which the gay-rights debate remains complex and challenging for many Americans.

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Tavenner says website improved and improving

Tavenner says website improved and improving

November 5th, 2013 12:59 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press; RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

A senior government official declined to say Tuesday if the administration will support legislation to fulfill President Barack Obama's oft-stated promise that anyone who likes their health care plan will be able to keep it under the nation's new law.

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UPDATE: TCRA website reporting no delays after plane veers off runway

UPDATE: TCRA website reporting no delays after plane veers off runway

November 5th, 2013 11:59 am by Staff Report

Airline officials made an announcement at approximately 12:30 p.m. over the intercom system, saying that the airport will be closed for at least two hours. As of 2:30 p.m. the airport's Web site was reporting all flights were running on time.

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Today, McMansions; tomorrow, prime rib biscuits; the day after, Hooters

Today, McMansions; tomorrow, prime rib biscuits; the day after, Hooters

November 5th, 2013 9:19 am by Roger Davis

One alderman wants to take Kingsport to the “next level.” Whatever that actually means, you can be sure it will be expensive. I’m thinking a spaceport or a skyscraper since we’ve already subsidized everything else.

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Authorities: Suspect in NJ mall shooting is dead

Authorities: Suspect in NJ mall shooting is dead

November 5th, 2013 8:25 am by SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press

A 20-year-old man fired multiple shots inside New Jersey's largest shopping mall, trapping customers and employees for hours as police scoured stores for the gunman, who was found dead early Tuesday of a self-inflicted wound.

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Ramsey calls Medicaid talks waste of time

Ramsey calls Medicaid talks waste of time

November 5th, 2013 8:21 am by Associated Press

State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he would be against an effort to expand Medicaid even if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam successfully negotiated a special deal for Tennessee.

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Couple suing Mount Carmel over police crash

Couple suing Mount Carmel over police crash

November 5th, 2013 6:42 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Mount Carmel couple rear-ended by a Mount Carmel police officer who was responding to an emergency call in Church Hill last year has filed a $150,000 lawsuit against the city seeking compensation for damages.

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Kingsport BMA, Food City reach agreement on road improvements

Kingsport BMA, Food City reach agreement on road improvements

November 4th, 2013 11:34 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport and Food City have reached an agreement over road improvements near the company’s downtown location, which has now resulted in a firmer construction schedule for the carousel project, officials said Monday.

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