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Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

September 24th, 2014 8:37 am by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Thirty-five House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to prohibit children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects.

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Fleming: Kingsport focusing on fundamentals 'for a season'

Fleming: Kingsport focusing on fundamentals 'for a season'

September 24th, 2014 8:27 am by Matthew Lane

This year, the city changed its focus from big projects to the fundamentals, with 64 percent of the CIP going toward street improvements, safety and park enhancements.

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Woman was on phone with 911 when ex allegedly kicked her door in

Woman was on phone with 911 when ex allegedly kicked her door in

September 23rd, 2014 9:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman called 911 Sunday afternoon when she heard her ex-boyfriend approaching her residence riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

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Crack-smoking Greeneville doctor sentenced to 24 months

Crack-smoking Greeneville doctor sentenced to 24 months

September 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Furthermore, Locklear admitted to going back to the office at night to run the Suboxone clinic and seeing patients "with a buzz." In the plea agreement, Locklear said he gave/distributed crack cocaine on occasions to others at no charge.

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Driver allegedly had six pages of traffic violations and a half-smoked joint

Driver allegedly had six pages of traffic violations and a half-smoked joint

September 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who was stopped in Church Hill Friday after he allegedly drove over the new traffic markers in front of McDonald's was reportedly found to have a suspended license, a driving history six pages long, and a partly smoked joint.

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Slemp announces bid for commonwealth's attorney

Slemp announces bid for commonwealth's attorney

September 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Wise attorney Charles H. "Chuck" Slemp III on Tuesday announced his intention to seek the local Republican party nomination to become the next commonwealth's attorney in Wise County pending the determination of a special election for the office.

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Suspect charged in case of missing UVa student

Suspect charged in case of missing UVa student

September 23rd, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A suspect has been charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but the man has not been apprehended, police said Tuesday night.

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Police: Hawkins man nearly strikes two patrol car while fleeing

Police: Hawkins man nearly strikes two patrol car while fleeing

September 23rd, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was reportedly involved in a verbal dispute with his brother early Monday morning is facing felony evading arrest, among other charges, after he allegedly refused to stop for police and nearly struck two patrol cars.

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Police: High school coach left son home alone

Police: High school coach left son home alone

September 23rd, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Police in Connecticut have charged the head coach of a high school boys' basketball team with leaving his 4-year-old son home alone while he went to a gym to work out.

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Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start, leaders say

Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start, leaders say

September 23rd, 2014 6:47 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders declared Tuesday.

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