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Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

January 7th, 2014 9:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Near the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and Memorial Boulevard, Benjamin Mitchell, 38, exited his Chevrolet Suburban. He was then struck by the left front of a Honda Civic Del Sol driven by James S. Alley, 46.

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Naked man freed from washer with olive oil

Naked man freed from washer with olive oil

January 7th, 2014 9:34 am by Associated Press

A naked Australian man who became stuck in a washing machine as part of an ill-planned practical joke was freed from the appliance with the help of an unusual rescue device: olive oil.

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Many staying home as cold weather continues

Many staying home as cold weather continues

January 7th, 2014 8:20 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Northeast Tennessee is under a wind chill warning until noon, as bitter cold air and winds will make it feel like 15 degrees below zero and lower.

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Health care providers expected to ramp up hiring as reform takes hold

Health care providers expected to ramp up hiring as reform takes hold

January 7th, 2014 8:14 am by By Christopher Seward, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

One thing’s for sure when it comes to the impact of the Affordable Care Act: Health care and related industries are going to be on a hiring spree in the years to come to meet the demands of the law.

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Hawkins officers learn how to help each other through stressful times

Hawkins officers learn how to help each other through stressful times

January 7th, 2014 7:50 am by Jeff Bobo

Police officers know instinctively to watch each other’s back in times of danger, but a course being taught to Hawkins County deputies this week is teaching them how to watch each other’s back when the danger is over.

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Kingsport firefighters battle blaze on C Street

Kingsport firefighters battle blaze on C Street

January 6th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff Report

With the temperature at 9 degrees and falling fast, members of the Kingsport Fire Department battled a house fire Monday night on C Street.

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Woman recovering from accidental gunshot to stomach

Woman recovering from accidental gunshot to stomach

January 6th, 2014 5:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Reba Matthews reportedly found Vernie Regina Lucas laying on the bathroom floor with what appeared to be an abdominal gunshot wound.

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This is what happens when boiling water meets extreme cold

This is what happens when boiling water meets extreme cold

January 6th, 2014 4:32 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

An Ontario man woke up to -41 degree weather and decided to go out and shoot boiling water out of a water gun. The result was pretty cool.

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Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold

Supreme Court puts Utah same-sex marriage on hold

January 6th, 2014 4:03 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press; MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Gay couples in Utah were thrust into legal limbo Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to same-sex marriages in the state, turning jubilation to doubt just weeks after a judge's ruling sent people rushing to get married.

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Woman charged with indecent exposure at motel

Woman charged with indecent exposure at motel

January 6th, 2014 3:53 pm by Rain Smith

The woman was told by Kingsport police to stay inside her room, but walked out moments later wearing "only a bra."

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