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Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

October 14th, 2013 11:13 am by Nick Shepherd

One local man was arrested for road rage after he threatened another driver with a weapon, but was met with a surprise when the other driver greeted him with a gun, according to a police report.

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Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans

Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans

October 14th, 2013 9:16 am by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

The survey found 47 percent of working survey respondents now expect to retire later than they previously thought and, on average, plan to call it quits at about 66, or nearly three years later than their estimate when they were 40.

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New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

October 14th, 2013 9:05 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Do you tutu? It’s a purposely ambiguous question that drew a lot of attention to billboards and bumper stickers throughout the Tri-Cities in September.

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Default looming, Day 14 of shutdown, no solution

Default looming, Day 14 of shutdown, no solution

October 14th, 2013 9:02 am by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The United States moved perilously closer to an economy-rattling default and a partial government shutdown entered its third week as Senate Democratic and Republican leaders remained at odds over spending.

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DCS tackles ‘toughest job in state government’

DCS tackles ‘toughest job in state government’

October 14th, 2013 9:01 am by Hank Hayes

A 26-year-old mother with pink highlights in her hair appeared visibly nervous as she spoke to Chris Franklin outside a small rundown house on a ridge in Hancock County near the Tennessee-Virginia border.

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Interstate 81 crash sends three teenagers to area hospitals

Interstate 81 crash sends three teenagers to area hospitals

October 13th, 2013 11:15 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — A single-vehicle crash near mile marker 65 on Interstate 81 sent three teenagers to area hospitals Saturday night.

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Dying Ohio man on gurney leads daughter down aisle

Dying Ohio man on gurney leads daughter down aisle

October 13th, 2013 9:06 pm by Associated Press

CLEVELAND — A terminally ill Ohio man who arrived at his daughter’s wedding by ambulance gave her away, from a hospital gurney.

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New Hawkins SROs now certified, report to schools in early November

New Hawkins SROs now certified, report to schools in early November

October 13th, 2013 7:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County’s expanded school resource officer (SRO) program was launched in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, but Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said his SROs are more than just armed guards.

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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords attends New York gun show

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords attends New York gun show

October 13th, 2013 6:27 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — A smiling Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns Sunday in her first visit to a gun show since surviving a 2011 shooting.

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Ohio man to serve three years for pellet gun holdup of Gate City gas station

Ohio man to serve three years for pellet gun holdup of Gate City gas station

October 13th, 2013 5:49 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — An Ohio man will serve three years in state prison after being sentenced this week for robbing a Gate City gas station with a pellet gun as he was passing through the region earlier this year on his way to Florida.

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