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St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

December 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

Money intended for children with catastrophic diseases has been stolen from a downtown Kingsport business, where someone allegedly reached through a window to swipe a donation jar.

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Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

December 10th, 2013 12:44 pm by Rain Smith

Police are attempting to identify a pair of individuals who stole seven video game systems from a Kingsport Walmart.

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Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

December 10th, 2013 10:17 am by Stephen Igo

A wintry mix of precipitation spread across Southwest Virginia on Tuesday, the final punch of a storm system expected to leave its greatest impacts on West Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and most parts of the northeast U.S.

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KOSBE holds awards gala

KOSBE holds awards gala

December 10th, 2013 9:56 am by Hank Hayes

The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) celebrated 16 winners during the 19th annual KOSBE Awards held at a Ridgefields Country Club gala on Thursday night.

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18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

December 10th, 2013 9:36 am by GREG RISLING and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies allegedly saw themselves as being "above the law" when they beat inmates and jail visitors, falsified reports and tried to obstruct an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.

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TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

December 10th, 2013 9:29 am by Associated Press

John McCormick, TVA's vice president for river operations, said in a statement that the rain kept the utility's hydroelectric dams, which provide the cheapest source of energy, working overdrive.

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NWS issues winter weather advisory for NE Tenn., SW Va.

NWS issues winter weather advisory for NE Tenn., SW Va.

December 9th, 2013 10:28 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT -- The National Weather Service in Morristown issued a winter weather advisory Monday night for much of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Mother of shooter at Amish school promoting power of forgiveness

Mother of shooter at Amish school promoting power of forgiveness

December 9th, 2013 10:25 pm by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

Seven years ago, Charles Carl Roberts IV barricaded himself inside an Amish schoolhouse near Lancaster, tied up 10 girls and opened fire, killing five and injuring five others before committing suicide as police closed in.

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Southwest Virginia dodges worst of winter storm

Southwest Virginia dodges worst of winter storm

December 9th, 2013 8:20 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Southwest Virginia’s westernmost sector mostly dodged another winter weather bullet over the weekend with some high water problems and mostly spotty and brief power outages in Wise County.

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Region’s lawmakers introduce campaign that targets smurfing

Region’s lawmakers introduce campaign that targets smurfing

December 9th, 2013 7:29 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Local lawmakers kicked off a so-called “anti-smurfing” campaign Monday to help put a stop to the criminal practice of purchasing cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine to manufacture methamphetamine.

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