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Kingsport search nets TennCare fraud charge, drug arrests

Kingsport search nets TennCare fraud charge, drug arrests

August 14th, 2013 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman on probation for possessing drugs for resale faces the same charge again, with police saying she obtained the Oxycodone in Tuesday night's bust through TennCare benefits.

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Roll your windows down and cruise: Broad Street Cruise-In set for Saturday

Roll your windows down and cruise: Broad Street Cruise-In set for Saturday

August 14th, 2013 3:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

For an entire generation of Kingsport residents, weekends meant one thing: cruising in downtown. It didn’t matter if people had hot rods or their parents sedan, everybody liked to cruise.

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UPS cargo jet crashes in Ala.; 2 killed

UPS cargo jet crashes in Ala.; 2 killed

August 14th, 2013 12:49 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

A UPS cargo plane crashed and burned Wednesday morning on the outskirts of an Alabama airport, killing two crew members and scattering boxes and charred debris across a grassy field.

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Kingsport police shooting headed to grand jury

Kingsport police shooting headed to grand jury

August 14th, 2013 12:24 pm by Rain Smith

Findings of an investigation into June's shooting of a wanted man by Kingsport police will soon be presented to a grand jury, leaving the placement of any charges to their discretion.

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Getting juiced?: Cleanses prove popular but remain controversial diet

Getting juiced?: Cleanses prove popular but remain controversial diet

August 14th, 2013 9:16 am by By REBEKAH WILSON (rwilson@timesnews.net)

Juice cleanses — temporary diets in which you drink only juice and stop eating solid food and toxic substances — have proven both popular and controversial.

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Airline mergers have already led to higher fares

Airline mergers have already led to higher fares

August 14th, 2013 7:56 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The government is putting its foot down on rising airfares and fees by blocking the latest airline merger — but for fliers, it's already too late.

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Police kill La. bank hostage taker; 1 hostage dies

Police kill La. bank hostage taker; 1 hostage dies

August 14th, 2013 7:36 am by HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press

ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) — A man who authorities said was mentally unstable and believed a device had been implanted in his head shot two hostages, killing one, at a rural Louisiana bank before state police shot and killed him.

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Burglar takes 2 turkeys, ham from Johnson City church

August 14th, 2013 7:24 am by NET News Service

Two frozen turkeys and a frozen ham were reported stolen from a downtown Johnson City church in a burglary on Monday.

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‘I need help’: J.C. stabbing suspect says no one’s listened to him

‘I need help’: J.C. stabbing suspect says no one’s listened to him

August 14th, 2013 7:19 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Massachusetts man told a Washington County judge during his arraignment Tuesday on attempted murder charges that he needs help and no one would listen to him about it.

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Schools, old courthouse among buildings flooded in Blountville

Schools, old courthouse among buildings flooded in Blountville

August 13th, 2013 9:57 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE —At least one motorist was caught in a stalled-out car in high water. “It must have rained four to five inches here in about three or four hours,” said Claude Smith, construction manager and maintenance supervisor for the county.

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