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Shoplifter Tasered after running across Stone Drive

Shoplifter Tasered after running across Stone Drive

November 14th, 2013 2:49 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before noon Walmart personnel caught a Kentucky woman — who is "banned from all Walmarts across the country" — attempting to steal a tablet. The female was apprehended, but her male companion attempted to flee.

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TVA to close 8 coal-powered units in Ala. and Ky.

TVA to close 8 coal-powered units in Ala. and Ky.

November 14th, 2013 2:41 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

At the board meeting in Oxford, Miss., Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Bill Johnson said increasingly stringent environmental regulations and flat power demand have made it necessary to rethink how the utility generates electricity.

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Thanks for Giving offers free clothing for the needy

Thanks for Giving offers free clothing for the needy

November 14th, 2013 1:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

Thanks for Giving collects donations from the community and gives the donations to the needy in the area for free. Thanks for Giving will be held on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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DCS posts records on child deaths

DCS posts records on child deaths

November 14th, 2013 1:03 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Department of Children's Services has begun posting records related to child death investigations on its website.

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Policy cancellations: Obama will allow old plans

Policy cancellations: Obama will allow old plans

November 14th, 2013 1:02 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

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Raw video: Final suspect sentenced in beating at Weber City bar

Raw video: Final suspect sentenced in beating at Weber City bar

November 14th, 2013 10:54 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Tennessee man will spend at least a year in prison for instigating an assault at a Weber City bar on New Year’s Day 2013 that left a man unconscious.

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Local comic aficionados bag $250,000 collection

Local comic aficionados bag $250,000 collection

November 14th, 2013 8:48 am by Matthew Lane

The collection dates back to the early 1960s with complete runs of Marvel and DC to nearly the present day, including the first appearances of Spider-Man, Wolverine, Thor, Avengers and the Justice League.

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Dave Clark: The citizenry must take action to reclaim Kingsport’s future

Dave Clark: The citizenry must take action to reclaim Kingsport’s future

November 14th, 2013 8:25 am by Dave Clark

For over 20 years, Kingsport has followed a pattern of geographic expansion in what to date has been an unsuccessful attempt to increase the population and spur economic growth.

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New biofuels are still years away

New biofuels are still years away

November 14th, 2013 7:58 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, Associated Press

The first trickle of fuels made from agricultural waste is finally winding its way into the nation's energy supply, after years of broken promises and hype promoting a next-generation fuel source cleaner than oil.

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Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

November 14th, 2013 7:53 am by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

In years gone by, cursive helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate. But now, in the digital age, people are increasingly communicating by computer and smartphone. No handwritten signature necessary.

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