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Man seeks $1.5 million for wrongful Sullivan County arrest

Man seeks $1.5 million for wrongful Sullivan County arrest

June 24th, 2013 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

A West Virginia man erroneously arrested last June at the Rainbow Family Gathering in Cherokee National Forest — with police incorrectly believing he was transporting $90,000 worth of methamphetamine — has filed lawsuits against Sullivan County.

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UPDATE: House investigators say disability judges too lax

UPDATE: House investigators say disability judges too lax

June 24th, 2013 2:38 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER,Associated Press

U.S. House investigators say Social Security is approving state-rejected claims for disability benefits at strikingly high rates for people who might not deserve them.

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Marsh Regional Blood Center in critical need of platelets

Marsh Regional Blood Center in critical need of platelets

June 24th, 2013 1:28 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Marsh Regional Blood Center, which supplies platelets to 22 medical facilities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, is experiencing a critical need for this blood product.

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Lt. Gov. Ramsey  appoints Dobyns-Bennett teacher to state board

Lt. Gov. Ramsey appoints Dobyns-Bennett teacher to state board

June 24th, 2013 12:03 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey on Monday announced the appointment of Dobyns-Bennett High School social studies teacher Kevin Fielden to the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) Board of Trustees.

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Key vote on immigration set in Senate

Key vote on immigration set in Senate

June 24th, 2013 11:52 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate headed Monday for the first test vote on the measure offering the prize of U.S. citizenship to millions and pouring new technology and manpower into the border.

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Charges dismissed against JC man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

Charges dismissed against JC man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

June 24th, 2013 11:21 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Washington County, Tenn., judge this morning tossed out charges against a man accused of killing his mother and having sex with her corpse four years ago as a teenager.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

June 24th, 2013 8:50 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Boost for cars or bust? Ethanol debate heats up

Boost for cars or bust? Ethanol debate heats up

June 24th, 2013 8:47 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a dilemma for drivers: Do they choose a gasoline that's cheaper and cleaner even if, as opponents say, it could damage older cars and motorcycles?

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Kingsport may propose taking control of Innovation Academy

Kingsport may propose taking control of Innovation Academy premium content

June 23rd, 2013 11:36 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Officials of Kingsport City Schools are poised to propose assuming operational control of Innovation Academy, a STEM school jointly operated and funded with Sullivan County.

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Kingsport eyes deadline for sewer, water services in annexed areas

Kingsport eyes deadline for sewer, water services in annexed areas

June 23rd, 2013 8:42 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Is the Model City going to miss the deadline in providing sanitary sewer and upgraded water lines to around 400 annexed residents in two Rock Springs neighborhoods?

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