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SPIN METER: What's behind all the budget bombast?

SPIN METER: What's behind all the budget bombast?

September 28th, 2013 12:36 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Even for a town accustomed to hyperbole, the political sparring over spending, borrowing and health care has produced more than its share of over-the-top rhetoric.

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Missing kids' mom insists they're alive

Missing kids' mom insists they're alive

September 28th, 2013 12:27 pm by DAVID MELSON, Shelbyville Times-Gazette

One year after Cheryl Leverette Daniel's children were last seen, shortly before a fire that destroyed her parents' home where they were staying, she holds on to hopes of seeing them again.

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Court tosses meth-related murder conviction

Court tosses meth-related murder conviction

September 28th, 2013 12:23 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An appeals court has dismissed a murder conviction against a man accused of giving a fatal dose of methamphetamine to a Campbell County woman.

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Child neglect, fake suicide and more this week in crime

Child neglect, fake suicide and more this week in crime

September 28th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Sept 20 through Sept. 27

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Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

September 27th, 2013 11:15 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A state Court of Criminal Appeals judge affirmed convictions against a Johnson City couple charged with killing their baby by child abuse, in a ruling posted Friday.

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Gate City athletes investigated for alleged drug activity, underage drinking

Gate City athletes investigated for alleged drug activity, underage drinking

September 27th, 2013 11:03 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Law enforcement officials in Scott County confirmed this week that an investigation is ongoing into alleged drug activity involving several Gate City High School athletes who were recently suspended from a football game.

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U.S., Iranian leaders talk for first time since 1979

U.S., Iranian leaders talk for first time since 1979

September 27th, 2013 10:31 pm by LARA JAKES, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The United States and Iran took a historic step toward ending more than three decades of estrangement on Friday.

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Niceley: State legislators should  nominate U.S. Senate candidates

Niceley: State legislators should nominate U.S. Senate candidates

September 27th, 2013 9:12 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Having Tennessee’s U.S. senators nominated by state lawmakers instead of primary voters “would get us back to what the founding fathers wanted,” state Sen. Frank Niceley told a Kingsport Kiwanis Club luncheon Friday.

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ETSU, Kingsport celebrate new downtown location

ETSU, Kingsport celebrate new downtown location

September 27th, 2013 7:49 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — One year ago, the building was a cold, dark shell. Today, the facility is alive with the heartbeats of students.

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Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy

Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy

September 27th, 2013 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

Stephanie Hunt, 36, was indicted earlier this week by a Sullivan County grand jury. She was arrested Friday morning.

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