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Lundberg claims legalizing marijuana would be 'horrific door to open' in Tennessee

Lundberg claims legalizing marijuana would be 'horrific door to open' in Tennessee

September 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Meeting with the Sullivan County Anti-Drug coalition, the Bristol Republican discussed legislation regarding drugs from the past session and what bills, if any, might come up in the new legislative session starting in January.

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Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

September 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey on Thursday voiced support for Republican state attorney general candidates, while refusing to divulge how much he spent on trying to oust members of the Supreme Court who will decide the next AG.

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Puppies found in pillowcase on Blue Ridge Parkway

Puppies found in pillowcase on Blue Ridge Parkway

September 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Animal control officials in Haywood County are taking care of seven newborn puppies after they were found tied up in a pillowcase and left on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Man arrested after losing car

Man arrested after losing car

September 11th, 2014 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

Police report the intoxicated suspect was in the parking lot of a restaurant on Lynn Garden Drive, attempting to open the trunk of a vehicle "with pocket change."

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9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

September 11th, 2014 2:44 pm by RACHELLE BLIDNER and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the hallowed site just hours after President Barack Obama promised to root out and destroy a new group of terrorists

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Man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

Man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

September 11th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

A former Kingsport resident indicted last year by a Sullivan County grand jury has been found guilty on nearly three dozen child pornography charges.

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Warriors Path VFD founder laid to rest

Warriors Path VFD founder laid to rest

September 11th, 2014 12:37 pm by David Grace

A line of fire trucks from local fire departments led a fireman's funeral procession to Oak Hill Memorial Park in Kingsport on Thursday, where a graveside service was held.

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Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

September 11th, 2014 10:48 am by Hank Hayes

Eastman noted the strategic reasons for the transaction, including strengthening their presence in attractive niche markets such as food, feed and agriculture.

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Kingsport off-roader rolls Jeep into water

Kingsport off-roader rolls Jeep into water

September 11th, 2014 9:40 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who reportedly admitted to leaving a Kingsport roadway on Wednesday night — so that he could drive his Jeep on a grass embankment along the sluice of the Holston River — had his vehicle towed from the waters approximately 12 hours later.

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Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

September 11th, 2014 7:48 am by Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.

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