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Kingsport BOE seeks $1.8 million more from city premium content

May 6th, 2013 11:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools made its official request for $1.8 million in new funding from the city Monday afternoon, calling the request “reasonable” and just enough money to maintain the current level of service within the school system.

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How many beers? Hawkins County man tells police '12, 14, 24 or 48'

How many beers? Hawkins County man tells police '12, 14, 24 or 48'

May 6th, 2013 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville man who told police Saturday he’d had as many as 48 beers to drink that day may have been exaggerating, but he did allegedly drink enough to earn charges including DUI fifth offense.

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Massachusetts funeral director considers burial offers for bombing suspect

Massachusetts funeral director considers burial offers for bombing suspect

May 6th, 2013 9:33 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON — A Massachusetts funeral director said Monday he has received burial offers from out-of-state cemeteries for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a gun battle with police.

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For second time in three years, motorist drives into strip mall in Rogersville

For second time in three years, motorist drives into strip mall in Rogersville

May 6th, 2013 7:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — For the second time in three years an elderly driver mistook the gas pedal for the brake Saturday and drove into a Rogersville strip mall on Apple Lane.

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Baptist leaders worry about religious freedom in military

May 6th, 2013 6:03 pm by Bob Smietana

Two Southern Baptist leaders said Monday that they reject conspiracy theories that the U.S. military will punish Christian soldiers who share their faith.

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National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning for Hancock, Hawkins, Scott counties

May 6th, 2013 5:44 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Northeast Hancock County and Northern Hawkins County in East Tennessee and Southwest Scott County in Southwest Virginia until 6:30 p.m.

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Hawkins County men killed in Morristown wreck

May 6th, 2013 5:20 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

Police have identified two Hawkins County men who were killed when their vehicle lost control and collided with an oncoming SUV in Morristown on Sunday.

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Nuclear protester trial gets under way this week

Nuclear protester trial gets under way this week

May 6th, 2013 4:27 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

An octogenarian nun and two codefendants used bolt cutters to cut through fences and spent about two hours inside a Tennessee national security plant that has had a hand in making, maintaining or dismantling parts of every nuclear weapon in the country's

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Kingsport truck thief claims to have planted bomb

Kingsport truck thief claims to have planted bomb

May 6th, 2013 3:07 pm by Rain Smith

Officers were dispatched to a stolen vehicle at a medical facility on Cassell Drive. They located the 2013 Ram truck — rented from Enterprise, but never returned — along with the suspect in the theft.

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Elderly fisherman reported missing in Washington County spends night on island

May 6th, 2013 2:10 pm by NET News Service

After spending the night on Jackson Island, an elderly fisherman reported missing Saturday night was found Sunday morning by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

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