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Feds say 2012 safest year on record for U.S. mines

Feds say 2012 safest year on record for U.S. mines

July 10th, 2013 6:09 pm by Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. mining operations had the lowest death and injury rates in their history last year with 36 on-the-job fatalities, federal regulators said Wednesday.

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Two arrested on felony drug charges in Kingsport parking lot

Two arrested on felony drug charges in Kingsport parking lot

July 10th, 2013 2:05 pm by Rain Smith

Two men face felony drug charges after they were allegedly located outside a Kingsport convenience store with marijuana packaged for resale, cocaine and syringes.

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Update: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

Update: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

July 10th, 2013 1:36 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Two people are in police custody following the discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a Kingsport motel, which led to the quarantine of four rooms.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of wife

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of wife

July 10th, 2013 1:28 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's multiple trips to the hospital — where she was eventually placed on life support with a ruptured spleen — have spurred an attempted murder charge against her husband.

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Kingsport man allegedly grabs driver's steering wheel, sparking I-26 crash

Kingsport man allegedly grabs driver's steering wheel, sparking I-26 crash

July 10th, 2013 12:36 pm by NET News Service

Bradley M. Harris, 25, 633 Jackson St., Kingsport, was accused of grabbing the steering wheel from the driver during an argument.

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Grand jury won't indict former Pigeon Forge officers who discussed killing police

Grand jury won't indict former Pigeon Forge officers who discussed killing police

July 10th, 2013 12:04 pm by Associated Press

A grand jury in Sevier County has declined to indict three former Pigeon Forge police officers on criminal charges.

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Police pepper spray golf club-wielding burglary suspect

Police pepper spray golf club-wielding burglary suspect

July 10th, 2013 11:14 am by Rain Smith

A burglary suspect faces multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted officers who attempted to remove him from his hiding place under the insulation in the loft of a Kingsport house.

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Update: Liquor shots, political argument fueled Johnson City murder

Update: Liquor shots, political argument fueled Johnson City murder

July 10th, 2013 8:14 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Three shots of vodka and a political disagreement preceded a bedroom altercation that turned deadly between a boyfriend and girlfriend, according to court documents filed that charges the woman with murder.

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Kingsport set to issue $28.9M  in bonds

Kingsport set to issue $28.9M in bonds

July 9th, 2013 10:12 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took the initial step Tuesday night toward issuing $28.9 million in bonds, money that will eventually be used to fund the city’s 2014 Capital Improvement Plan.

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Ice bar helps sweltering New Yorkers beat the heat

Ice bar helps sweltering New Yorkers beat the heat

July 9th, 2013 10:11 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — In the sweltering summer heat, New Yorkers are ready for the big chill. The city’s first ice bar is now open at the New York Hilton Midtown on Sixth Avenue. The $20 admission includes Eskimo-style gloves and a parka.

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