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Mom of Hawkins inmate among those accused in jail drug smuggling scheme

Mom of Hawkins inmate among those accused in jail drug smuggling scheme

July 11th, 2013 12:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Recordings of inmate telephone calls helped lead Hawkins County authorities to five additional people allegedly involved in a June 3 attempt to smuggle Suboxone into the jail.

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State Building Commission approves ETSU football stadium

State Building Commission approves ETSU football stadium

July 11th, 2013 11:42 am by Staff Report

The proposed East Tennessee State University football stadium will seat approximately 10,000 people and is expected to cost $18 million dollars to build.

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Blue Cross/Blue Shield CEO: ‘Misinformation, political jousting’ tied up in Obamacare

Blue Cross/Blue Shield CEO: ‘Misinformation, political jousting’ tied up in Obamacare

July 11th, 2013 8:27 am by Hank Hayes

Obamacare is bringing both chaos and disruption to health care, but there are some positives, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (BCBS) of Tennessee CEO Bill Gracey told the Kingsport Rotary Club on Wednesday.

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Tree falls in Cades Cove, injures 3

Tree falls in Cades Cove, injures 3

July 11th, 2013 8:19 am by Associated Press

Rangers found a 41-year-old woman had been knocked unconscious by the falling tree and her 1-year-old daughter and 7-year-old nephew had also been injured.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 11th, 2013 8:16 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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TVA moving water in attempt to reduce potential for flooding

TVA moving water in attempt to reduce potential for flooding

July 10th, 2013 10:03 pm by Wes Bunch

KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Wednesday that it is working to move large volumes of water along the Tennessee River system to help reduce the potential for flood damage from record rainfall.

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Egypt’s Christians face backlash over Morsi's ouster

Egypt’s Christians face backlash over Morsi's ouster

July 10th, 2013 8:12 pm by Staff Report

CAIRO (AP) — With a mob of Muslim extremists on their tail, the Christian businessman and his nephew climbed up on the roof and ran for their lives, jumping from building to building in their southern Egyptian village. Finally they ran out of rooftops.

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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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