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Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

February 24th, 2015 1:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Police believe alcohol fueled an altercation Friday afternoon that resulted in one man being struck in the head with a hot sauce bottle and another suffering several knife wounds.

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Wise man killed in house fire

Wise man killed in house fire

February 24th, 2015 1:08 pm by Stephen Igo

Wise County Sheriff's Office officials have identified the victim as Denver Creed Holbrook Jr., 50. Wise Volunteer Fire Department Chief Conley Holbrook said the VFD received the call at around 9:43 p.m.

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Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates

Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates

February 24th, 2015 11:17 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

In her semiannual economic report to Congress, Yellen sought to explain how the Fed would begin raising rates from lows near zero.

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Corker touts legislation to 'end modern slavery'

Corker touts legislation to 'end modern slavery'

February 24th, 2015 11:08 am by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Republican, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said his bill aims to help free more than 27 million people trapped in a multibillion dollar global modern slave trade industry.

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Live blog for winter weather updates

Live blog for winter weather updates

February 24th, 2015 9:26 am by Staff report

This live blog will be updated periodically throughout the day bringing you videos and all the latest news as another winter storm looks to paralyze the region

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GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms

GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms

February 24th, 2015 9:21 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

With the agency's budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday he would remove language overturning President Barack Obama's contested immigration measures from the department'

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Mmm, mmm, not so good: Burglary suspect caught after stopping for soup

Mmm, mmm, not so good: Burglary suspect caught after stopping for soup

February 24th, 2015 8:07 am by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP - A Hawkins County man was allegedly caught red-handed in the middle of a house burglary Friday morning when he paused to eat a can of hot soup after filling a bag with stolen items.

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Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

February 24th, 2015 7:16 am by MOLLY DISCHNER, Associated Press

Smoking, growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America's wildest state Tuesday, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing away 40 years of conflicting laws and court rulings.

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Update: KPD encourages motorists to heed conditions

Update: KPD encourages motorists to heed conditions

February 24th, 2015 5:32 am by Rain Smith

Following significantly larger snowfalls than expected early Tuesday morning, the Kingsport Police Department has "strongly encouraged" motorists to stay home until roadways improve.

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KATS eyes new, larger downtown facility

KATS eyes new, larger downtown facility

February 23rd, 2015 9:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - The estimated cost of the project is $8 million with 80 percent coming from the federal government, 10 percent from the state and 10 percent from Kingsport.

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