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Glue huffer says 'Netflix' will take care of him

Glue huffer says 'Netflix' will take care of him

March 23rd, 2015 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

At 5:40 p.m., police were alerted to an intoxicated man at a McDonald's, allegedly sitting in a car and "inhaling glue." When an officer arrived, the suspect was "staggering around" in the parking lot.

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KPD searches for felony theft suspects

KPD searches for felony theft suspects

March 23rd, 2015 3:09 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are seeking tips on a pair of felony theft suspects: one who allegedly walked out of Walmart with $1,500 in merchandise, another who reportedly scammed a woman with "roofing repairs."

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Elderly Rogersville man injured in collision with tractor-trailer

Elderly Rogersville man injured in collision with tractor-trailer

March 23rd, 2015 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He's lucky it didn't kill him," said Rogersville Police Department Chief Doug Nelson. "He was wearing his seatbelt. The front of the Subaru looks pretty bad, but the passenger compartment held up good."

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CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

March 23rd, 2015 9:51 am by Nick Shepherd

"The committee members were positive about the bill so I am hopeful it will pass just as easy with the other committees," said Ellen McCall, a Greeneville mother advocating for the passage of the bill to help her seizure-stricken daughter, Penelope.

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Keep reporting those potholes

Keep reporting those potholes

March 23rd, 2015 8:23 am by Matthew Lane

The snow may be gone and done for the year, but the potholes still remain. And though city officials have been hearing about potholes from residents and motorists for weeks, they still want to hear about them.

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On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

March 23rd, 2015 8:18 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

The polemic around "Obamacare" hasn't cooled much, and the permanence of the president's achievement remains in question as the nation awaits the outcome of a Supreme Court case that could jeopardize insurance for nearly 8 million people.

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Woman killed in Tenn. train accident was former Mrs. America

Woman killed in Tenn. train accident was former Mrs. America

March 23rd, 2015 7:58 am by Associated Press

Susan Goodman was reportedly trying to cross the tracks in her SUV around 12:45 p.m. on Friday when it was struck by a CSX train.

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Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

Now that spring is officially here, the volunteers and sponsors with the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce's Keep Kingsport Beautiful (KKB) program will be hard at work keeping the city looking its best, says KKB director, Robin Cleary.

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Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

March 22nd, 2015 6:00 pm by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will become the first major candidate for president when he launches his campaign Monday.

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Confederate battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

Confederate battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

March 22nd, 2015 5:42 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Texas commemorates the Confederacy in many ways, from an annual celebration of Confederate Heroes Day each January to monuments on the grounds of the state Capitol in Austin.

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