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Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

December 12th, 2014 9:00 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama's plan to give millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally a temporary reprieve.

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11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida

11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida

December 12th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

An 11-year-old Arkansas girl paid a cabbie $1,300 to take her to meet a boy in Florida, but authorities caught up with the runaway in Georgia, and found her safe, after her parents reported her missing.

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Cleveland boy with toy gun was shot once by cop, autopsy finds

Cleveland boy with toy gun was shot once by cop, autopsy finds

December 12th, 2014 6:30 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old Cleveland boy who displayed a toy gun, was a homicide caused by a single shot fired by a rookie police officer during a legal intervention, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday.

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Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

December 12th, 2014 4:41 pm by Rain Smith

A Friday afternoon blaze at Kingsport's Brandy Mill apartments has damaged multiple units and displaced several residents.

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Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

December 12th, 2014 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident began on Friday when a plain-clothed officer with the Kingsport Police Department was walking through the parking lot of a local grocery store. He observed a woman walking briskly from the store with a store employee following her.

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Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

December 12th, 2014 1:56 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office reported no injuries to occupants of the bus, but the driver of the other car was taken to a hospital.

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Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

December 12th, 2014 11:58 am by Rain Smith

A woman and two men arguing over "personal matters" in a Kingsport parking lot has led to a felony arrest, as a gun was pulled during the heated exchange with one round fired.

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Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

December 12th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

A 79-year-old man called police to the Kingsport Town Center after he purchased gift cards, followed by assistance to his car from another shopper.

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More women leading auto dealerships

More women leading auto dealerships

December 12th, 2014 9:38 am by By Joe Taschler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fewer than 8 percent of all car dealerships nationwide have female owners.

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Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

December 12th, 2014 6:51 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical lawmakers.

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