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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories this week include Hawkins commissioners blasting EMS, a parade of carousel animals through Kingsport, a snack company bringing jobs, a clean bill of health for a puppy and a local family advocating for cannabis oil, among others

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This has been a nightmare.':  Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation - VIDEO

March 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Two area building contractors are now the subject of a criminal investigation after allegedly building a $30,000 room addition so poorly in Mount Carmel late last year that it literally had to be torn down before it fell down and hurt someone.

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Bridge club promotes the game by holding recent tournament

Bridge club promotes the game by holding recent tournament

March 22nd, 2015 6:00 am by VIVIAN McINTIRE, Community contributor

For the third year, the Eastman Bridge Club has promoted the game of Bridge by teaching it in the Kingsport School System. The tournament was held in the area outside the Italian Village at the Kingsport Town Square Mall.

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Hearthwarming Sunday boosts Fuel Fund

Hearthwarming Sunday boosts Fuel Fund

March 21st, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

More than 70 churches and individuals recently provided a boost to the Emergency Fuel Fund, a Mountain Empire Older Citizens program to help seniors bridge a heating difficulty during the winter in Wise, Lee and Scott Counties, and the City of Norton.

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New Dollar Tree in the works for Riverbend

New Dollar Tree in the works for Riverbend

March 21st, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

First a new Bojangle's could be coming to the Riverbend development later this year. Now, a new Dollar Tree may not be too far behind.

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Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate

Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; U.S. troops evacuate

March 21st, 2015 7:27 pm by AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press

ADEN, Yemen - Yemen's Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the country's embattled president.

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Kingsport holds its 29th Arbor Day Celebration

Kingsport holds its 29th Arbor Day Celebration

March 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

On a rainy first day of spring, officials with Domtar, the city of Kingsport, Keep Kingsport Beautiful and the Kingsport Tree Advisory Board gathered on the front lawn of Robinson with a group of students to express the importance of having more trees

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DA says  repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics

DA says repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics - VIDEO

March 21st, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video Report: "Suboxone is a drug that can be useful for getting someone off of oxycodone, but it's not supposed to be a substitute. What has happened in a lot of these clinics is it's become a substitute, and ... it has street value now."

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Hot plate may have sparked fire that killed 7 NYC children

Hot plate may have sparked fire that killed 7 NYC children

March 21st, 2015 12:50 pm by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

A fire tore through a Brooklyn home early Saturday, leaving seven children from the same Orthodox Jewish family dead and their mother and another child in critical condition, authorities said.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 21st, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a woman who was attacked, Shamrock shakedown part two, Yuma neighbors uniting against a reckless driver, and a Sullivan County leader being arrested for sexual battery, among others

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