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Alleged road rage toward detective prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged road rage toward detective prompts Kingsport arrest

August 19th, 2014 1:13 pm by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested in Kingsport after allegedly cursing, tailgating and swerving his vehicle at a Hawkins County police officer — reportedly angry because she had investigated past cases against him.

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Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

August 19th, 2014 12:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Brandie M. Baldwin will serve a net 14 years in prison for her role in the death of 2-year old Emma Baldwin on or around Oct. 19, 2012. According to the child's father, Baldwin preferred to "party Emma's life away, slowly" rather than be a proper mother.

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Sullivan Commission OKs budget

Sullivan Commission OKs budget

August 19th, 2014 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The budget is based on the same county property tax rate as last year: $2.3054. But it projects each penny of the tax rate is worth about $6,000 more than a penny was worth last year.

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National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

August 19th, 2014 8:15 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tina Susman and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Around 10 p.m. CDT, someone threw plastic water bottles, and the crowd protesting the Aug. 9 shooting surged, confronting nervous police in riot gear. Suddenly, the National Guard mobilized, after keeping a low profile throughout the day.

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USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

August 18th, 2014 11:30 pm by Associated Press

And that doesn't include college, or expenses if a child lives at home after age 17. Those costs that are included — food, housing, childcare and education — rose 1.8 percent over the previous year.

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VIDEO: Wellmont's assets need to stay under local control, panel says

VIDEO: Wellmont's assets need to stay under local control, panel says

August 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System's assets need to remain under local governance, a panel of regional power players told a supportive standing-room-only crowd at a Kingsport Higher Education Center forum on Monday night.

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Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

August 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by By W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier.

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Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

August 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County grandmother was charged with aggravated assault Friday for allegedly beating her 15-year-old granddaughter with a belt for coming home an hour late.

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Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

August 18th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

Clarksville Police spokeswoman Natalie Hall told The Leaf-Chronicle that the boy apparently gained access to a loaded handgun on Sunday night and was able to fire it.

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Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

August 18th, 2014 8:18 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

For nearly two months, Southern California sheriff's deputies and a legion of volunteers scoured the vast, rough terrain where the 19-year-old pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine disappeared.

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