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Former South band assistant arrested for alleged relationship with student

Former South band assistant arrested for alleged relationship with student

August 29th, 2014 6:48 am by Rain Smith

A Johnson City man faces more than a dozen charges of statutory rape by an authority figure, stemming from his alleged relationship with a student during his tenure as an assistant band director at Sullivan South High School in Kingsport.

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Three year sentence for Kingsport woman who smuggled three pills into jail

Three year sentence for Kingsport woman who smuggled three pills into jail

August 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

What started as a 90 day stretch in the Hawkins County Jail expanded to three years for a Kingsport woman who attempted to smuggle three pills into the jail earlier this year.

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Barter brings youth academy to Kingsport

Barter brings youth academy to Kingsport

August 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Curtains will raise this September when Barter Theatre brings its youth academy to Kingsport, and hopefully no one actually breaks a leg.

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Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

August 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a confrontation between individuals at Riverfront Park, finding the aggressor to be a man involved in multiple "other complaints" that same day.

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Area law enforcement to increase patrols, remind residents to be safe over holiday weekend

Area law enforcement to increase patrols, remind residents to be safe over holiday weekend

August 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, area law enforcement agencies are reminding motorists to use extra caution this Labor Day weekend and to expect to see an increase in officers on the roadways.

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Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

August 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A 28-year-old Southwest Virginia man has been indicted for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old in a restroom at Kingsport's Aquatic Center.

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Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; retailers fall

Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; retailers fall

August 28th, 2014 5:31 pm by Associated Press

U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs.

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Charges against Tennessee gun rights advocate dismissed

Charges against Tennessee gun rights advocate dismissed

August 28th, 2014 5:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Nashville judge has dismissed charges against a man who walked around downtown last year wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle with a silencer.

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Advocates urge governor to expand Medicaid

Advocates urge governor to expand Medicaid

August 28th, 2014 3:53 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee NAACP President Gloria Sweet-Love says her group wrote the governor about two weeks ago and will hold events throughout the year to draw attention to the issue.

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Lawmakers call for hearing on new history course

Lawmakers call for hearing on new history course

August 28th, 2014 2:50 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports that the lawmakers wrote a joint letter to the board questioning whether the course "emphasizes negative aspects while omitting or minimizing the positive" aspects of American history.

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