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Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

Police: Kingsport resident thwarts ex-employee's burglary

July 30th, 2014 10:08 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man was allegedly caught while burglarizing the home of his former boss on Tuesday, then waited for police to arrive and admitted to three prior thefts from the residence.

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Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

July 30th, 2014 8:01 am by JENNIFER AGIESTA and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

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SW Va. man sentenced in shooting death of former stepfather

SW Va. man sentenced in shooting death of former stepfather

July 30th, 2014 7:48 am by Wes Bunch

Richard Allen Brooks was ordered by 30th Circuit Court Judge Tammy McElyea to serve a total of 21 years and four months of a 40-year prison sentence.

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House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

July 29th, 2014 11:00 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.

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Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates

Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates

July 29th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's letter to President Barack Obama that says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.

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Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

Kingsport, Bristol voters to decide on wine in grocery stores

July 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Sullivan County Elections Administrator Jason Booher confirms his office has verified the minimum required number of petition signatures for the referendum issue to be voted on in both localities.

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In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules

In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules

July 29th, 2014 6:30 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

The criticism came as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held the first of two days of public hearings on a plan which would force a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030.

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Car crashes into Kingsport shoe store

Car crashes into Kingsport shoe store

July 29th, 2014 5:21 pm by Rain Smith

According to Kingsport police, the driver of a Subaru station wagon briefly passed out in front of Rack Room Shoes.

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New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

New charge filed against woman who allegedly drove into church, stabbed husband

July 29th, 2014 4:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Stephanie Faye Hamman, 23, allegedly stated that God told her to drive through the front doors of Providence Church, adding that her husband was "worshiping NASCAR" and that the devil put bad ideas in her head.

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House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

July 29th, 2014 1:24 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.

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