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KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

July 2nd, 2015 7:09 am by Matthew Lane

Not only can fireworks be potentially dangerous for people, they happen to be illegal to use and possess within the Kingsport city limits. Any person found guilty of violating this ordinance could be fined up to $110 for each offense.

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Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot

Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO Narcotics Unit found 122 pills and nine ounces of pot at the home pf a man arrested for shooting at his neighbors over a property dispute.

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Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

July 1st, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"The whole idea behind this effort is to preserve this golf course and keep Tennessee's oldest club alive," said Walters, whose Friendship Family of Dealerships is one of the leading automotive companies in the Southeast.

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Iron Butt Rally to make stop in Kingsport Sunday

Iron Butt Rally to make stop in Kingsport Sunday

July 1st, 2015 4:00 pm by Holly Nelms, Special to the Times-News

The rally consists of several checkpoints located throughout the United States. To be considered a finisher for the event, riders must arrive at each checkpoint within a two-hour time frame.

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Tennessee store owner replaces 'No Gays Allowed' sign

Tennessee store owner replaces 'No Gays Allowed' sign

July 1st, 2015 3:06 pm by Associated Press

An East Tennessee hardware store owner who put up a "No Gays Allowed" sign has replaced it with one reading, "We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who would violate our rights of freedom of speech & freedom of religion."

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Tenure battle in Wisconsin seen as bellwether by educators across US

Tenure battle in Wisconsin seen as bellwether by educators across US

July 1st, 2015 2:00 pm by By Karen Herzog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (TNS)

The second assumption in the national debate is that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker - a certain presidential candidate in 2016 - is the behind-the-scenes architect of the provisions in the GOP plan

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Bloomingdale stakeout busts fireworks stand burglar

Bloomingdale stakeout busts fireworks stand burglar

July 1st, 2015 1:44 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in multiple burglaries of a Bloomingdale fireworks tent was arrested on Tuesday night, as business operators had hidden to thwart his latest attempt, then chased him "out of his shoes" and into a briar patch.

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Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

July 1st, 2015 12:52 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer

Companies have been cutting ties with Trump left and right after his presidential campaign kickoff speech last week in which he declared that some Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.

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Tractor-trailer hitches could be faulty, 6,000 may be in use

Tractor-trailer hitches could be faulty, 6,000 may be in use

July 1st, 2015 12:00 pm by TOM KRISHER, Associated Press; DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

On June 9, the agency began investigating a potentially high rate of trailer separations for the hitch involved in the crash - the "Ultra LT" made by Fontaine Fifth Wheel of Trussville, Alabama. Fontaine says it is cooperating with the probe.

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Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

July 1st, 2015 11:15 am by Nick Shepherd

Barry Staubus, district attorney general for Sullivan County, said there will probably still be some pain management clinics that dispense more medication than a patient needs, even after the repeal of the law.

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