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Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

April 25th, 2015 10:00 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat - even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

April 25th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include the feds sentencing three Wise County residents, a woman recounting an alleged sexual attack, a Sullivan County couple being dismembered.

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Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

April 25th, 2015 9:59 am by CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press

A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.

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Kingsport mayoral hopefuls address city issues at forum

Kingsport mayoral hopefuls address city issues at forum

April 24th, 2015 11:52 pm by Matthew Lane

The forum kicked off with a question also asked of the alderman candidates last week - what is the proper role of city government in economic development?

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Double murder suspect appears in court

Double murder suspect appears in court

April 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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UPDATE: Speeding car slams into deputy, triggering four-vehicle crash

April 24th, 2015 12:41 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating why a car plowed through a Kingsport intersection and slammed into a Sullivan County deputy, collecting two additional vehicles and sending five people - including an infant - to the hospital.

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KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

April 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

The search of a Kingsport home has led to more than 100 oxycodone pills, drug money and bartered food stamps, according to police, along with the arrest of a senior citizen who defrauded the state's health care system to obtain her goods.

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Local Little Leaguer's brush with death spurs sizable donation

Local Little Leaguer's brush with death spurs sizable donation

April 24th, 2015 11:11 am by Marci Gore

Despite living 400 miles away from Scott County, an Indiana family has stepped up and donated a defibrillator to Gate City Little League. The move was motivated by a near-fatal accident on the local diamond and their own son's death in a similar incident.

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Update: 9- and 11-year-old arrested in Friday bomb threat, five arrests overall

Update: 9- and 11-year-old arrested in Friday bomb threat, five arrests overall

April 24th, 2015 10:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Another juvenile is in custody for a third bomb threat at a Kingsport middle school while an elementary school was being evacuated for yet another bomb threat, marking four such incidents in the last three days.

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Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

April 24th, 2015 10:06 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion - it says it's now a church - in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school.

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