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Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

August 25th, 2014 11:15 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces three felonies after allegedly pulling out a handgun while inside Dairy Queen, placing the barrel against the back of a customer who was ordering food, then demanding money under the threat of murder.

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Corker discusses a host of issues ranging from Iraq to VW

Corker discusses a host of issues ranging from Iraq to VW

August 25th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Republican, the ranking GOP member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says the Obama administration now owes an explanation to the country to do something about it

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Going legit: Reality TV star Tim Smith visits Tri-Cities promoting 'legit' moonshine

August 25th, 2014 9:30 am by Jeff Bobo

"We don't want people to drink something that takes their lips off. We want them to drink it, and enjoy the flavor." -- Tim Smith

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TennCare fraud affects every citizen in the state

TennCare fraud affects every citizen in the state

August 25th, 2014 9:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Once probationary requirements are completed, a person convicted of TennCare fraud is allowed to once again participate in the program. No one can be banned from receiving the benefits, no matter how many times they commit fraud against the state.

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Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

August 25th, 2014 8:43 am by JENNA GOTTLIEB and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

After the alert was lowered, aviation authorities lifted a no-fly zone that had been imposed for 100 nautical miles by 140 nautical miles (185 kilometers by 260 kilometers) around the volcano.

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THP planning 'no refusal' enforcement weekend

THP planning 'no refusal' enforcement weekend

August 25th, 2014 8:39 am by Associated Press

The "no refusal" law allows officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers.

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Church Hill to study 'dangerous' intersection at Main Boulevard, Silver Lake Road

Church Hill to study 'dangerous' intersection at Main Boulevard, Silver Lake Road

August 25th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill resident Louise Bright asked the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday to address blind spots at the intersection of Silver Lake Road and Main Boulevard near where she lives.

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Shupe opens up about his battle with alcoholism

Shupe opens up about his battle with alcoholism

August 24th, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The struggle has cost him greatly — two arrests for DUI, the business he co-founded, his seat on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and having the whole ordeal laid out in the media, before his friends and family in his hometown.

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Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

August 24th, 2014 4:57 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

LEWISTON, Maine — The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.

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Dryden class of '59 collecting donations to help current elementary school students

Dryden class of '59 collecting donations to help current elementary school students

August 24th, 2014 4:00 pm by Marci Gore

"We first started looking at a Class of '59 scholarship," said Ely. "But we found there was a greater need for unmet financial needs that these students have each and every school day."

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