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Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

Wise police seize synthetic drugs, cash in traffic stop

March 12th, 2015 9:58 am by Staff report

Deputies also located a handgun, several packets of synthetic marijuana and $4,991 in cash. All the items were seized and further charges are pending

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Bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

Bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

March 12th, 2015 8:40 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss of Jonesborough said he introduced the measure because he believes that "current laws here in Tennessee infringe on the Second Amendment of our U.S. Constitution."

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Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

Officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

March 12th, 2015 7:08 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias.

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Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

March 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Food for Kids program provides a bag full of health snacks and easy to prepare meal items for 4,666 children in the 14 school districts around the eight county region of Northeast Tennessee.

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Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

March 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gene Price was surprised Tuesday to read an article in the Times-News about an effort by an organization that maintains a Dutch WWII cemetery in Margraten, attempting to locate a photo of his uncle, Pfc. Lewis E. Price.

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70 new dogs strain local rescue group

70 new dogs strain local rescue group

March 11th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

The director of Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue made the decision to rescue the dogs after their owner, a Sullivan County woman, was cited for animal cruelty earlier this month.

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Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

March 11th, 2015 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

Back-to-back, early morning burglaries at a Kingsport liquor store and pharmacy have led to a pair of arrests, with police saying the teenage suspects could be tied to a string of additional business break-ins.

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Haslam names Kingsport a pilot community in new health initiative

Haslam names Kingsport a pilot community in new health initiative

March 11th, 2015 3:13 pm by Nick Shepherd

"One of the reasons Kingsport was chosen was because of our infrastructure and policies," said Heather Cook, Executive Director of Healthy Kingsport. "Hopefully we can be a model city for other cities across the state."

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The euro's tumbling and here's why

The euro's tumbling and here's why

March 11th, 2015 12:55 pm by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

On Wednesday, the euro fell as low as $1.0557, its weakest against the dollar since April 2003.

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Juvenile motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph

Juvenile motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph

March 11th, 2015 12:16 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say an "immature" juvenile on a powerful street bike put the public at risk on Tuesday, fleeing officers at 100 mph - and flipping one the bird - before he was surrounded and arrested in a parking lot.

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