Kingsport Times News Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Jimmy the Groundhog turns on Wisconsin mayor

Jimmy the Groundhog turns on Wisconsin mayor

February 2nd, 2015 8:10 pm by Associated Press

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — A mayor in Wisconsin has learned a valuable lesson about his city's weather-predicting critter: Don't get too close.

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Oxycodone and suboxone seized from Hawkins man during traffic stop

Oxycodone and suboxone seized from Hawkins man during traffic stop

February 2nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly found in possession of suboxone and oxycodone during a traffic stop Friday afternoon said he was driving on the wrong side of the road because he was watching police through his rear view mirror.

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Johnson City man claims PTSD led to wife's early morning shooting

Johnson City man claims PTSD led to wife's early morning shooting

February 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by NET News Service

Responding to a shooting report just after 2 a.m., police found Mack's wife, Jennifer, lying in a bedroom floor. She had a gunshot wound to her left hip area. She told police her husband had beaten her all day before shooting her.

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Rogersville teen succumbed to injuries from wreck last week

Rogersville teen succumbed to injuries from wreck last week

February 2nd, 2015 4:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Witnesses told the Times-News the pickup slid sideways into the parked tractor trailer, and the passenger side door of the pickup struck the rear of the flatbed trailer at a high rate of speed.

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Charles Manson marriage license to expire without a wedding

Charles Manson marriage license to expire without a wedding

February 2nd, 2015 4:37 pm by SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

Afton Elaine Burton and the 80-year-old Manson obtained a 90-day marriage license late last year. It expires Thursday, making this past weekend the couple's final opportunity to hold a wedding

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Northeast gets its 2nd major workday snowstorm in a week

Northeast gets its 2nd major workday snowstorm in a week

February 2nd, 2015 4:32 pm by MARK PRATT, Associated Press; DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A winter storm inflicted fresh misery on the Northeast on Monday, causing the cancellation of flights, classes and major court cases across a region still digging out from last week's blizzard.

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How Obama would spend your money in 2016, agency by agency

How Obama would spend your money in 2016, agency by agency

February 2nd, 2015 4:28 pm by Associated Press

Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more.

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DUI suspect asleep in driveway with foot on brake of car running in gear

DUI suspect asleep in driveway with foot on brake of car running in gear

February 2nd, 2015 3:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police later found out the car was running, and was in "drive," and was only being held in place by the unconscious driver's foot on the brake.

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Cracked!: Kingsport men arrested for stealing safe

Cracked!: Kingsport men arrested for stealing safe

February 2nd, 2015 2:21 pm by Nick Shepherd

Would-be safe thieves had their plot foiled when neighbors saw them flipping a safe across a parking lot and informed police. The kicker? The safe was completely empty.

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Purse thief identified, arrested thanks to public's help

Purse thief identified, arrested thanks to public's help

February 2nd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

Callers identified the man as Jeffrey Lunsford, 48, Lories Lane, Piney Flats. Lunsford reportedly admitted to stealing the purse after speaking with detectives, the release stated.

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