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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House GOP sues administration over health care law

November 21st, 2014 1:23 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

GOP lawmakers filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Washington the morning after Obama announced unilateral executive actions to expand protections for millions of immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally.

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Tractor Supply theft suspect recklessly flees police

Tractor Supply theft suspect recklessly flees police

November 21st, 2014 12:37 pm by Rain Smith

The man suspected of stealing a mini-bike and small engines from a Kingsport store has been arrested, netting additional charges for allegedly fleeing police through a crowded parking lot and nearly striking another motorist.

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'Let me show you something': Gunplay in campground garners felony arrest

'Let me show you something': Gunplay in campground garners felony arrest

November 21st, 2014 9:35 am by Rain Smith

A report of a drunk man wandering into a campsite at a Kingsport KOA facility — then grabbing sunglasses off a stranger's head and firing a gun into the air — has prompted a felony arrest for reckless endangerment.

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Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

November 21st, 2014 7:04 am by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Thirty major building collapses were reported overnight, with the latest two deaths being residents of a nursing home that was evacuated.

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Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

Hawkins wants meeting with ETSU, Knox County about forensic services

November 21st, 2014 12:38 am by Jeff Bobo

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Coming Saturday: one engine, 10 cars,  15 tons of gifts and ...

Coming Saturday: one engine, 10 cars, 15 tons of gifts and ...

November 20th, 2014 10:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Santa Train is scheduled to roll into Kingsport Saturday after spreading Christmas cheer along a 110-mile route that begins in eastern Kentucky, passes through Southwest Virginia and Tennessee before ending in the Model City.

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'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago

'Bueller ... Bueller': Playing in parade just one stop on Volunteer High band's whirlwind tour of Chicago - VIDEO

November 20th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Reminiscent of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," the Volunteer High School Marching Band is packing a lot of excitement into a short period of time while in Chicago to perform in the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

November 20th, 2014 9:30 pm by Rain Smith

In Surgoinsville, police found a vehicle that was "possibly" stolen from Washington County, along with a man claiming it was his "work truck." He also admitted that his boss "has been requesting him to bring it back."

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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 20th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

In a televised address to the nation, Obama defended the legality of his actions and challenged GOP lawmakers to focus their energy not on blocking his actions, but on approving long-stalled legislation to take its place.

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Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

Triplets hope online video cooks up money for school cafeteria

November 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The 9-year-old Adams Elementary students are one of 25 finalists in the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, as in Uncle Ben's Rice. They could win a $30,000 noise-reducing cafeteria makeover, along with $15,000 for their family.

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