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KPD: Man purposely crashes into car containing children

KPD: Man purposely crashes into car containing children

May 28th, 2015 4:40 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces five felonies after a fit of rage, according to police, as he intentionally slammed his car into a vehicle that contained his young son and stepchildren.

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Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

May 28th, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith

During an incident on Beech Creek Road, an alleged 100 mph motorist had to fight off a man who was in his truck bed - and kicking him in the head - while additional vehicles gave chase and rammed him multiple times.

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Kingsport woman escapes alleged kidnapper

Kingsport woman escapes alleged kidnapper

May 28th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police have arrested a man who allegedly grabbed his ex-girlfriend off her front porch in Kingsport, then held her against her will for several hours before she could escape from a vehicle in Scott County, Va.

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Gray hay field sports crop circle

Gray hay field sports crop circle

May 28th, 2015 9:29 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

What created the circular pattern in the hayfield is reportedly unknown, but a long-time crop circle researcher in Massachusetts hopes to determine if it was produced by an energy force or if it's man-made.

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Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples

May 28th, 2015 7:16 am by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The CDC said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, including Tennessee.

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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash

Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash

May 28th, 2015 7:13 am by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press

Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

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Obama to get hurricane briefing, warn about climate change

Obama to get hurricane briefing, warn about climate change

May 28th, 2015 7:11 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Government weather forecasters on Wednesday predicted six to 11 storms this season, with three to six of them developing into hurricanes. The season starts next week.

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Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls

Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls

May 28th, 2015 7:09 am by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

Experts say flood control has been offset by the population boom around Houston, one of the fastest-growing areas in the nation, and a Texas tradition of strong personal property and land use rights that mean fewer regulations.

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Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

May 27th, 2015 10:35 pm by Rick Wagner

The #UNSMOKEABLE campaign kicked off May 15 with the distribution of about 4,600 backpacks with information and incentives to all city and county middle school students across the county, as well as contests.

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Heritage Glass suspends operations

Heritage Glass suspends operations

May 27th, 2015 3:21 pm by Hank Hayes

The move at the Kingsport facility occurred at the end of business on Wednesday pending a "potential reinvestment and reorganization situation."

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