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Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

October 9th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

It's a far cry from past general elections that featured ads heavy on imagery of Alexander's past triumphs as governor — or even from the recently-concluded Republican primary in which he declined to even mention his opponent by name.

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The family that raids together, pays together

The family that raids together, pays together

October 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Four North Carolina residents have been arrested following the alleged strong-armed robbery attempt of a disputed car in Kingsport, where victims were threatened at gunpoint and had to fight off forced entry into their home.

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Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

October 9th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport mother's Wednesday afternoon nap was interrupted by police, after her two toddlers were allegedly found wandering through woods and streets without shoes.

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Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

October 9th, 2014 9:44 am by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Urgent Care began seeing patients on Monday beside Pal's in Lebanon.

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Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

October 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Jennifer Lea Napier allegedly fought with police at her home, and again when — while in custody — when she attempted to walk out of the emergency room at the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital.

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ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

October 8th, 2014 9:49 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Less than 24 hours after being deemed too controversial for discretionary funding by an overwhelming majority of ETSU's student Senate, Sex Week organizers turned to crowdsourcing for the cash needed to hold the three-day sexual health event.

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Second Hawkins teacher this season named 'Titans Teacher of the Week'

Second Hawkins teacher this season named 'Titans Teacher of the Week'

October 8th, 2014 7:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County already has two Tennessee Titans Teacher of the Week award winners in 2014, which is more wins than the struggling 1-4 Titans have achieved at this point in the season.

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Stocks have their best day of 2014

Stocks have their best day of 2014

October 8th, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

The jump was the latest whipsaw day for the stock market. Only the day before, the Dow plunged 273 points on fears that the global economy was slowing. Wednesday's gains only made up for what investors lost on Tuesday.

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Man whose indoor pot farm went up in blazes sentenced to prison

Man whose indoor pot farm went up in blazes sentenced to prison

October 8th, 2014 4:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Upon their arrival firefighters observed what appeared to be an indoor marijuana growing operation in the burning residence, with several plants, lights and other equipment. Firefighters then contacted the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office.

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'Malicious' vandals continue Stone Drive offensive

'Malicious' vandals continue Stone Drive offensive

October 8th, 2014 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

Less than a week after announcing a reward for information in a string of Stone Drive vandalisms — which inflicted more than $7,000 worth of damage — Kingsport police say additional businesses have now had windows shattered on their property.

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