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TVA still investigating cause of water seepage at Boone Dam

TVA still investigating cause of water seepage at Boone Dam

January 22nd, 2015 8:29 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The warmer days of spring are just over the horizon, but what that will mean for boaters, skiers and fishermen who want to take to Boone Lake's waters is, well, up in the air.

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House heads to vote on border security bill

House heads to vote on border security bill

January 22nd, 2015 8:22 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Pres

The bill aims at securing the U.S. border with Mexico, as majority Republicans seek to demonstrate that they can chart their own course on immigration — not just oppose President Barack Obama.

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Dead livestock added to illegal dump in Hawkins

Dead livestock added to illegal dump in Hawkins

January 21st, 2015 11:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said Wednesday his department has been notified of the dump, and although no one has filed an official complaint, there will be an investigation.

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Forbes: Haslam now country's richest elected official

Forbes: Haslam now country's richest elected official

January 21st, 2015 5:59 pm by Associated Press

Tenn. Gov. Bill Haslam's net worth has more than doubled since August from $980 million to $2 billion, according to Forbes.

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KPD searching for smart phone thieves

KPD searching for smart phone thieves

January 21st, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff report

Kingsport police are searching for two suspects who opened a fake account then purchased real smart phones, according to a press release.

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Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

January 21st, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to man "fighting with the theater staff" inside the Kingsport Town Center, while his female companion was "screaming" at other employees.

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Passenger avoids charges after loaded gun found in TCRA carry-on

Passenger avoids charges after loaded gun found in TCRA carry-on

January 21st, 2015 12:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

The firearm, a loaded .45 caliber pistol, was found at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint. Police were alerted and took possession of the bag.

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Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

January 21st, 2015 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Being arrested on multiple felony charges should probably humble a 19-year-old youth. But apparently not Kingsport's Gregory A. Fletcher, who allegedly fled police at approximately 100 mph in Lynn Garden, then bragged "I smoked your ass."

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Ad by special-effects master pits cats vs. dogs for a cause

Ad by special-effects master pits cats vs. dogs for a cause

January 21st, 2015 10:32 am by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

It's a rare ad urging viewers to spay or neuter their pets and uses elaborate computer-generated images and live-action shots of cats and dogs in pet-sized football helmets and pads facing off in a stadium.

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Airlines expected to report soaring profits

Airlines expected to report soaring profits

January 21st, 2015 8:35 am by By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune

Delta started the hit parade Tuesday by beating Wall Street profit estimates and projecting $2 billion in lower fuel costs for 2015 — although it technically took a loss in the fourth quarter because it had to devalue its fuel-hedging contracts.

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