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VIDEO & PHOTOS: Fire shuts down part of Lynn Garden on Thursday - VIDEO

July 3rd, 2014 1:35 pm by David Grace

According to Kingsport Fire Department Public Education Officer Barry Brickey, the KFD received numerous calls about a fire at an abandoned structure on Mullins Street.

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'Touchy' passenger swipes man's wedding band

'Touchy' passenger swipes man's wedding band

July 3rd, 2014 1:14 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police that a woman — whom he "had just met" — climbed on top of his middle console as they cruised the back roads of Hawkins County.

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Update: Fire shuts down part of U.S. Route 23 after two trucks overturn

Update: Fire shuts down part of U.S. Route 23 after two trucks overturn

July 3rd, 2014 12:16 pm by Stephen Igo

Two trucks overturned and one caught fire on U.S. Route 23 on Thursday, closing the southbound lanes of the highway for several hours. The mishap occurred at the on ramp of the J.I. Burton High School exit of Norton at about 10:30 a.m.

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Fireworks allegedly thrown at Kingsport children leads to arrest of man, mother

Fireworks allegedly thrown at Kingsport children leads to arrest of man, mother

July 3rd, 2014 11:23 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly threw fireworks at Kingsport children — then engaged in an altercation with a father who took issue — faces multiple charges, including resisting arrest after a scuffle with officers.

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Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

July 3rd, 2014 10:30 am by Nick Shepherd

A Washington County, Va., man was shot late Wednesday night while trying to break into a home, according to a press release.

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Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

July 3rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

In a nutshell, the program calls for students who are struggling in math or reading to spend time with an "interventionist" in a setting where they receive more personal instruction.

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University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

July 3rd, 2014 6:45 am by By Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman (MCT)

Law enforcement officials and retired military officers hailed the investigations that they said brought two men to swift justice, citing concerns over homegrown terrorism and a possible rise in Westerners joining an al-Qaida offshoot.

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KFD: Leave fireworks to the pros

KFD: Leave fireworks to the pros

July 3rd, 2014 6:40 am by Matthew Lane

In Sullivan County, fireworks can be used between the hours of 2 and 10 p.m., on July 4. Fireworks must be at least 100 feet away from residences unless permission is given by the homeowner. Violators could be fined up to $500.

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Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

July 3rd, 2014 6:22 am by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting the governor to warn vacationers along the coast not to risk their safety.

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Man accused of  macing mom's boyfriend charged with aggravated burglary, auto burglary

Man accused of macing mom's boyfriend charged with aggravated burglary, auto burglary

July 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who had been wanted for allegedly macing his mother's boyfriend in January was arrested Sunday morning along with another man during a residential burglary.

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