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Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

October 6th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol man called police on his ex-girlfriend — reporting they'd not dated for three years — after she locked him out of his home, adding that she may have been motivated after he "found another lady."

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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

October 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Photos from an attempted catalytic converter theft at Kingsport residence have helped identify a suspect and a person of interest, with police now seeking information on their whereabouts.

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Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

October 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Matt Hansen, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

Addressing a small but vocal crowd of supporters in front of the Arlington County courthouse, Virginia AG Mark Herring praised the Supreme Court's move Monday to clear the way for same-sex marriage for the first time in a Southern state.

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Second Harvest nets $60,000 through online voting

Second Harvest nets $60,000 through online voting

October 6th, 2014 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Hunger in our area has increased by more than 10,000 individuals over the last four years. More than 82,500 people receive food from a soup kitchen, food pantry or food bank program annually.

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Capacity discipline: A smaller number of airlines are cashing in on a strategy focused on not adding more flights

Capacity discipline: A smaller number of airlines are cashing in on a strategy focused on not adding more flights

October 6th, 2014 3:03 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Airlines are recording huge profits. Flights are more than 80 percent full. The economy continues rebounding. So why aren't the airlines adding flights and more destinations at places like Tri-Cities Regional Airport?

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Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

October 6th, 2014 12:49 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to a court document, the stabbing happened in the victim's residence at Millercrest Apartments while he was in bed asleep.

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Firm offers pickup, drop-off for used cooking oil

Firm offers pickup, drop-off for used cooking oil

October 6th, 2014 12:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County's Solid Waste Department is partnering with a private company that recently moved into the region to offer residents a way to recycle used cooking oil.

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KPD seeks info on felony shoplifter

KPD seeks info on felony shoplifter

October 6th, 2014 11:28 am by Staff Report

Kingsport police hope the public can identify a suspect in three separate shoplifting incidents at Walmart, where he allegedly made away with more than $2,000 in merchandise.

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Supreme court denies gay marriage appeals

Supreme court denies gay marriage appeals

October 6th, 2014 11:05 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions.

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