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Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

June 19th, 2014 8:14 am by Marci Gore

Payne Marshall spent six months in France during 1945, working as a radar technician for the radar units used during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

June 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker pitched his legislation Wednesday to fix up the nation's highway infrastructure by raising federal fuel taxes by six cents twice in the next two years and paying for the hike with provisions in the so-called "tax extenders" bill.

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Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

June 18th, 2014 7:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

"We are pleased that Mr. Wines has accepted the position at Volunteer and know that his focus on academic success and school improvement will benefit the students, staff and community." director of schools Steve Starnes

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Hawkins commission may address lengthy EMS response times with regulations

Hawkins commission may address lengthy EMS response times with regulations

June 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ambulance response times in certain areas of Hawkins County, including Bulls Gap and Phipps Bend have been reported in excess of 20 and 30 minutes.

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Deadly brawl is latest test of self-defense laws

Deadly brawl is latest test of self-defense laws

June 18th, 2014 5:00 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

A Colorado prosecutor said he's frustrated that the state's "Make My Day" law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.

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Elder abuse suspect arrives at court in dead grandmother's stolen car

Elder abuse suspect arrives at court in dead grandmother's stolen car

June 18th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman facing charges of elder abuse against her grandmother — who was hospitalized and later died — has been arrested again after reportedly arriving to court in the victim's stolen car.

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34th Fun Fest set to usher in new events

June 18th, 2014 2:10 pm by LURAH LOWERY, llowery@timesnews.net

Six new events were announced as well as changes to the festival this year. The new Fun Fest mobile app will be available in app stores at the end of this week and will include information about tickets, events, concerts and activities.

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Two males sought by KPD after allegedly shooting at moving vehicle

Two males sought by KPD after allegedly shooting at moving vehicle

June 18th, 2014 11:58 am by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport Police are seeking two male suspects for allegedly shooting the windshield of a moving vehicle, according to a press release.

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Baltimore attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

Baltimore attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

June 18th, 2014 11:33 am by Rain Smith

A man accused of trying to kill someone during a bar fight in Baltimore, Md., has been apprehended by Kingsport police and U.S. Marshals.

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Alleged Kingsport paving scammer wanted in Scott County

Alleged Kingsport paving scammer wanted in Scott County

June 18th, 2014 10:36 am by Wes Bunch

Frank Edward Small's criminal record extends from Sullivan County, Tenn., to Mercer, W. Va. He was scheduled to appear June 11 in Scott County Circuit Court, but reportedly failed to show.

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