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Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

July 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was reportedly angry at his neighbors for reporting he had shot animals, so he "pulled his pants down and bent over." As they looked on from their porch, he proceeded to get more obscene.

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Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

July 6th, 2014 12:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Citing anecdotal evidence, staff and volunteers involved with SeniorConnectKpt.org believe they've had a successful first year, with nearly 5,000 visitors to the site since it launched in March 2013.

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Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

July 6th, 2014 10:00 am by JON GERBERG, Associated Press

An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves — by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.

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Home cooking a tasty treat for Big Stone's outdoor drama

Home cooking a tasty treat for Big Stone's outdoor drama

July 6th, 2014 8:00 am by Stephen Igo

Crackling with lightning and thunder, heavy with torrential rains, a summertime thunderstorm gathered over Big Stone Gap on Friday. Mark Salyer wondered if opening night for the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama would be a washout.

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Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

July 6th, 2014 7:09 am by Jeff Bobo

Recently appointed Hawkins County director of schools Steve Starnes filled two vacancies in the central office this past week, but those appointments will leave holes to fill at a couple of Church Hill schools.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration

July 6th, 2014 6:04 am by Jeff Bobo

The weather was perfect for Saturday's annual Fourth of July Celebration at the Rogersville City Park.

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Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

July 6th, 2014 5:30 am by MARTIN GRIFFITH, Associated Press

U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency.

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Shark bites man near Southern Calif. beach

Shark bites man near Southern Calif. beach

July 6th, 2014 5:00 am by Associated Press

A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water off Southern California's Manhattan Beach Pier, officials said.

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UPDATE: Kingsport alderman charged with DUI, violation of implied consent

UPDATE: Kingsport alderman charged with DUI, violation of implied consent

July 5th, 2014 6:07 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport alderman was arrested in Sullivan County on Friday night for allegedly driving under the influence.

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Officials scramble to solve elevator issue at J. Fred Johnson expansion project

Officials scramble to solve elevator issue at J. Fred Johnson expansion project

July 5th, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The elevator doesn't go all the way to the top. Literally. Kingsport and construction officials have been scrambling this week to solve an issue with the elevator and its backup generator.

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