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Crime
Police: Kingsport man threatened mass murder after argument with boyfriend

Police: Kingsport man threatened mass murder after argument with boyfriend

September 5th, 2014 5:09 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Kingsport man allegedly threatened to get his gun and "spray everybody" after getting into an argument with his boyfriend, according to police.

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Deputy fatally shoots man in East Tennessee hospital

Deputy fatally shoots man in East Tennessee hospital

September 5th, 2014 4:54 pm by Associated Press

Authorities said the man, identified as Steven Lee Howell, took a weapon from one of the two deputies escorting him. The other deputy fired the fatal shot.

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Man arrested in 4 deaths; missing autistic boy, 4, found safe

Man arrested in 4 deaths; missing autistic boy, 4, found safe

September 5th, 2014 4:50 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

Adam Matos, 28, had checked into the Floridan Palace Hotel using his own name, and police said they tricked him out of his room on the historic building's 18th floor and away from the child.

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Sullivan County jail nearly loses certification due to overcrowding

Sullivan County jail nearly loses certification due to overcrowding

September 5th, 2014 4:40 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News service

The issue was so serious Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson and newly elected Mayor Richard Venable went to Nashville to attend a TCI board meeting this week.

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Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed

Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed

September 5th, 2014 1:35 pm by NATALIYA VASILYEVA and PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

A cease-fire took hold Friday night in eastern Ukraine after the president's representative signed a deal with Russian-backed separatists in an effort to bring an end to nearly five months of fighting.

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Tennessee expecting tough test from Arkansas State

Tennessee expecting tough test from Arkansas State

September 5th, 2014 12:35 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones respects the way Arkansas State continues to win despite undergoing constant coaching turnover.

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Weather Drawings

Today's weather drawing -- Sept. 5, 2014

September 5th, 2014 12:03 pm by Hope, fourth grade, Fairmont

From Hope, fourth grade, Fairmont

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Entertainment Local Entertainment Mystery Diner
Elizabethton's Red Ginger is not your typical Asian buffet

Elizabethton's Red Ginger is not your typical Asian buffet

September 5th, 2014 11:31 am by Mystery Diner

I will always be a green-as-grass novice when it comes to understanding and appreciating all that Asian cuisine has to offer. Growing up, I was fortunate to have parents who liked to dine out, especially at old-school Chinese family style restaurants. The

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Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

September 5th, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

Previously, the employees had two options: a standard plan and a partnership plan. The plans were not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.

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14th annual East Tennessee Celtic Festival this weekend

14th annual East Tennessee Celtic Festival this weekend

September 5th, 2014 11:27 am by Staff Reports

The 14th Annual East Tennessee Celtic Festival (formerly the Sycamore Shoals Celtic Festival) presented by the Upper East Tennessee Celtic Society will be held this weekend at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area.

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