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Kingsport man charged with DUI, retaliating against police

Kingsport man charged with DUI, retaliating against police

May 13th, 2014 3:34 pm by Rain Smith, Net News Service

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly crashing into trees while intoxicated, accosting motorists who stopped to offer aid, then issuing "several detailed threats" to kill arresting officers.

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Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

Roan Mountain man charged with attempted murder after shotgun dispute over safe

May 13th, 2014 3:34 pm by John Thompson

The incident began with a burglary report and ended with a shotgun blast on Buck Mountain Road.

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Not invisible; Aiken wins Democratic nomination to Congress

Not invisible; Aiken wins Democratic nomination to Congress

May 13th, 2014 3:27 pm by Associated Press

"American Idol" singer Clay Aiken won what had been a hotly contested Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat according to a final, unofficial vote count that was posted Tuesday, a day after the accidental death of his closest rival.

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Official: 2 killed at West Virginia coal mine

Official: 2 killed at West Virginia coal mine

May 13th, 2014 3:14 pm by Associated Press

Two workers died after they were trapped as the ground failed at a West Virginia coal mine with a history of safety violations, federal and state officials said Tuesday.

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Death Valley National Park - VIDEO

May 13th, 2014 2:37 pm by Photo by Joe Grable

One of the many stops in Death Valley National Park is the Artist's Palette.

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Police: Man arrested after grandmother makes assault claim

Police: Man arrested after grandmother makes assault claim

May 13th, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested after police said he physically assaulted his grandmother during an argument.

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Bike enthusiasts hope Web could help Doe Mountain trail off

Bike enthusiasts hope Web could help Doe Mountain trail off

May 13th, 2014 2:02 pm by Staff Report

The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association of the Tri-Cities is seeking Internet votes from the community for a grant from Bell Helmets, which will be used to build mountain bike trails on Doe Mountain.

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Carter officeholders request raises for county employees

Carter officeholders request raises for county employees

May 13th, 2014 1:55 pm by John Thompson

The Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission focused on the offices that make up the county's General Fund during its meeting Monday afternoon. The committee is continuing its work to reach a recommendation for a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year

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Erwin board tables absentee policy; July 4 parade planned

Erwin board tables absentee policy; July 4 parade planned

May 13th, 2014 1:50 pm by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen was set Monday to consider the second draft of a resolution aimed at addressing alderman absenteeism, but a vote on the matter was again delayed, as several aldermen feel the resolution's wording was fine the first ti

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Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

May 13th, 2014 1:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Sanders L. Dixon had already pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault but had asked Judge Stacy Street for judicial diversion.

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