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KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

February 17th, 2014 4:15 pm by Rain Smith, Net News Service

A Saturday crash in Kingsport has triggered multiple charges against an allegedly drunken driver, whose passenger during the wreck was reportedly a young child with no child seat.

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I-81 crash leads to manhunt near Kingsport

I-81 crash leads to manhunt near Kingsport

February 17th, 2014 3:34 pm by NET News Service

The crash was a single-vehicle incident near mile-marker 56.

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UPDATE: EPD arrests 3 after drugs, guns found near childrens beds

UPDATE: EPD arrests 3 after drugs, guns found near childrens beds

February 17th, 2014 1:58 pm by Max Hrenda

The Elizabethton Police Department has arrested three Johnson City residents on drug and child abuse charges.

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Pope opens big week with sex, gays, divorce on agenda

Pope opens big week with sex, gays, divorce on agenda

February 17th, 2014 1:57 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Francis scheduled the summit last year and took the unusual step of sending bishops around the world a questionnaire for ordinary Catholics to fill out about how they understand and practice church teaching on marriage, sex and other issues.

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3 men accused of raping woman in Georgia at gunpoint before setting her on fire

3 men accused of raping woman in Georgia at gunpoint before setting her on fire

February 17th, 2014 1:35 pm by Associated Press

The victim was hospitalized and underwent extensive treatment.

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After union defeat at Tennessee Volkswagen plant, can and will the GOP fulfill its jobs promise?

After union defeat at Tennessee Volkswagen plant, can and will the GOP fulfill its jobs promise?

February 17th, 2014 1:28 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker all but guaranteed the German automaker would announce within two weeks of a union rejection that it would build a new midsized sport utility vehicle at its only U.S. factory instead of sending the work to Mexico.

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Confederate sub made history 150 years ago Monday

Confederate sub made history 150 years ago Monday

February 17th, 2014 1:20 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

On a clear, moonlight night 150 years ago, the hand-cranked Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley glided out over glassy seas off South Carolina, sailing into history as the first submarine ever to sink an enemy warship.

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Gay-rights activist detained at Olympic Park in Russia

Gay-rights activist detained at Olympic Park in Russia

February 17th, 2014 1:13 pm by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

An Italian gay-rights activist has been detained by Russian police as she entered Shayba Arena at the Olympic Park to watch a hockey game.

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Meet Your Neighbors: Music lover has passion for helping youngsters

Meet Your Neighbors: Music lover has passion for helping youngsters

February 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Gary B. Gray

I don't think anybody here really has a title maybe number one goon. - Collin McHenry.

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Opinion
Opinion: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

Opinion: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

February 17th, 2014 10:46 am by NET News Service

The latest antics involving the Sullivan County mayor and the county's highway department demonstrate yet again why Tennessee counties should hire professional managers, rather than leave executive responsibilities to whoever wins a popularity contest.

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