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Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

June 23rd, 2015 9:00 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

A man who has been jailed for six months - after a Kingsport woman allegedly found video of him molesting an infant - now faces new rape and child porn charges.

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Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

June 23rd, 2015 8:56 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown."

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Texting spat, speeding behind fatal school bus crash

Texting spat, speeding behind fatal school bus crash

June 23rd, 2015 8:54 pm by Don Jacobs, News Sentinel Staff

Veteran school bus driver James Davenport, 48, wasn't watching traffic on the rain-soaked Asheville Highway as he drove 22 children home.

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Crime
Drunken crash destroyed parked car in Kingsport, police say

Drunken crash destroyed parked car in Kingsport, police say

June 23rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Tire tracks and gouge marks along several miles of Kingsport roads led police to the driver.

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Hot night in Erwin - Unicoi County employee insurance proposals spark fireworks

Hot night in Erwin - Unicoi County employee insurance proposals spark fireworks

June 23rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Commission chills proposed changes after heated debate

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Law change may be needed to remove KKK leader's bust from Capitol

Law change may be needed to remove KKK leader's bust from Capitol

June 23rd, 2015 1:58 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Barring a waiver, it could take an act of the Tennessee General Assembly to remove the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state Capitol.

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Wednesday power outage planned in Gray area

Wednesday power outage planned in Gray area

June 23rd, 2015 1:40 pm by Staff Report

A 10-minute power outage could affect customers in Gray Wednesday morning, as Johnson City Power Board crews connect the new Fordtown Substation.

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Euthanized bear not involved in Smoky Mountains attack on teen

Euthanized bear not involved in Smoky Mountains attack on teen

June 23rd, 2015 12:10 pm by Staff Report

Officials with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park say DNA results show a euthanized bear was not responsible for an attack on a 16-year-old boy.

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New Morristown call center to employ hundreds

New Morristown call center to employ hundreds

June 23rd, 2015 12:02 pm by Staff Report

A new call center is opening in East Tennessee that will eventually employ between 300 and 550 workers.

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Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer unaccounted for after plane crash

Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer unaccounted for after plane crash

June 23rd, 2015 12:01 pm by Associated Press

A plane registered to Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer James Horner has crashed in Southern California, but the identity of the one person who died has not been released.

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