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Troopers to up patrol on St. Patrick's Day weekend

Troopers to up patrol on St. Patrick's Day weekend

March 13th, 2014 5:45 pm by Staff Reports

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is issuing a reminder to motorists over the St. Patrick's Day holiday to wear their seat belts and to drive sober.

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SUV slams into Burger Hut in Stoney Creek

SUV slams into Burger Hut in Stoney Creek

March 13th, 2014 4:34 pm by John Thompson

No injuries were reported.

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Man arrested after Kingsport assault, police pursuit and crash

Man arrested after Kingsport assault, police pursuit and crash

March 13th, 2014 12:16 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A domestic assault in the bathroom and bar of a Kingsport restaurant spiraled into a pair of police pursuits on Wednesday, with a man eventually apprehended after he crashed into a tree along the Greenbelt several hours later.

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Update: Man stabbed 8 times after apartment invasion in Gray

Update: Man stabbed 8 times after apartment invasion in Gray

March 13th, 2014 11:45 am by Becky Campbell

Deputies went to 131 Bob Fitz Road receiving after a call that a man had been stabbed.

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Man shot in Johnson City home invasion charged with church burglaries

Man shot in Johnson City home invasion charged with church burglaries

March 13th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Reports

Matthew Dylan Norris was charged after police investigated burglary reports from Tacoma Church of God and Johnson City Freewill Baptist Church.

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Searchers scour rubble after NYC gas explosion kills 7

Searchers scour rubble after NYC gas explosion kills 7

March 13th, 2014 10:32 am by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

The explosion Wednesday morning in East Harlem injured more than 60 people, with searchers still trying to locate others a day later.

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50-car pileup: Ohio State Highway Patrol releases names of turnpike crash victims

50-car pileup: Ohio State Highway Patrol releases names of turnpike crash victims

March 13th, 2014 10:18 am by Sandusky Register

The Ohio Patrol released the names of the victims killed Wednesday in a weather related 50-car pileup on the Ohio Turnpike Wednesday afternoon.

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Wish Granted: Fire department answers call to bring 6-year-old accident victim home

Wish Granted: Fire department answers call to bring 6-year-old accident victim home

March 13th, 2014 10:09 am by Brad Hicks

When they heard 6-year-old Austin Smith, the Unicoi Elementary School student injured last week at a Unicoi bus stop, wanted to return home from the hospital in a fire engine, members of the Unicoi Volunteer Fire Department rushed into action.

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Commissioners' health benefits may fund work

Commissioners' health benefits may fund work

March 12th, 2014 9:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

County commissioners could be saying so long to taxpayer-funded insurance benefits if an amended resolution to spend an additional $120,000 for completion of second-floor renovations at the Washington County Courthouse gets the thumbs up from the full com

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Area retail sales report reflects tough 4th quarter for region

Area retail sales report reflects tough 4th quarter for region

March 12th, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

There's no way to sugarcoat a Tri-Cities Retail Sales Report put out Wednesday by East Tennessee State University's Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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