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Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

September 25th, 2013 3:28 pm by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

Though Kingsport's 14 traffic fatalities in 2013 are the most seen in a calendar year since 20 deaths in 2005, police say there's little they can do about the overriding factors in such tragedies: poor decisions and habits of motorists themselves.

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FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

September 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by ANDREW O. SELSKY, JASON STRAZIUSO and TOM ODULA — Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — Working near bodies crushed by rubble in a bullet-scarred, scorched mall, FBI agents began fingerprint, DNA and ballistic analysis Wednesday to help determine the identities and nationalities of victims and al-Shabab gunmen who attacked t

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Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

September 25th, 2013 10:36 am by Hank Hayes — Kingsport Times-News

BLOUNTVILLE - A Monday evening Delta Connection flight coming into Tri-Cities Regional Airport had to be diverted to Knoxville after problems developed with the airfield lighting system, TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson said.

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Familiar breads return to markets

Familiar breads return to markets

September 25th, 2013 10:28 am by Nathan Baker

Starting Monday, Merita and Wonder breads were restocked on local shelves after the brands’ purchase by national baked goods producer Flowers Foods.

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Johnson City Power Board restructures residential charges

Johnson City Power Board restructures residential charges

September 25th, 2013 9:40 am by Nathan Baker

The electric utility's board increased the customer charge and decreased the rate for power usage.

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Tenn. digitizing 1M pages of historical newspapers

Tenn. digitizing 1M pages of historical newspapers

September 25th, 2013 9:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State Library and Archives is adding more than 1 million newspaper pages to its free online collection.

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Motions hearing set for December in Larkin case

Motions hearing set for December in Larkin case

September 25th, 2013 9:08 am by Becky Campbell

A motions hearing in the case of Dale Larkin, whose conviction for murder in his wife's drowning death was overturned earlier this year, was set for December.

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Two more indicted in Johnson City murder

Two more indicted in Johnson City murder

September 24th, 2013 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

Two more people were indicted earlier this month in a Johnson City murder outside an apartment complex — including the brother of the man already charged.

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Couple charged in "severe" child abuse case

Couple charged in "severe" child abuse case

September 24th, 2013 4:53 pm by Becky Campbell

Assistant District Attorney General Erin McArdle said a 7-month old child has some of the most severe head injuries that didn’t end in death that the examining doctor has seen.

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Johnson City woman arraigned on July second-degree murder charge

Johnson City woman arraigned on July second-degree murder charge

September 24th, 2013 4:50 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman charged with stabbing her boyfriend to death was arraigned on a second-degree murder charge in Washington County Criminal Court Tuesday.

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