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Alexander wants feds to delay action on fish hatcheries, including Erwin

Alexander wants feds to delay action on fish hatcheries, including Erwin

September 11th, 2013 4:03 pm by Brad Hicks

The U.S. Senator wants both lawmakers and the public to have opportunities to review a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service study and its findings.

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Kingsport police: Man charged with attempted murder from local stabbing arrested in Kentucky

Kingsport police: Man charged with attempted murder from local stabbing arrested in Kentucky

September 11th, 2013 3:15 pm by Staff Report

The incident occurred Sept. 1 on Holyoke Street in Kingsport.

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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

September 11th, 2013 2:27 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to keep you updated on local news, sports and commentary. Here are just a few things to pique your interest from JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Bomb hits Libya's Benghazi on attack anniversary

Bomb hits Libya's Benghazi on attack anniversary

September 11th, 2013 1:40 pm by ESAM MOHAMED, Associated Press

A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya's Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, exactly one year after the Sept. 11 attack there that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

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3 SHHS students named National Merit semifinalists

3 SHHS students named National Merit semifinalists

September 11th, 2013 1:39 pm by Staff Report

Sajant Anand, Alicia DeVos, and Rachel Spady were among about 16,000 students across the county honored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Preacher ousted for using church bus as Trojan horse for meth raid

Preacher ousted for using church bus as Trojan horse for meth raid

September 11th, 2013 12:57 pm by Associated Press

The pastor lent the bus to local law enforcement to surprise three people arrested. He's also the town's mayor and police chief.

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Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered as kind, loving

Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered as kind, loving

September 11th, 2013 11:50 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A 3-year-old boy has been identified as the victim of a fatal home fire, leaving neighbors shocked by the tragic loss on their quiet Kingsport street.

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Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

September 11th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Citing "reimbursement cuts associated with the Affordable Care Act, extremely low community use of the hospital and a lack of consistent physician coverage," Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday the closure of Lee Regional Medical Center in Penningt

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19 dead rabbits found at abandoned Hawkins house

19 dead rabbits found at abandoned Hawkins house

September 11th, 2013 9:43 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman reportedly found 19 dead rabbits at a home in the Clinch Valley community late last month after they were apparently abandoned a month ago by the most recent resident.

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Facebook message from Tennessee juror to witness could get convicted murderer new trial

Facebook message from Tennessee juror to witness could get convicted murderer new trial

September 11th, 2013 7:34 am by Staff Report

According to court filings, the juror knew the medical examiner and sent her a message congratulating her on doing a "great job" during her testimony.

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