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Sullivan sheriff sues again for more funding from county

Sullivan sheriff sues again for more funding from county

September 12th, 2015 9:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE -- Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson has again filed a lawsuit against the county in an effort to force the Sullivan County Commission to give his department a bigger piece of the budget pie.

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Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

September 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Hawkins County man found with 750 images of child pornography on his laptop computer has agreed to plead guilty to the charge in federal court.

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New scam claims pay or go to jail

New scam claims pay or go to jail

September 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"A number of people have gotten calls from individuals claiming they either represent the court system or they represent the prosecutor's office and they say you have to pay us certain money or you're going to go to jail or you're going to be prosecuted,"

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Kingsport businessman to be honored at UT football game

Kingsport businessman to be honored at UT football game

September 12th, 2015 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Wayne Basler is expected to be recognized during the first quarter of the UT football game on Saturday, with UT officials presenting him with a plaque of appreciation. Basler is described as a "true Volunteer" for his support of the university's athletic

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Amid heroin scourge, schools stock up on overdose antidote

Amid heroin scourge, schools stock up on overdose antidote

September 12th, 2015 2:00 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

In addition to pencils, books and computers, count a new tool this year at many schools around the country: the heroin-overdose antidote naloxone.

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Study: Getting blood pressure even lower saves lives

Study: Getting blood pressure even lower saves lives

September 12th, 2015 1:15 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Patients who got their blood pressure well below today's usually recommended level significantly cut their risk of heart disease and death, the National Institutes of Health says.

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Spate of violence rattles D.C.'s Union Station

Spate of violence rattles D.C.'s Union Station

September 12th, 2015 12:30 pm by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

An apparent domestic dispute halted trains at Washington's Union Station and led to momentary fears of a terrorist attack on the anniversary of Sept. 11.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

September 12th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a Kingsport man assaulting his grandmother, a cheating wife being caught again, a rebel flag incident on the interstate and an ex-boyfriend sending more than 481 texts, among others

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Update: Missing Bluff City woman found dead

Update: Missing Bluff City woman found dead

September 11th, 2015 7:02 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to Leslie Earhart, public information officer for the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, a vehicle was found in a sinkhole off Pleasant Grove Road.

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Rick Perry first to exit 2016 Republican presidential race

Rick Perry first to exit 2016 Republican presidential race

September 11th, 2015 6:32 pm by Staff Report

"We have a tremendous field of candidates - probably the greatest group of men and women," Perry said. "I step aside knowing our party is in good hands, as long as we listen to the grassroots, listen to that cause of conservatism."

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