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Florida man attacks wife's lover with scissors and flees with his penis, police say

A Florida man allegedly cut off a man's penis months after catching him sleeping with his wife, the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said.


Electric scooters sticking around until selection process to narrow operators in Nashville

Metro Council voted Tuesday night to allow electric scooters to stay in Nashville in a limited way until a selection process authorizes up to three companies to operate in the city.


ReVIDA Recovery Centers announce partnership to reduce Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

NASHVILLE — ReVIDA Recovery Centers CEO Lee Dilworth announced on Monday a new partnership with Franklin-based 180 Health Partners, a hybrid care provider whose collaborate, relationship-based care model helps opioid-exposed expecting mothers change their life trajectory and deliver healthy babies.
According to the Tennessee Department of Health, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) “is a condition in which an infant undergoes withdrawal from a substance in which he or she was exposed to in-utero.”
In 2017, the Tennessee Department of Health recorded 1,090 cases of NAS.


HORSE tournament to raise money for Boys & Girls Club

KINGSPORT — A local organization invites you to engage in a little friendly competition, while also supporting a good cause.
For the first year, Professionals Engaged in Advancing Kingsport (PEAK) is sponsoring a HORSE basketball tournament for all ages and skill levels. Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport’s Great Futures campaign, which funds the club’s general operating expenses.


Man told Hawkins deputy he set field on fire because he wanted a ride

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man allegedly admitted to setting his mother’s hayfield on fire Sunday afternoon because his mother didn’t give him a ride home when he asked for it.


Carnes, Tissot take Kingsport victories

KINGSPORT — South Carolina racer Ralph Carnes won Saturday’s Southeast Super Truck Series feature at Kingsport Speedway, while former track regular Lee Tissot kept him from doubling up in the Limited Late Model race.
Carnes, driving the No. 49 Toyota, battled past Ed Surrett in the No. 8 Chevrolet to win the 50-lap Super Truck feature. It was Carnes’ first win of the season after he was runner-up earlier in the year at Tri-County Speedway in Lenoir, N.C.
The win came after a disappointing run for Carnes at his hometown Anderson (S.C.) Speedway, where he finished 13th.


Espino's big night powers K-Mets past Reds

KINGSPORT — The bottom of the order came up big for Kingsport Tuesday.
Sebastian Espino, batting ninth, went 3-for-4 at the plate with a home run, two singles, two RBIs and three runs scored to highlight an 11-run, 11-hit night in Kingsport’s 11-2 Appalachian League win over the Greeneville Reds at Hunter Wright Stadium.
The victory gave Kingsport (14-13) the series win, as the Mets took three of the four games. It also marked the sixth win for the K-Mets in the squad’s last seven outings.


Kentucky Speedway trip let me be a fan again

A visit to Kentucky Speedway served as a good reminder of NASCAR racing from a fan’s perspective.
Part of my vacation last week was a trip to the Quaker State 400 weekend at Kentucky Speedway. It was an opportunity to get advance materials for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, but also to experience the sport as a fan again.
Obviously, I got to see a great finish with Kurt Busch outdueling his brother, Kyle, and Joey Logano for the victory.


A Michigan man fell from a tree and was impaled by a stump. A group of runners rescued him

A 37-year-old man was found impaled on a stump around 8 a.m. Saturday after he fell from a tree about 6 p.m. Friday, MSU police said.


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