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Burglary suspects implicate each other, then point the finger at victim's son

Burglary suspects implicate each other, then point the finger at victim's son

March 28th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two out of three Surgoinsville burglary co-defendants proved there is no honor among thieves Monday when they initially pointed the finger at each other and later implicated their victim's son in an earlier theft.

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New business focus: Factory Direct opens new store

New business focus: Factory Direct opens new store

March 28th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"We sell a lot of Ashley (Furniture) products on the floor," said business owner Paul Bellamy, who also has downtown furniture outlets. "We also have other brands. We have Catnapper (Furniture). It's living room and sectional recliners."

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Sports Sports Live
Dobyns-Bennett beats Smyrna for Jon Metcalf Highland Cup title

Dobyns-Bennett beats Smyrna for Jon Metcalf Highland Cup title

March 28th, 2015 7:48 pm by Pat Kenney

Ty Oreskovic led the Tribe with two goals and an assist in the 5-2 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday at the Eastman Soccer Complex.

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Forbes hire at ETSU to be announced Monday

Forbes hire at ETSU to be announced Monday

March 28th, 2015 6:20 pm by joe avento, NET News Service

Steve Forbes will be introduced as East Tennessee State's 16th men's basketball coach on Monday.

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Keokee, Clintwood natives take on prestigious grant award summer research projects

Keokee, Clintwood natives take on prestigious grant award summer research projects

March 28th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two Southwest Virginia students at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville will be among 36 undergraduates selected to pursue 36 grant funded research projects this summer.

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Crime Local News
No trespassing: Warning shot leads to drug arrests

No trespassing: Warning shot leads to drug arrests

March 28th, 2015 4:11 pm by Matthew Lane

One suspect had a rifle and began threatening the victim and proceeded to fire a shot. He then told the victim the next shot would not miss him.

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Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure

Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure

March 28th, 2015 4:00 pm by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press; DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Despite its own warnings about such vulnerabilities two decades ago, the federal government has taken no steps to require Internet companies to have backup systems.

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Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

March 28th, 2015 2:13 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for producing carbon-free electricity.

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Opinion
Netanyahu shouldn't worry about Obama's taunts, threats

Netanyahu shouldn't worry about Obama's taunts, threats

March 28th, 2015 2:00 pm by Editorial Board

What will be left behind when Obama leaves office is a huge sign of relief. His animosity toward Israel is obvious - and embarrassing. That the "if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor" president belittles Netanyahu for campaign rhetoric is laug

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Search continues for missing after apparent NYC gas blast

Search continues for missing after apparent NYC gas blast

March 28th, 2015 1:40 pm by Associated Press

An apparent gas line explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings Thursday. Investigators continue to piece together what exactly caused the blast that injured 22.

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