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Escape attempt at Lee federal prison fails

Escape attempt at Lee federal prison fails

May 30th, 2014 7:24 pm by Wes Bunch

Prison spokesman Mark Ryan said staff responded quickly to capture the inmates before they could get beyond the prison's secure perimeter. "The institution remains secure, all inmates are accounted for, and at no time was the public in danger."

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HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH - Kingsport Twilight Alive 5.30.14

May 30th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Check out photos of people having fun pretending to be Rock Stars, at the Times-News Happy Snaps Photo Booth, for the 2014 Twilight Alive Concert Series in Downtown Kingsport, TN, on 5.30.14. With headliner Scott Miller and the Commonwealth.

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Honor Flight of Northeast Tennessee: Honoring the veterans who have given so much

Honor Flight of Northeast Tennessee: Honoring the veterans who have given so much

May 30th, 2014 4:45 pm by Collin Brooks

With World War II veterans dying at a staggering rate of one every 90 seconds, a group like Honor Flight of Northeast Tennessee is an ever-important cause to help our servicemen gain closure to an important time in their lives.

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Graduation 2014: Cherokee High School

May 30th, 2014 3:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Cherokee High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 24. The gallery features photos submitted by local readers.To share your Cherokee graduation photos, email them to: cherokeegrad@timesnews.net.

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Police: Sandwich squabble leads to 50 pot plants

Police: Sandwich squabble leads to 50 pot plants

May 30th, 2014 1:52 pm by NET News Service

A fight over a sandwich led Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies to 50 marijuana plants, resulting in the arrest a Gray couple Friday, according to a news release.

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2 Tenn. lawmakers ask for probe into test score delay

2 Tenn. lawmakers ask for probe into test score delay

May 30th, 2014 1:46 pm by Associated Press

Two Republican Tennessee lawmakers have asked for an investigation into the delay of student test scores, while three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release.

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Graduation 2014: Daniel Boone High School

May 30th, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Daniel Boone High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 24. The gallery features photos submitted by local readers. To share your Daniel Boone graduation photos, email them to: boonegrad@timesnews.net.

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Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

May 30th, 2014 12:52 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Holston Valley Medical Center, finding an "obviously intoxicated" man with a gunshot wound to the thigh.

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Roe on Shinseki resignation: 'Time to turn the page and begin a new chapter for our veterans'

Roe on Shinseki resignation: 'Time to turn the page and begin a new chapter for our veterans'

May 30th, 2014 12:09 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe says former Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is a good man who needed to resign amid an interim Inspector General's report documenting lapses in veterans' care.

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Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

May 30th, 2014 11:10 am by Associated Press

A Massachusetts man who knew the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was charged Friday with obstructing the investigation into the deadly bombings.

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