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Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

Scott woman gets 45 years in husband's 2012 murder

August 6th, 2014 11:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

Melissa Justice Napier, 43, 4812 Possum Creek Road, pleaded guilty in 2013 to the charges of first-degree murder and defiling a body in the shooting death of Billy Ray Napier.

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Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

Kingsport man shot as wife shows off gun via Skype

August 6th, 2014 11:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to show off a new gun and laser sight ended with emergency responders at a Kingsport home, where a resident reportedly shot her husband while Skyping with their daughter.

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Woman's lawsuit claims she was assaulted by Unicoi deputy

Woman's lawsuit claims she was assaulted by Unicoi deputy

August 6th, 2014 10:12 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

The plaintiff is seeking $1 million in compensatory damages against Deputy Jacob Marshall, Sheriff Mike Hensley and the county. She is also seeking $1 million in punitive damages against Hensley and Marshall.

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Photographers teaming up for Smiles for St. Jude

Photographers teaming up for Smiles for St. Jude

August 6th, 2014 9:34 pm by Marci Gore

Valerie Arrington will team up with two other local photographers this weekend for Smiles for St. Jude, marking the fifth event of this kind Arrington has hosted.

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Tri-Cities continues to shed jobs

Tri-Cities continues to shed jobs

August 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Still, the East Tennessee State University Bureau of Business and Economic Research notes the jobless rate for the metro area is 6.3 percent compared to 7.7 percent a year earlier.

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United Way merger in Southwest Virginia

United Way merger in Southwest Virginia

August 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

The regional service area will include Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Grayson, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington and Wise counties, as well as the cities of Galax and Norton.

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Space probe catches up with comet  after 10-year pursuit

Space probe catches up with comet after 10-year pursuit

August 6th, 2014 6:04 pm by Associated Press

Europe's Rosetta probe will orbit and study the giant lump of dust and ice as it hurtles toward the sun and, if all goes according to plan, drop a lander onto the comet in the coming months.

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Teen allegedly admits to planning to sell marijuana

Teen allegedly admits to planning to sell marijuana

August 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen allegedly admitted to authorities that he planned on selling the 31.7 grams of marijuana that police found in his vehicle at a party Friday night.

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Big Stone Gap man allegedly steals car, burglarizes church

Big Stone Gap man allegedly steals car, burglarizes church

August 6th, 2014 4:58 pm by NET News Service

According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Adam Scott Mitchell, 30, was arrested Wednesday as a fugitive from justice after a routine traffic stop.

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Hawaii residents stock up ahead of two hurricanes

Hawaii residents stock up ahead of two hurricanes

August 6th, 2014 4:54 pm by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press

Hawaii residents furiously stocked up on essentials as two hurricanes churned toward the islands, prompting flash flood warnings, closing schools and disrupting travel plans across the islands.

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