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Ukraine president decries eastern sovereignty

Ukraine president decries eastern sovereignty

May 10th, 2014 1:43 pm by Associated Press

As two of the most tense regions in eastern Ukraine prepare to vote on declaring sovereignty, the country's acting president is warning them against self-destruction. "This is a step into the abyss for the regions," Oleksandr Turchynov said.

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9/11 remains returned to World Trade Center site

9/11 remains returned to World Trade Center site

May 10th, 2014 1:25 pm by MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press

The unidentified remains of those killed on Sept. 11 returned to the World Trade Center site in a solemn procession on a foggy Saturday morning.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

May 10th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include men who plead guilty to murder, a Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges, six Wise County residents arrested for cockfighting and a biker who admitted he had a good buzz.

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Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

May 10th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

A 50-year-old mural in Bluff City recently underwent a face lift with the help of some local high school students, and members of the board of Mayor and Alderman gathered on Friday to show their appreciation.

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UPDATE: University of Richmond officials say two athletic staffers on balloon that burst into flames

UPDATE: University of Richmond officials say two athletic staffers on balloon that burst into flames

May 10th, 2014 4:17 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

DOSWELL, Va. — A University of Richmond women's basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst into flames and crashed in Virginia.

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Master distiller shares love of bourbon at autism benefit

Master distiller shares love of bourbon at autism benefit

May 10th, 2014 12:01 am by J. H. Osborne

Quality bourbon, connoisseurs will tell you, comes with age. And expertise. "You can't just snap your fingers and have bourbon," Harlen Wheatley said Friday, as the Bourbon, Bluegrass and BBQ Festival was about to begin at The Club at Ridgefields.

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North, Sevier student councils reap top state awards

North, Sevier student councils reap top state awards

May 9th, 2014 11:57 pm by Rick Wagner

It marked the 11th straight year Sullivan County's North has won the Four-Star Council Award from the Tennessee Association of Student Councils and the first time in nine years Kingsport's Sevier has won.

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Blue Devils defied and denied at John Battle

Blue Devils defied and denied at John Battle

May 9th, 2014 11:44 pm by George Thwaites

Trojans ace Matt Sullivan tossed a two-hit shutout and the Battle lineup proceeded to dismantle Gate City in a 10-0 Conference 40 rout at Battle Field that went only 4 1/2 innings Friday night.

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Dryden man sentenced for Social Security fraud

Dryden man sentenced for Social Security fraud

May 9th, 2014 11:07 pm by Wes Bunch

Philip Reece, 47, pleaded guilty to more than $90,000 in Social Security fraud was sentenced to six months in prison during an appearance Friday in federal court in Abingdon.

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Former Scott special ed teacher found guilty of abuse of student

Former Scott special ed teacher found guilty of abuse of student

May 9th, 2014 10:51 pm by Wes Bunch

Heather Hogston Lambert, 37, was convicted of a single misdemeanor count of assault and battery during a bench trial held before Scott County Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore.

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