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Missing cucumbers ignite knife attack

Missing cucumbers ignite knife attack

May 6th, 2014 11:01 am by Rain Smith

The victim was mowing when a neighbor, age 72, entered his yard and pulled out a pocket knife, making accusations of vegetables stolen from his garden.

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Coke, Pepsi dropping 'BVO' from all drinks

Coke, Pepsi dropping 'BVO' from all drinks

May 6th, 2014 8:30 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The ingredient had been the target of petitions, is patented as a flame retardant and isn't approved for use in Japan and the European Union.

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TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

May 6th, 2014 8:23 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority says 750 employees have retired or resigned through a voluntary incentive program, another 1,000 vacant positions are being eliminated and more cuts are on the way.

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New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

May 6th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The TDOC says that an estimated 90 percent of prisoners will eventually be released, and the new program will encourage offenders to lead productive, crime-free lives when they get out.

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Bailey boosts D-B over rival Science Hill, into 1-AAA title game

Bailey boosts D-B over rival Science Hill, into 1-AAA title game

May 6th, 2014 12:37 am by Dave Ongie

Christian Bailey drilled a pair of home runs to help stake Dobyns-Bennett to a 6-1 lead and the Tribe held on to beat the Hilltoppers 6-4 on Monday in the winners' bracket final in the District 1-AAA baseball tournament.

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Blue Devils upend top-seeded Rebels in 1-AA tournament

Blue Devils upend top-seeded Rebels in 1-AA tournament

May 6th, 2014 12:18 am by George Thwaites

South can expect a challenge from Sullivan East in today's losers' bracket finals. The Rebels are highly unlikely to face another pitcher like Unicoi County's Brandon Garland.

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Crime Local News
Six Wise County residents arrested  in connection with cockfighting ring

Six Wise County residents arrested in connection with cockfighting ring

May 6th, 2014 12:15 am by Wes Bunch

WISE — Six Southwest Virginia residents were arrested Saturday by state and federal authorities for their alleged involvement in a cockfighting ring based out of Kentucky.

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Sullivan County BOE gives green light to pay for facilities study

Sullivan County BOE gives green light to pay for facilities study

May 5th, 2014 11:36 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school leaders have unanimously approved spending up to $270,000 for a comprehensive facilities study by consultant DeJong-Richter.

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Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

Rogersville man charged after allegedly firing pistol during domestic dispute

May 5th, 2014 11:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly firing a handgun in the proximity of his wife and three children during an alcohol-fueled argument.

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Lady Falcons, Lady 'Blazers march on in 1-AAA play

Lady Falcons, Lady 'Blazers march on in 1-AAA play

May 5th, 2014 11:20 pm by Greg Peters

Volunteer got a strong pitching from sophomore Morgan Marshall and a key hit from freshman Mayson Skeen in a 4-1 win over David Crockett on Monday in the District 1-AAA softball tournament at Daniel Boone.

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