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Fatal crash on I-81 in Bristol

Fatal crash on I-81 in Bristol

November 18th, 2014 4:11 pm by Staff Report

At 12:39 Tuesday afternoon the Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of I-81, near the 1 mile marker.

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Times-News offers free newspaper access to military personnel

Times-News offers free newspaper access to military personnel

November 18th, 2014 3:35 pm by Staff Report

"News From Home" gives Tri-Cities soldiers access to the full electronic edition of the Kingsport Times-News at absolutely no cost to them.

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Police: Jonesborough man tries to bomb home

Police: Jonesborough man tries to bomb home

November 18th, 2014 3:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A long-standing feud between two families boiled after a man threw a homemade explosive device into an occupied residence, according to court records. Attempts to toss the device into the trailer backfired, because the fuse went out both times.

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K9 extracts convicts from under Bristol home

K9 extracts convicts from under Bristol home

November 18th, 2014 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

Two people wanted for probation violations on previous drug convictions have been arrested in Sullivan County, where a welfare check on a stopped vehicle led to a brief pursuit, then a K9 flushing the suspects out from beneath a mobile home.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Early Snow

November 18th, 2014 2:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos of the early snowfall that blanketed the region on Halloween weekend. The photos were submitted by Debi McElwee.

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Still giving back: Scott County Retired Teachers Association awards scholarships yearly

Still giving back: Scott County Retired Teachers Association awards scholarships yearly

November 18th, 2014 12:16 pm by Marci Gore

Each year, the association awards $2,000 to a graduating high school senior at each of county's three high schools — Gate City, Rye Cove and Twin Springs.

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Clean water group sues Army/BAE: 'We should not have explosives in our rivers'

Clean water group sues Army/BAE: 'We should not have explosives in our rivers'

November 18th, 2014 11:37 am by Hank Hayes

The lawsuit regards the discharge of the chemical RDX into the Holston River. The Tennessee Clean Water Network insists the pollution is not just confined to the Kingsport area, and is a problem from Kingsport to Morristown to Knoxville.

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Latest chill closes some SW Va. schools

Latest chill closes some SW Va. schools

November 18th, 2014 11:11 am by Stephen Igo

Snow accumulations overnight Monday into Tuesday morning weren't much, but enough to cover many secondary route. Bitter temperatures were the greater problem.

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Nearly twice as many deaths on Hawkins County roads

Nearly twice as many deaths on Hawkins County roads

November 18th, 2014 9:31 am by Jeff Bobo

With the holiday travel season approaching, Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson is hoping increased patrols will prevent the county's already high fatality total for 2014 from continuing to grow.

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Supreme Court overturns inmate's death sentence

Supreme Court overturns inmate's death sentence

November 18th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

Although the court upheld his convictions in the slaying of Virginia Jackson in Dickson, justices determined that Jerry Ray Davidson's lawyers failed to present mitigating evidence during the sentencing phase of his trial.

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