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Man sentenced to prison in connection with coal fraud scheme

Man sentenced to prison in connection with coal fraud scheme

June 12th, 2014 11:51 am by Matthew Lane

The owner of a Norton, Va., coal marketing company has been sentenced to one year in federal prison in connection to a scheme where he sold low quality coal to Eastman Chemical Company.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 6.12.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 6.12.14 - VIDEO

June 12th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter, Kingsport, TN. Today we meet: TINA, DREAH, CRYSTAL, RICK, AND CHARLES.

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Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tenn. home

Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tenn. home

June 12th, 2014 10:58 am by Associated Press

"(I saw) dog after dog, puppy after puppy in just horrible conditions," she told the Times Free Press. "I mean five or six dogs in one kennel, and there's no telling how long it's been (since) these dogs have been cleaned. It's horrible."

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Best Bets for entertainment around the Tri-Cities

Best Bets for entertainment around the Tri-Cities

June 12th, 2014 9:42 am by Entertainment staff

A weekly look at all the latest happenings around the Tri-Cities region.

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A shoe-in for Wall of Fame: D-B's Adriana Watkins wins second state triple jump title despite loss of footwear

A shoe-in for Wall of Fame: D-B's Adriana Watkins wins second state triple jump title despite loss of footwear

June 12th, 2014 9:39 am by Pat Kenney

"My shoes were muddy and so I just set them down by the door to our room when we went to the lobby," Watkins said. "When we came back they were gone."

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90-year-old ex-president to make parachute jump

90-year-old ex-president to make parachute jump

June 12th, 2014 9:37 am by Associated Press

Former President George H.W. Bush can no longer use his legs, but he isn't letting that stop him from keeping a vow he made five years ago: to jump from an aircraft on his 90th birthday, which is Thursday.

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Tenn. player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

Tenn. player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

June 12th, 2014 9:17 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Lottery says a Powerball player who purchased a ticket in Knoxville has won the $259.8 million jackpot.

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Venable-owned company target of lawsuit

Venable-owned company target of lawsuit

June 11th, 2014 11:47 pm by Matthew Lane

Volvo Financial Services has filed a lawsuit against former Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable and the trucking company he founded, claiming the company defaulted on the payment for seven tractor-trailer trucks purchased six years ago.

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Sullivan  school board 'getting closer' to balancing budget

Sullivan school board 'getting closer' to balancing budget

June 11th, 2014 11:42 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school leaders may have come up with a workable plan to bridge a $3.2 million budget shortfall for 2014-15 without additional revenue beyond the projected $79.6 million.

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Former UK quarterback facing new theft charges

Former UK quarterback facing new theft charges

June 11th, 2014 11:39 pm by Wes Bunch

Randy Jenkins, 53, of Church Hill, appeared in Harlan County, Ky., court last week where he was arraigned on charges of theft by deception over $10,000 and theft by deception under $4,000.

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