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55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

May 2nd, 2014 12:13 pm by COREY WILLIAMS and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they're cooperating with the U.S. Education Department.

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Knox deputy seeks reinstatement following alleged choking incident

Knox deputy seeks reinstatement following alleged choking incident

May 2nd, 2014 12:05 pm by Associated Press

Knox County Sheriff Jimmy Jones terminated 47-year-old Frank Phillips on Sunday. Jones says he believes Phillips used "excessive force" Saturday night while arresting a college student.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.2.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.2.14 - VIDEO

May 2nd, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter, Blountville, TN. This week we meet: Tucker, Sammy, Rowdy, Roxy, Princess, and Precious.

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Get your fix Saturday on Free Comic Book Day

Get your fix Saturday on Free Comic Book Day

May 2nd, 2014 8:31 am by Matthew Lane

Dewayne's World of Comics & Games of Kingsport has held a Free Comic Book Day event every year since the promotion began in 2002, giving out hundreds of free comics throughout the day.

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J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

May 2nd, 2014 7:28 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police arrested a city woman Wednesday for disciplining her child with a plastic clothes hanger, which left bruises all over his body, a news release and court record said.

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Minnesota teen is charged with plot to go on school rampage

Minnesota teen is charged with plot to go on school rampage

May 2nd, 2014 7:07 am by By Pat Pheifer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

A teenager who idolized the Columbine shooters plotted to murder his family, then go on a rampage through school, setting off pressure cooker bombs, throwing Molotov cocktails and gunning down fleeing students, according court records.

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Local News
Sullivan service joins prayer gatherings from coast to coast

Sullivan service joins prayer gatherings from coast to coast

May 2nd, 2014 12:22 am by J. H. Osborne

Dozens of people gathered at noon Thursday in the historic Sullivan County Courthouse for a National Day of Prayer service. This theme for this, the event's 63rd year, was "One Voice, United in Prayer."

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Boomershine fundraising outpaces Anderson in recent financial report

Boomershine fundraising outpaces Anderson in recent financial report

May 2nd, 2014 12:14 am by J. H. Osborne

But Anderson, the incumbent sheriff that Boomershine (a sitting county commissioner) is seeking to replace in the Republican party primary next week, started the period with more money — and ended it with no outstanding loans or obligations.

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Sullivan school study price just under $270K

Sullivan school study price just under $270K

May 2nd, 2014 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie on Thursday presented the Board of Education the proposed funding resolution to be considered by the Sullivan County Commission at its regular meeting May 19.

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Biker allegedly admits having 'good buzz' after police chase

Biker allegedly admits having 'good buzz' after police chase

May 1st, 2014 11:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jonathan Ryan Davenport, 42, 706 Willis Ave., Church Hill, was arraigned Wednesday on a laundry list of charges including DUI second offense, drug possession, evading arrest, resisting arrest, theft, and seven other traffic charges.

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