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Ex-Coeburn town manager must serve 8 months, pay $25K for embezzlement

Ex-Coeburn town manager must serve 8 months, pay $25K for embezzlement

May 29th, 2014 10:42 pm by Stephen Igo

Former Coeburn Town Manager Loretta Mays was sentenced Thursday to serve eight months of a 15-year prison sentence as well as pay restitution of nearly $25,000 for embezzling funds from a town recreational facility.

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Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

Police: Medical condition cause of death in Nickelsville tractor wreck

May 29th, 2014 10:09 pm by Wes Bunch

Natural causes were to blame for the death of a former Scott County Board of Supervisors member who was involved in a tractor wreck Monday near Nickelsville, authorities said.

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Locke to lead Hulsey campaign committee

Locke to lead Hulsey campaign committee

May 29th, 2014 9:38 pm by Hank Hayes

Bud Hulsey, a retired Kingsport police officer, will face incumbent GOP state Rep. Tony Shipley in the August Republican primary. Kingsport businessman will lead his campaign committee.

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Source: Former Microsoft CEO wins Clippers bid

Source: Former Microsoft CEO wins Clippers bid

May 29th, 2014 9:27 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

An individual with knowledge of negotiations to sell the Clippers says Shelly Sterling has reached an agreement to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. An attorney for Donald Sterling insists he's not selling the team.

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Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

Kingsport's water gets hearty thumbs-up

May 29th, 2014 8:40 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's water is not only good, it's great. This is the message from Kingsport's water department and the 2014 water quality report recently sent out to customers.

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TCRA moves ahead with plans to spruce up 'front door to region'

TCRA moves ahead with plans to spruce up 'front door to region'

May 29th, 2014 7:32 pm by Hank Hayes

TCRA Authority commissioners moved forward Thursday with a planned terminal frontage upgrade that would eliminate the existing metered parking area and bring the short-term parking area down to road level with newly built linear green space.

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Affidavit: TV 'Millionaire' from Tennessee accused of extortion

Affidavit: TV 'Millionaire' from Tennessee accused of extortion

May 29th, 2014 7:20 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Tennessee man who appeared on "The Millionaire Matchmaker" is accused of trying to extort $2.5 million from a nuclear weapons plant in exchange for 1,200 slides he allegedly claimed would be damaging if released publicly.

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Arrest made in Hawkins County attempted murder

Arrest made in Hawkins County attempted murder

May 29th, 2014 5:50 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested in connection with November's alleged "ambush-style" shooting in Church Hill, with police saying a second suspect has also been identified.

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Couponing 101:  June Steals and Deals

Couponing 101: June Steals and Deals

May 29th, 2014 4:22 pm by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Knowing the sale cycles is a critical part of couponing. Another helpful tool is understanding the monthly/seasonal patterns. So, what is a good buy in June?

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2 ex-Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

2 ex-Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

May 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE and ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The men told judges during separate hearings that they took the money in exchange for steering work to favored Afghan contractors. They face up to 20 years in prison when they are sentenced in September.

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