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Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

May 19th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith

After screaming and cursing at officers — and attempting to break a patrol car's window "with her head" — the assault suspect was told to calm down or she would be pepper sprayed. Her response solicited the latter.

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Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

Three arrested, six juveniles cited at Hawkins County house party

May 19th, 2014 2:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Five of the juveniles were taken to the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital for observation due to their intoxication levels.

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Former Va. gov due in court for dismissal hearing

Former Va. gov due in court for dismissal hearing

May 19th, 2014 2:12 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are due in federal court for a hearing on whether to dismiss most of the corruption charges filed against them.

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Lobbyists spending more in Tennessee

Lobbyists spending more in Tennessee

May 19th, 2014 2:10 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports the 2013 total was $650,873. The amount was released last week in the commission's annual report. That amount compares to $568,637 so far in 2014, according to figures on the panel's website.

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Sullivan County inmate found unconscious, later dies

Sullivan County inmate found unconscious, later dies

May 19th, 2014 1:14 pm by Rain Smith

According to a press release from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, no foul play is suspected and the inmate death appears to be the result of natural causes.

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Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

Charge reduced for J.C. pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife

May 19th, 2014 12:40 pm by NET News Service

A judge reduced a charge against a local pharmacist who is accused of trying to kill his wife by injecting her with the diabetes drug Victoza.

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Graduation 2014: Share your favorite photos from graduation and other year-end festivities

Graduation 2014: Share your favorite photos from graduation and other year-end festivities

May 19th, 2014 12:02 pm by Carmen Musick

We are accepting high school graduation and end-of-year photos from area schools. Here are the details about how you can share your photos and when you'll be able to view the gallery online at our website.

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Funds sought to help preserve 200-year-old cemetery in Surgoinsville

Funds sought to help preserve 200-year-old cemetery in Surgoinsville

May 19th, 2014 11:30 am by Jeff Bobo

For years, a handful of local volunteers has gotten together once twice a year to clean up and a 200-year-old cemetery near downtown Surgoinsville where many of the town's founders are buried.

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Community Scrapbook: An Afternoon with Adriana

May 19th, 2014 10:30 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Lots of folks got the opportunity to meet or visit with best-selling author Adriana Trigiani during an open house at Tracy's on Main in Wise, Va., on Friday, May 9.

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Community Scrapbook: Southwest Virginia Wine Festival

May 19th, 2014 9:45 am by Debra McCown, Community Contributor

The annual wine festival, held at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway, featured wineries from around the region. This was the third year for the event.

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