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Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

July 6th, 2014 10:51 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said two teenagers accused of murdering a 56-year-old Roan Mountain man at his home Friday have confessed to their roles in his death.

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Duffield woman sentenced in meth case

Duffield woman sentenced in meth case

July 6th, 2014 10:01 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Southwest Virginia woman convicted of making and selling methamphetamine was sentenced to five years in prison last week during an appearance in Lee County court.

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U.S. survivors of World War II battle recall Saipan attack

U.S. survivors of World War II battle recall Saipan attack

July 6th, 2014 8:06 pm by CHRIS CAROLA, Associated Press

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Even after seven decades, Wilfred "Spike" Mailloux won't talk about surviving a bloody World War II battle unless longtime friend John Sidur is by his side.

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States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

July 6th, 2014 5:55 pm by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

As state officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some are turning to a gun seizure law pioneered in Connecticut 15 years ago.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Almirola puts Petty's famed 43 in Victory Lane for first time since 1999

Almirola puts Petty's famed 43 in Victory Lane for first time since 1999

July 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Aric Almirola won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.

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Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

July 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

It seems odd, all these slow movements, deep breathing and talk about being centered in a neighborhood ruled by drug-dealing gangs. It's simply the latest attempt to curb violence in a city where the number of homicides and guns seized leads the nation.

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Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

July 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was reportedly angry at his neighbors for reporting he had shot animals, so he "pulled his pants down and bent over." As they looked on from their porch, he proceeded to get more obscene.

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Sports
Djokovic outlasts Federer for Wimbledon title

Djokovic outlasts Federer for Wimbledon title

July 6th, 2014 1:55 pm by DENNIS PASSA, AP Sports Writer

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday.

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Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

July 6th, 2014 12:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Citing anecdotal evidence, staff and volunteers involved with SeniorConnectKpt.org believe they've had a successful first year, with nearly 5,000 visitors to the site since it launched in March 2013.

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Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

July 6th, 2014 10:00 am by JON GERBERG, Associated Press

An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves — by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.

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