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Unicoi resident gets 20 months in ag fraud case

Unicoi resident gets 20 months in ag fraud case

April 25th, 2014 11:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Unicoi woman involved in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Agriculture of $178,000 through false crop insurance claims has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison.

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Suspect in beating of grandmother named in Hawkins indictment

Suspect in beating of grandmother named in Hawkins indictment

April 25th, 2014 9:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Scottie Duane Salyer, 23, 2204 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport, is scheduled for arraignment in Hawkins County Criminal Court on Wednesday. He remains in the Hawkins County Jail on $50,000 bond, where he has been held since his arrest on Dec. 27.

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Nevada rancher had limited sympathy in the West

Nevada rancher had limited sympathy in the West

April 25th, 2014 7:45 pm by KEN RITTER, Associated Press; NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Conservative politicians and commentators who once embraced Bundy for standing up to Washington are stampeding away from him — and branding him an out-and-out racist — after he wondered aloud whether blacks had it better as slaves picking cotton.

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Woman to plead guilty in underage prostitution case

Woman to plead guilty in underage prostitution case

April 25th, 2014 6:45 pm by Matthew Lane

Tracy Lynn Marziani, of Bristol, Va., is scheduled to be sentenced in July. She faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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Numerous drug indictments for couple nabbed during cattle theft raid

Numerous drug indictments for couple nabbed during cattle theft raid

April 25th, 2014 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple who were nabbed during a stolen cattle investigation in December were indicted Monday on a long list of charges including drug trafficking.

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VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside TN

VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside TN

April 25th, 2014 4:01 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Volkswagen warned Tennessee officials during difficult negotiations over incentives to expand the German automaker's lone U.S. plant that the company has already secured offers to build a new SUV elsewhere.

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Prom-date rejection investigated in school killing

Prom-date rejection investigated in school killing

April 25th, 2014 4:00 pm by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press; PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday, and police were investigating whether a boy attacked her because she turned down an invitation to be his prom date.

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Boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

Boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

April 25th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the death of a Chattanooga toddler as a homicide after an autopsy report found that a pain patch caused his death.

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Kingsport woman picks up second TennCare fraud charge

Kingsport woman picks up second TennCare fraud charge

April 25th, 2014 3:26 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport woman who falsely claimed to be pregnant in order to obtain TennCare benefits has received a second charge of TennCare fraud, this time in Washington County.

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'Low Country Boil' to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Hawkins County

'Low Country Boil' to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Hawkins County

April 25th, 2014 3:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Event organizers say their fundraiser was such a huge hit last year that they had no hesitation in keeping it going. The club provides a safe environment for our children to do homework, play, engage in group activities and socialize.

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