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Adopt a New Furry Friend!  Sullivan County Animal Shelter - Blountville, TN

Adopt a New Furry Friend! Sullivan County Animal Shelter - Blountville, TN - VIDEO

March 6th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter.

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Two more arrested in Sullivan County attempted murder

Two more arrested in Sullivan County attempted murder

March 6th, 2014 10:22 am by Rain Smith

The final two of four suspects have been arrested in Sunday's alleged beating and attempted murder of a Sullivan County man.

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Former Tenn. sheriff gets 6 years in jail, seeking new trial

Former Tenn. sheriff gets 6 years in jail, seeking new trial

March 6th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A one-time Tennessee sheriff has been sentenced to six years in jail and three years of probation after being convicted of attempted involuntary manslaughter.

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Congress rushing to put in place Russia sanctions

Congress rushing to put in place Russia sanctions

March 6th, 2014 8:24 am by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Congress is rushing to put in place hard-hitting sanctions on Russia in response to its takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, hoping Europe will follow the lead of the United States.

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Vols rout Tigers for third straight win

Vols rout Tigers for third straight win

March 6th, 2014 12:18 am by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists and Tennessee used a stifling defensive effort to rout Auburn 82-54 on Wednesday night.

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Community
Blountville boy sails through heart valve replacement

Blountville boy sails through heart valve replacement

March 5th, 2014 11:30 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

Less than three months after receiving a heart and double lung transplant, 7-year-old Weston Keeton had more surgery Wednesday morning at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Crime Local News
Reward offered in Scott, Lee woods arsons

Reward offered in Scott, Lee woods arsons

March 5th, 2014 11:13 pm by Wes Bunch

Virginia Department of Forestry investigators said one or more arsonists lit a 244-acre wildfire in Scott County's Fairview Community last week and a 200-acre blaze that was located in the Blackwater area of Lee County.

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Judge sentences Pennington Gap man convicted on child porn charges

Judge sentences Pennington Gap man convicted on child porn charges

March 5th, 2014 9:17 pm by Wes Bunch

Gary Joshua Garrison, 26, was given an active sentence of two years and eight months in prison by Lee County Circuit Court Judge Tammy McElyea. He was ordered to serve consecutive five-year sentences with three years and eight months suspended.

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Business & Technology
Eastman CEO says region needs more amenities to help attract new talent

Eastman CEO says region needs more amenities to help attract new talent

March 5th, 2014 8:54 pm by Hank Hayes

"We have incredibly good people, but we need more people who can innovate (and) run plants. ... We face challenges with a retiring population that needs to be replenished," said CEO Mark Costa.

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Crime Local News
Second arrest made in $90,000 Johnson City jewelry heist

Second arrest made in $90,000 Johnson City jewelry heist

March 5th, 2014 8:20 pm by NET News Service

Paul Robert Perkins, Hickory N.C., was arrested for his alleged role in the Jan. 29 robbery at Dempsey's Jewelers, 3018 Peoples St. He was originally arrested in North Carolina and brought back to Johnson City Wednesday to face the charges.

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