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Scott County native graduates from Virginia State Police academy

Scott County native graduates from Virginia State Police academy

June 8th, 2014 8:21 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Scott County native was among the 44 new troopers who graduated Friday from the Virginia State Police academy's 121st basic training session.

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Jonesville man charged in string of arsons in Lee County

Jonesville man charged in string of arsons in Lee County

June 8th, 2014 8:14 pm by Wes Bunch

PENNINGTON GAP — A Southwest Virginia man was arrested on arson charges for allegedly burning down an unoccupied apartment building Friday in Lee County.

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Tennessee pastor's wife ministers to strippers

Tennessee pastor's wife ministers to strippers

June 8th, 2014 6:43 pm by HEIDI HALL, The Tennessean

MT. JULIET, Tenn. — Erin Stevens isn't that kind of evangelist who stands outside the strip club with her bullhorn, yelling at the customers to repent or face the flames.

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Name of girl killed in Kingsport crash released

Name of girl killed in Kingsport crash released

June 8th, 2014 6:02 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Authorities have released the name of a 7-year-old girl killed in a single-vehicle accident that occurred Saturday afternoon in Kingsport.

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Entertainment
Star-studded performance caps George Strait's last tour

Star-studded performance caps George Strait's last tour

June 8th, 2014 5:48 pm by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas — Country music king George Strait capped off the last tour of his career with an epic, star-studded final performance.

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Earnhardt wins at Pocono for second victory of season

Earnhardt wins at Pocono for second victory of season

June 8th, 2014 4:54 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. passed Brad Keselowski down the stretch to win a Sprint Cup Series thriller Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

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Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

June 8th, 2014 2:52 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.

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Update: Bristol man killed in motorcycle crash near Butler

Update: Bristol man killed in motorcycle crash near Butler

June 8th, 2014 2:40 pm by NET News Service

A Bristol man was killed Saturday as he was riding a motorcycle on U.S. Highway 321 and crashed head on into a pickup.

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Feds probe trucking safety after Tracy Morgan crash

Feds probe trucking safety after Tracy Morgan crash

June 8th, 2014 2:30 pm by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

Federal investigators on Sunday were looking into commercial trucking and other safety issues in the wake of a deadly crash that left actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and two others critically injured and another man dead.

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Unsung Heroes: Group brings new league to Bloomingdale

Unsung Heroes: Group brings new league to Bloomingdale

June 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Collin Brooks

The spawning of a new baseball and softball league in the area has given children of the Bloomingdale community a positive outlet in their own part of town. But it hasn't been easy.

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