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Ex-Tenn. magistrate censured in Messiah name change case

Ex-Tenn. magistrate censured in Messiah name change case

March 4th, 2014 8:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A former Tennessee magistrate who changed a baby's first name from Messiah to Martin was censured Monday.

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NC cites 5 Duke Energy plants for lacking permits

NC cites 5 Duke Energy plants for lacking permits

March 4th, 2014 8:10 am by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company's coal ash dumps.

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Kidney donor to serve extra time after reporting to prison two months late

Kidney donor to serve extra time after reporting to prison two months late

March 4th, 2014 7:51 am by Wes Bunch

A Lee County man convicted of robbery was given an additional three-year sentence Friday for failing to report to prison on time after being granted a delay to donate a kidney to his father.

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Sullivan County BOE gives go-ahead to begin talks with Ohio-based company

Sullivan County BOE gives go-ahead to begin talks with Ohio-based company

March 4th, 2014 7:22 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's school board formally moved Monday night to negotiate a facilities study contract with Dublin, Ohio-based DeJong-Richter.

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Hawkins County man accused of beating three people with metal pipe

Hawkins County man accused of beating three people with metal pipe

March 4th, 2014 6:38 am by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who was arrested Sunday night for allegedly beating three neighbors on the head with a pipe was reportedly too combative in the Hawkins County Jail Monday morning to be arraigned.

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Bristol man sentenced to eight years in meth lab explosion

Bristol man sentenced to eight years in meth lab explosion

March 4th, 2014 12:11 am by Staff Report

A Bristol, Va., man was ordered to serve more than 8 years in prison and pay almost $100,000 in restitution after he was convicted of operating a methamphetamine lab that exploded at an area apartment complex.

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Forestry officials believe fires in Scott, Lee counties were deliberately set

Forestry officials believe fires in Scott, Lee counties were deliberately set

March 3rd, 2014 11:52 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY - Virginia Department of Forestry officials believe arson is to blame for two wildfires that burned almost 450 combined acres this weekend in Scott and Lee counties.

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Kingsport BMA seeks paving estimate

Kingsport BMA seeks paving estimate

March 3rd, 2014 10:04 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - The Board of Mayor and Aldermen wants to know how much it would cost to repave every city street in failure mode by July of next year.

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After heart, lung transplant, Blountville boy readies for another fight

After heart, lung transplant, Blountville boy readies for another fight

March 3rd, 2014 9:57 pm by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

Weston Keeton, the 7-year-old Blountville boy who underwent a heart and double lung transplant at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in December, will undergo an unprecedented post-transplant heart valve surgery Wednesday.

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Winter delivers another punch to Wise, Dickenson counties

Winter delivers another punch to Wise, Dickenson counties

March 3rd, 2014 9:02 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE - Parts of winter weary Southwest Virginia dealt with another wintry blow on Monday that delivered nature's full arsenal of precipitation with rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow.

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