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Sullivan County couple accused of stealing identities to file false tax returns

Sullivan County couple accused of stealing identities to file false tax returns

February 2nd, 2014 9:16 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A Sullivan County couple face a host of federal charges after allegedly stealing the identities of fellow jail inmates, filing false income tax returns and keeping the money for their own personal use.

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Pet lover’s donation will help KFD rescue beloved animals

Pet lover’s donation will help KFD rescue beloved animals

February 2nd, 2014 7:55 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Fire Department and a local, concerned citizen are working to make it possible for our four-legged friends to have a better chance of surviving a house fire.

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Southwest Virginia’s Red Cross chapters seek donors to help families displaced by house fires

Southwest Virginia’s Red Cross chapters seek donors to help families displaced by house fires

February 2nd, 2014 7:46 pm by Stephen Igo

More than a week ago David Bolling and his wife, Bonnie, were sitting in a waiting room of the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Hospital in Johnson City, unaware of the frantic activity going on back at their home in Wise County.

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Local News Education
TEA takes battle against TVAAS linkage to teachers’ licenses on the road

TEA takes battle against TVAAS linkage to teachers’ licenses on the road

February 2nd, 2014 6:09 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The Tennessee Education Association 2014 Road Trip came here Monday with a story about the state’s value-added test scores for a teacher in Middle Tennessee.

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Washington County authorities say man left ID at home he was robbing

Washington County authorities say man left ID at home he was robbing

February 2nd, 2014 5:38 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Sheriff’s deputies said they arrested a man on an aggravated burglary charge early Sunday morning.

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Regional & National
Immigration reform might raise price of citizenship

Immigration reform might raise price of citizenship

February 2nd, 2014 4:39 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

As President Barack Obama renews his quest for immigration reform, some proposals would impose fines of $2,000 on top of application fees, making the financial hurdles much taller for people who are here illegally.

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Sports
Oakland's Bader breaks D-I record for 3s

Oakland's Bader breaks D-I record for 3s

February 2nd, 2014 4:24 pm by Associated Press

Oakland's Travis Bader broke the NCAA Division I record for the most career 3-pointers on Sunday, surpassing the previous mark of 457 set by Duke's J.J. Redick.

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Double stabbing in Mount Carmel attributed to dispute over meth lab proceeds

Double stabbing in Mount Carmel attributed to dispute over meth lab proceeds

February 2nd, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took meth lab suspects more than two hours to call 911 Saturday night following a double box-cutter stabbing, and only after a woman attempted, and failed, to sew up a serious cut with a needle and thread.

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Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

February 2nd, 2014 2:30 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

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Update: Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

Update: Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

February 2nd, 2014 2:19 pm by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won a best actor Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated comic figures, died Sunday. He was 46.

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