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Community donations pay for cost of dog's surgery

Community donations pay for cost of dog's surgery

April 18th, 2014 5:50 pm by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

A staff member at the Jonesborough Animal Hospital has reported that public donations of more than $1,000 have completely covered the bill for rescued pup Radar's surgery earlier this week.

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MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

April 18th, 2014 4:02 pm by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press

Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

April 18th, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

April 18th, 2014 4:00 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, avoiding the precious historic artifacts left behind by moonwalkers.

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Spring brings new life to Kingsport

April 18th, 2014 3:29 pm by David Grace

The beauty of springtime can be found everywhere in Kingsport this Easter weekend - from the dogwood trees at Church Circle to the wildflowers along the Greenbelt near Exchange Place.

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Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

April 18th, 2014 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative.

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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

April 18th, 2014 12:38 pm by JOSE ANTONIO RIVERA, Associated Press

The quake struck 170 miles (273 kilometers) southwest of Mexico City, where people fled high rises and took to the streets, many in still in their bathrobes and pajamas on their day off.

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Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

April 18th, 2014 12:25 pm by Wes Bunch

The suspect is charged in Scott County with a single count of sexual assault of a child age 13 or 14, two counts of carnal knowledge of a 13 or 14 year old without force and three counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15.

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Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

April 18th, 2014 11:42 am by Rain Smith

A Big Stone Gap man told police that he drove from his home — "for all the world to see"— while unaware that graffiti was scrawled down the side of his van.

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Churches celebrate Easter with sunrise, special services

Churches celebrate Easter with sunrise, special services

April 18th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Easter vigil, sunrise and special services will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

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