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Snake eats crocodile after five-hour battle in Australia

Snake eats crocodile after five-hour battle in Australia

March 4th, 2014 10:57 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

A 10-foot-long snake, believed to be a python, had an epic battle with a crocodile at Lake Moondarra in Queensland, Australia. The battle was reported to last five hours, with the snake emerging from the water victorious.

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Photo gallery: Aftermath of business fire in Big Stone Gap

Photo gallery: Aftermath of business fire in Big Stone Gap

March 4th, 2014 9:41 am by Stephen Igo

The fire call was received Monday evening at 13 East 5th St. South, the longtime establishment of a NAPA Auto Parts store. Firefighters focused on saving Freda's Magic Mirror, a beauty salon; the ABC store; Diamond G Jewelers and adjacent apartments.

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Forty years of care: Technology changes face of medicine, quality patient care still top priority

Forty years of care: Technology changes face of medicine, quality patient care still top priority

March 4th, 2014 8:37 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Advances in medical technology may have changed the face of health care in the last four decades, but one thing has remained the same at Indian Path - quality patient care is the top priority.

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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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