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Man admits to attack in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Man admits to attack in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

April 22nd, 2014 7:45 am by Associated Press

The 44-year-old woman was held at knifepoint, sexually assaulted and stabbed on the Gatlinburg Trail in June 2012.

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Teen stowaway case shows holes in airport security system

Teen stowaway case shows holes in airport security system

April 22nd, 2014 7:40 am by OSKAR GARCIA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach.

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E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation

April 22nd, 2014 7:28 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

The Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes as early as this month. The rules will have big implications for a fast-growing, largely unregulated industry and its legions of customers.

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Reports: Tennessee hires Donnie Tyndall  to replace Martin

Reports: Tennessee hires Donnie Tyndall to replace Martin

April 22nd, 2014 12:20 am by Staff Report

Donnie Tyndall of Southern Miss is Tennessee's new men's basketball coach, both CBSSports.com and ESPN.com reported late Monday night.

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Local News
Crews still working to contain wildfires in Southwest Virginia

Crews still working to contain wildfires in Southwest Virginia

April 22nd, 2014 12:14 am by Wes Bunch

Southwest Virginia was a hotbed of wildfire activity over the Easter weekend, with forestry firefighters responding to multiple significant blazes in a four-county area.

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Crime Local News
Yuma couple facing meth, child neglect charges

Yuma couple facing meth, child neglect charges

April 21st, 2014 10:57 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — A Southwest Virginia couple are facing felony drug and child neglect charges after Scott County authorities allegedly discovered a methamphetamine lab inside their home.

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Hawkins County BOE chairman: TSBA in breach of contract

Hawkins County BOE chairman: TSBA in breach of contract

April 21st, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Interviews began Monday for the Hawkins County director of school position, but not before school board chairman Randy Collier expressed dissatisfaction with the organization that was paid to conduct the director search.

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Proposal on 'Airport Parkway South' pulled from Sullivan County Commission agenda

Proposal on 'Airport Parkway South' pulled from Sullivan County Commission agenda

April 21st, 2014 9:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A proposal to have Sullivan County go on record asking the state to revive a plan to build "Airport Parkway South" drew a room full of opponents to the Sullivan County Commission on Monday.

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Sports Sports Live
Lady Indians cross border for 10-4 win over Lady Blue Devils

Lady Indians cross border for 10-4 win over Lady Blue Devils

April 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Greg Peters

The Dobyns-Bennett softball team was looking for momentum in Monday's game against Gate City. The Lady Indians may have found it during their 10-4 win.

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Local News
Fire damages Kingsport garbage truck

Fire damages Kingsport garbage truck

April 21st, 2014 9:35 pm by Matthew Lane

You know your day's not looking too good when the first call you get in the morning is about a garbage truck on fire. But that's exactly the call Kingsport Streets and Sanitation Manager Ronnie Hammonds got early Monday.

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