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FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

January 15th, 2015 8:00 am by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

Cornell's arrest came only days after a grand jury indictment charged another Cincinnati-area resident with threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner.

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Family members testify on second day  of Gergish murder trial

Family members testify on second day of Gergish murder trial

January 14th, 2015 11:38 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy Peregoy Sr., 47, of Kingsport, in April 2013 outside Timothy "Timbo" Peregoy Jr.'s apartment on Nathaniel Drive in Johnson City.

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Soapy ambition results in For the Love of Suds

Soapy ambition results in For the Love of Suds

January 14th, 2015 11:31 pm by Hank Hayes

Lorie Norman's dream was to open her own store so she could provide her customers the ability to smell, feel and see bath products before purchasing.

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Man accused of damaging historic graves offered restitution deal

Man accused of damaging historic graves offered restitution deal

January 14th, 2015 10:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

Richard Crissman Stroop told police he didn't realize he was causing harm when he used a wire brush to scrub about 60 gravestones, some of which are more than 200 years old, in the cemetery at the New Providence Presbyterian Church in Surgoinsville.

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Stepmom charged after allegedly biting teen's arm

Stepmom charged after allegedly biting teen's arm

January 14th, 2015 10:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

The incident allegedly occurred last week while the girl was staying at the residence of her father and stepmother — Rebecca Lynn Marsh, 31, 500 Old Union Road, Church Hill.

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Push underway to speed up wine in food stores

Push underway to speed up wine in food stores

January 14th, 2015 10:00 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — State Rep. Jon Lundberg insists he will not be an insider in an anticipated legislative power play to move up the July 1, 2016 date allowing retail food stores to sell wine for the first time.

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Hawkins County committee eyes building for new Senior Center

Hawkins County committee eyes building for new Senior Center

January 14th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Last month, RSC Director Carolyn Browning approached the Hawkins County Commission's Buildings Committee about the need to improve upon the current Senior Center, which shares a building with the H.B. Stamps Public Library.

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'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

January 14th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A roof evaluation completed at Rogersville City School last month recommended replacement of the roofs in three sections of the school including the additions completed in the 1950s, the 1970s and 2000.

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Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

January 14th, 2015 7:04 pm by Associated Press

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson used ropes and safety harnesses to catch themselves in case of a fall, but relied entirely on their own strength and dexterity to ascend by grasping cracks as thin as razor blades and as small as dimes.

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Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

January 14th, 2015 6:15 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Many would place more scrutiny on interactions between law officers and the public, and aim to address concerns about perceived racial injustice, police tactics and civil unrest.

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