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FBI confirms North Korean government behind Sony cyberattack

FBI confirms North Korean government behind Sony cyberattack

December 19th, 2014 1:42 pm by By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The hacking came as Sony was prepared to release "The Interview," which depicts an assassination plot against Kim Jong Un. After many U.S. theater owners said they would not show the picture, Sony canceled its scheduled release.

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Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

December 19th, 2014 12:56 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.

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Sulphur Bells! Sulphur bells! It's Christmas time at South Holston

Sulphur Bells! Sulphur bells! It's Christmas time at South Holston

December 19th, 2014 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

Yes, it's not the time of year for them. But the sulphur mayflies have been coming off in droves among the BWO that you'd normally expect to encounter.

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'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

December 19th, 2014 11:18 am by Rain Smith

A frightened female motorist's 911 call has landed a man in the Sullivan County jail, as he allegedly attempted to run the woman off the road multiple times in a high-speed chase — then explained his actions as "helping the FBI in a manhunt."

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.19.14 - VIDEO

December 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

This will be the last Furry Friends episode of 2014. We will be back in January. This week we meet: . Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

December 19th, 2014 10:18 am by Nick Shepherd

Daniel Powell had been wanted since Sunday, when he allegedly forced his way inside an apartment to attack his girlfriend, then fled with his 13-month-old child.

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Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

December 19th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

According to the U.S. attorney's office in Knoxville, Kevin Scott Thibault represented himself as an attorney, gave the foster parents fake adoption papers and obtained at least $400,000.

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Kingsport always to be a one high school town? City school facilities panel looks at options

Kingsport always to be a one high school town? City school facilities panel looks at options

December 19th, 2014 12:32 am by Rick Wagner

Imagine Kingsport City Schools acquiring or building space near Dobyns-Bennett High School for the D-B EXCEL program. Or how about building a new science and technology center or a new freshman academy on or adjacent to the current D-B campus?

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Man accused of attack with knife to get his tobacco

Man accused of attack with knife to get his tobacco

December 19th, 2014 12:26 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man allegedly told police he wasn't going to kill his "guardian" Monday afternoon. Sammy Joe Hicks reportedly admitted he just wanted to "cut her a little."

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Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

December 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Stephen Igo

A judge has been asked to intervene in who should rightfully serve as an interim commonwealth's attorney in Wise County.

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