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Best of the Blotter: Lewd and nude

Best of the Blotter: Lewd and nude

December 30th, 2013 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

This past year local police dealt with a naked lunch lady, exhibitionist neighbors, a Blountville porn shoot and indecent exposure at the mall.

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Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison children

Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison children

December 30th, 2013 12:07 pm by Associated Press

An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children, including one who died, and of stabbing her former husband, all on Christmas.

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Sports
Update: Five NFL coaches out of a job by Monday afternoon

Update: Five NFL coaches out of a job by Monday afternoon

December 30th, 2013 12:04 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Barely 12 hours after the NFL's regular season ended, five head coaches were unemployed. Fired on Monday were Washington's Mike Shanahan, Detroit's Jim Schwartz, Minnesota's Leslie Frazier and Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano.

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Kingsport police seek victims in alleged salesman scam

Kingsport police seek victims in alleged salesman scam

December 30th, 2013 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

A man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting his girlfriend on the head with an iron on Christmas Eve may also have scammed people by presenting himself as a door-to-door salesman.

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Update: Elderly victim of Scott County home fire identified

Update: Elderly victim of Scott County home fire identified

December 30th, 2013 11:04 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County authorities and Virginia State Police are investigating a house fire in Hiltons that claimed the life of a 97-year-old woman Monday morning.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Blockhouse displays Old World traditions

Blockhouse displays Old World traditions

December 30th, 2013 10:05 am by Staff Report

Now that Christmas is over, you can celebrate Old Christmas — or the Day of Epiphany, based on Old World traditions — this coming weekend at the Wilderness Road Blockhouse at Natural Tunnel State Park.

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Local New Year's closings

Local New Year's closings

December 30th, 2013 9:52 am by Staff Report

Check out schedule changes for the New Year's holiday.

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Federal health care sign-ups pass 1 million mark

Federal health care sign-ups pass 1 million mark

December 30th, 2013 9:37 am by JOSH LEDERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

The government's rehabilitated health insurance website has seen a December surge in customer sign-ups, pushing enrollment past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration says.

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Tenn. man charged with bilking VA for travel expenses

Tenn. man charged with bilking VA for travel expenses

December 30th, 2013 9:34 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reimburses disabled veterans 41.5 cents per mile if they must travel to seek treatment. Investigators said 57-year-old Jimmy Dale Wilson collected $5,674.94 by claiming to make about 73 trips.

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Legal pot sales begin amid uncertainty in Colo.

Legal pot sales begin amid uncertainty in Colo.

December 30th, 2013 9:26 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

As Colorado prepares to be the first in the nation to allow recreational pot sales, opening Jan. 1, hopeful retailers are investing their fortunes into the legal recreational pot world.

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