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Mother of shooter at Amish school promoting power of forgiveness

Mother of shooter at Amish school promoting power of forgiveness

December 9th, 2013 10:25 pm by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

Seven years ago, Charles Carl Roberts IV barricaded himself inside an Amish schoolhouse near Lancaster, tied up 10 girls and opened fire, killing five and injuring five others before committing suicide as police closed in.

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Southwest Virginia dodges worst of winter storm

Southwest Virginia dodges worst of winter storm

December 9th, 2013 8:20 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Southwest Virginia’s westernmost sector mostly dodged another winter weather bullet over the weekend with some high water problems and mostly spotty and brief power outages in Wise County.

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Wise County school officials say threat of violence not credible

Wise County school officials say threat of violence not credible

December 9th, 2013 7:53 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Graffiti scrawled on a wall at a Wise County school last week was determined not to be a valid threat to students or staff.

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Region’s lawmakers introduce campaign that targets smurfing

Region’s lawmakers introduce campaign that targets smurfing

December 9th, 2013 7:29 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Local lawmakers kicked off a so-called “anti-smurfing” campaign Monday to help put a stop to the criminal practice of purchasing cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine to manufacture methamphetamine.

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Winston, Manziel, McCarron, Mason among six Heisman finalists

Winston, Manziel, McCarron, Mason among six Heisman finalists

December 9th, 2013 7:10 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

NEW YORK — Jameis Winston will have plenty of company at the Heisman Trophy ceremony — though he’s not expected to have much competition.

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Congress renews undetectable gun ban for decade

Congress renews undetectable gun ban for decade

December 9th, 2013 6:53 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines. But Republicans blocked an effort to toughen the restrictions.

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Woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

Woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

December 9th, 2013 4:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Johnson City woman told police she was driving her ex-boyfriend to an aunt’s house in Hawkins County Friday night when he allegedly “jerked” the steering wheel out of her hand attempting to crash the car, telling her they both should die.

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UPDATE: Gov. Haslam lays out conditions for Medicaid deal

UPDATE: Gov. Haslam lays out conditions for Medicaid deal

December 9th, 2013 3:59 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is putting his goals for a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion into writing.

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DUI suspect parrots police radio

DUI suspect parrots police radio

December 9th, 2013 3:06 pm by Rain Smith

A deputy responded to a crash on Bloomingdale Road, locating a Mazda pickup over an embankment. The driver was found walking in the road on unsteady feet and addressed the officer with slurred speech.

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Auto burglars break out windows at Kingsport Aquatics Center

Auto burglars break out windows at Kingsport Aquatics Center

December 9th, 2013 2:39 pm by Staff Report

Burglars broke out windows in three separate vehicles outside the Kingsport YMCA and Aquatics Center on Sunday afternoon, with police saying that in each instance a purse had been left in plain view.

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