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Loan scam reported in Hawkins County

Loan scam reported in Hawkins County

May 28th, 2014 1:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police that a man from a suspected scam online loan company laughed at her and hung up when she called Sunday looking for the money she was supposed to receive.

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Graduation 2014: Dobyns-Bennett High School

May 28th, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Dobyns-Bennett High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 24. To share your photos from D-B's graduation, email them to dbgrad@timesnews.net.

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Faith in Action: Ridgeview Baptist Church demonstrates God's love through service

Faith in Action: Ridgeview Baptist Church demonstrates God's love through service

May 28th, 2014 12:30 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Ridgeview Baptist Church offers every age group in its church an opportunity to learn, grow and share the gospel in their own special way.

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Man admits to making fake Tenn. IDs for meth

Man admits to making fake Tenn. IDs for meth

May 28th, 2014 11:58 am by Associated Press

Federal prosecutors say a Cookeville man has admitted to making fake Tennessee driver licenses so he could purchase cold medicines used to make meth.

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Police ask for tips in felony theft case

Police ask for tips in felony theft case

May 28th, 2014 11:38 am by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on the individuals pictured in a surveillance photo, saying they're suspected in a felony theft.

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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

May 28th, 2014 10:07 am by Staff Report

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.

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Ads opposing Tenn. abortion amendment criticized

Ads opposing Tenn. abortion amendment criticized

May 28th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

Newspaper ads opposing a proposed constitutional amendment to give state lawmakers more power over abortions in Tennessee are drawing criticism for their depiction of a man in a turban trampling on a woman.

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Lawmakers propose 'gun violence restraining order' in wake of Isla Vista shootings

Lawmakers propose 'gun violence restraining order' in wake of Isla Vista shootings

May 28th, 2014 8:02 am by By Patrick McGreevy and Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

If notified by a subject's family or friends that someone could harm himself or others, law enforcement officers would be able to petition a judge to grant a restraining order that could prohibit possession or purchase of a gun.

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Vols' Jones doesn't expect QB Ferguson to return

Vols' Jones doesn't expect QB Ferguson to return

May 28th, 2014 1:19 am by Associated Press

Tennessee football coach Butch Jones doesn't expect quarterback Riley Ferguson to return to the Vols. "Riley's no longer with the program," Jones said Tuesday night during the Southeastern Conference spring meetings.

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Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

May 28th, 2014 1:00 am by Rick Wagner

They are home-schooled students Andrew R. Carver, of Blountville, and Abigail L. Johnson, of Johnson City, and Dobyns-Bennett's Andrew H. Nottingham.

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