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Tazewell robbery suspect facing additional charges after being arrested in Rogersville

Tazewell robbery suspect facing additional charges after being arrested in Rogersville

November 12th, 2013 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville police and the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the quality Inn motel on Highway 11-W in Rogersville around 2 a.m. Monday on a complaint of possible drug activity.

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Business & Technology
Agreement keeps merged US Airways, American at 5 Tenn. airports

Agreement keeps merged US Airways, American at 5 Tenn. airports

November 12th, 2013 9:18 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department announced it reached an agreement to allow the two entities to become the world’s largest airline after agreeing to scale back its presence at Reagan National in Washington and in other big cities.

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Sports
Hokies come back, beat Mountaineers 87-82

Hokies come back, beat Mountaineers 87-82

November 12th, 2013 6:42 pm by Associated Press

On the day Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver announced his retirement effective at the end of the year, he received a rather sweet retirement gift courtesy of one of the Hokies’ teams: a men's basketball victory over West Virginia.

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News Crime Local News
Text and prescription records help nab two for drug trafficking

Text and prescription records help nab two for drug trafficking

November 12th, 2013 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police used cell phone texts and prescription records to charge two Hawkins County men parked at the Stanley Valley Market with drug trafficking Saturday afternoon.

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News Local News
Hawkins commissioner files ethics complaint against mayor’s secretary

Hawkins commissioner files ethics complaint against mayor’s secretary

November 12th, 2013 3:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Commissioner Danny Alvis has filed an ethics complaint against Martha Wallace, who is County Mayor Melville Bailey’s executive secretary and greets all visitors to his office.

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News Crime Regional & National
Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

November 12th, 2013 3:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man accused in a solicitation of a minor case and a murder-for-hire plot has a mental disease, and his competency to stand trial is in question, according to a state prosecutor’s comments to a judge Tuesday.

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News Crime Regional & National
Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

November 12th, 2013 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors plan to make their recommendation this week on whether they believe Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty if convicted in the deadly attack.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

November 12th, 2013 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

When told he'd have to keep his music down the man refused, telling police he was inside his home and, "This is America."

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

November 12th, 2013 2:01 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Determined to learn exactly what caused his mystery illness in 2011, Trevor Bayne made repeated visits to the Mayo Clinic, asking questions about his health and medical history. Finally in June, he got an answer: multiple sclerosis.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
‘Odyssey Abridged’ a labor of love for Northeast Theatre cast and crew

‘Odyssey Abridged’ a labor of love for Northeast Theatre cast and crew

November 12th, 2013 12:54 pm by Entertainment Staff

Northeast State’s Department of Theatre brings to life one of the best-known Greek stories ever written with its contemporary retelling “The Odyssey Abridged: A Puppet Journey of Epic Proportions,” opening Thursday.

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