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Judge dismisses rape charge filed against Johnson City man after alleged victim recants

Judge dismisses rape charge filed against Johnson City man after alleged victim recants

December 19th, 2013 11:42 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

“She recanted. She really doesn’t remember much of what happened. She said she had been drinking heavily,” said Carlos Enrique Alegria’s attorney, Assistant Public Defender Phillip Ratliff, about the woman.

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Community Local News
Airport Authority recognizes Powley for aviation education efforts

Airport Authority recognizes Powley for aviation education efforts

December 19th, 2013 11:29 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Airport Authority commissioners held a special recognition Thursday for retired Air Force Lt. Col. Bill Powley and his recent induction into the Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame.

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Local News
Kingsport BMA brushes up  on   process for hiring city manager

Kingsport BMA brushes up on process for hiring city manager

December 19th, 2013 11:14 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Once a process is selected, the BMA would need to agree on a job description or profile of the type of person they are looking for to run the city, then agree how broad the search should be.

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Savannah Felgemacher, Lady Falcons too much for Howard in Doc Maples Invitational

Savannah Felgemacher, Lady Falcons too much for Howard in Doc Maples Invitational

December 19th, 2013 10:47 pm by Dave Ongie

Volunteer jumped out to a 44-8 lead in the second quarter and cruised to an easy 71-18 result on the opening day of the Doc Maples Invitational inside Viking Hall.

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Entertainment
‘Duck Dynasty’ fans react to Robertson’s hiatus

‘Duck Dynasty’ fans react to Robertson’s hiatus

December 19th, 2013 9:47 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the A&E network suspended “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson for disparaging gay people, it also ruffled the feathers of possibly millions of fans of its most popular show.

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Verizon: Theft of phone cable puts lives on line

Verizon: Theft of phone cable puts lives on line

December 19th, 2013 9:33 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Verizon reports thieves have been responsible for four incidents over the past 18 days involving theft of copper communications cables in Verizon’s telecommunications network, disrupting service to nearly 250 customers in the Pound area.

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Crime Regional & National
Two boys kidnapped, one’s throat cut in southern Miss.

Two boys kidnapped, one’s throat cut in southern Miss.

December 19th, 2013 6:09 pm by Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man lured two brothers, ages 5 and 8, from their yard in south Mississippi and took them to his camper trailer, where he sexually abused them and slashed the older boy’s throat, authorities said Thursday.

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Paroled killer sentenced in Kingsport drug conspiracy

Paroled killer sentenced in Kingsport drug conspiracy

December 19th, 2013 3:55 pm by Rain Smith

A man granted parole for his conviction in a 1981 murder near the Holston River will now spend 90 months in a federal prison for dealing pills and guns.

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Community Sunday Stories
Faith and devoted passion keep Shirley Smith motivated at His Ministries, Inc.

Faith and devoted passion keep Shirley Smith motivated at His Ministries, Inc.

December 19th, 2013 3:34 pm by Katina Rose

His Ministries, Inc., is housed in a brick building on Wood Avenue in downtown Big Stone Gap. The story behind the ministry is one of faith and devoted passion.

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News Business & Technology
Answers to questions about the Target data breach

Answers to questions about the Target data breach

December 19th, 2013 1:40 pm by BREE FOWLER, AP Technology Writer

With less than a week until Christmas, a real-life Grinch has stolen the credit and debit card information of about 40 million Target shoppers. What should you do? Who should you call?

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