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2 children die after SUV crashes into Tenn. pond

2 children die after SUV crashes into Tenn. pond

February 26th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

According to media reports, 24-year-old Monique H. Einwechter was driving late Monday when her SUV slipped off a pond dam into the water.

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Backyard bonanza: Couple finds $10 million in rare coins while walking dog

Backyard bonanza: Couple finds $10 million in rare coins while walking dog

February 26th, 2014 8:32 am by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins buried in the shadow of an old tree.

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Update: Suspect in Kingsport murder identified

Update: Suspect in Kingsport murder identified

February 26th, 2014 12:07 am by Rain Smith

Jonathan Lynn Slemp, 42, is currently held on $300,000 bond, charged with first-degree murder, felony murder and especially aggravated robbery.

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Gate City girls unravel Grayson County

Gate City girls unravel Grayson County

February 25th, 2014 11:37 pm by George Thwaites

The Clinch Mountain Conference 40 champions relied on defense to get through a cold-shooting first quarter and went on to collect a 60-34 win over the visiting Southern Empire Conference 39 runners-up.

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Lawyer requests extra jail time for defendant with 'drug problem'

Lawyer requests extra jail time for defendant with 'drug problem'

February 25th, 2014 11:27 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia man convicted of shoplifting will spend the next two years in prison after his attorney took the unusual step Tuesday of requesting more jail time to allow his client to deal with a drug addiction.

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Carson tells Kingsport audience,  'Courage is what we need in America'

Carson tells Kingsport audience, 'Courage is what we need in America'

February 25th, 2014 10:50 pm by J. H. Osborne

It was standing room only Tuesday evening for "America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made this Nation Great," a presentation by world- renowned neurosurgeon and best-selling author Dr. Benjamin S. Carson.

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Surging Tribe bests Bears in regional semifinals

Surging Tribe bests Bears in regional semifinals

February 25th, 2014 9:56 pm by Pat Kenney

On New Year's Day, the Dobyns-Bennett boys basketball team had a 6-8 record and seemed destined for a break-even season at best. On Tuesday night, the Indians won their 15th game in a row, beating Sevier County 53-47 in the Region 1-AAA semifinals.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Region 2A West, Gate City vs. Grayson County

February 25th, 2014 9:26 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday night's Region 2A West girls basketball game between Grayson County and host Gate City.

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UPDATE: Gate City student seriously injured after car hits school bus

UPDATE: Gate City student seriously injured after car hits school bus

February 25th, 2014 7:38 pm by Wes Bunch

A Gate City High School student was seriously injured Tuesday after she reportedly rear-ended a Scott County Public Schools bus near Hiltons.

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Ugandan newspaper prints list of '200 top' gays

Ugandan newspaper prints list of '200 top' gays

February 25th, 2014 6:47 pm by Associated Press

The tabloid's outing of some Ugandans raises fears of violence against those named just a day after the nation's president enacted a severe anti-gay law.

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