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Woman who fired BB gun at 'haunted tunnel' visitors acquitted

Woman who fired BB gun at 'haunted tunnel' visitors acquitted

August 29th, 2013 3:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman accused of shooting a BB gun at a carload of youngsters near a “haunted tunnel” in June was acquitted on assault charges following a bench trial in Hawkins County Sessions Court Wednesday.

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KPD  asks public for help in locating counterfeit check suspect

KPD asks public for help in locating counterfeit check suspect

August 29th, 2013 3:15 pm by Staff reports

KINGSPORT — The suspect is described by police as a white male, approximately 5'10' tall, slim build, clean shaven, short brown hair and is in his late 20s or early 30s. He used the alias "Austin Bell."

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Woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

Woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

August 29th, 2013 2:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — A theft charge is pending against a Hawkins County woman who allegedly stole $5,000 from her boyfriend and was then hospitalized for injuries suffered attempting to remove the cash from her “hiding place.”

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Feds won't sue to stop marijuana use in 2 states

Feds won't sue to stop marijuana use in 2 states

August 29th, 2013 2:28 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The federal government said Thursday that it won't sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.

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Bond request denied for suspect in 'severe' child abuse case

Bond request denied for suspect in 'severe' child abuse case

August 29th, 2013 1:25 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man accused of severely abusing his live-in girlfriend's 14-month-old son had his request for bond denied during an appearance Wednesday in Scott County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

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Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

August 29th, 2013 12:49 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man arrested this week on statutory rape charges now faces 37 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of sexual battery.

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Sports
Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

August 29th, 2013 12:41 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.

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EDITORIAL: Government workers should not receive bonuses

EDITORIAL: Government workers should not receive bonuses

August 29th, 2013 9:15 am by Editorial staff

Did you get a bonus this year? Not likely — unless you work for government. Did you receive a paid vacation for violating a workplace rule? Not likely — unless you work for government.

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Iran to work with Russia to stop strike on Syria

Iran to work with Russia to stop strike on Syria

August 29th, 2013 9:10 am by BY NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country will press forward with efforts to ward off military action by the U.S. and its allies against the Tehran-backed regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Iranian state TV reported on Thursday.

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Community Sunday Stories
Fresh from the Farm: Chris Wilson lives 'in harmony' with the land

Fresh from the Farm: Chris Wilson lives 'in harmony' with the land

August 29th, 2013 9:04 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Chris Wilson's 'love of the land' and her flock are evident from the natural and humane agricultural methods employed on her 50-acre farm nestled in the tranquil hills of Northeast Tennessee.

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