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Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

August 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A 28-year-old Southwest Virginia man has been indicted for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old in a restroom at Kingsport's Aquatic Center.

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Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

August 28th, 2014 5:43 pm by Associated Press

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Charges against Tennessee gun rights advocate dismissed

Charges against Tennessee gun rights advocate dismissed

August 28th, 2014 5:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Nashville judge has dismissed charges against a man who walked around downtown last year wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle with a silencer.

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Advocates urge governor to expand Medicaid

Advocates urge governor to expand Medicaid

August 28th, 2014 3:53 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee NAACP President Gloria Sweet-Love says her group wrote the governor about two weeks ago and will hold events throughout the year to draw attention to the issue.

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Lawmakers call for hearing on new history course

Lawmakers call for hearing on new history course

August 28th, 2014 2:50 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports that the lawmakers wrote a joint letter to the board questioning whether the course "emphasizes negative aspects while omitting or minimizing the positive" aspects of American history.

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Children, mother remain hospitalized following Kingsport crash

Children, mother remain hospitalized following Kingsport crash

August 28th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

The Kingsport mother and her children who were seriously injured in a Wednesday traffic crash on East Stone Drive — leaving one boy in critical condition — are now hospitalized together in Knoxville.

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Duffield Daze serves up big fun in a small town

Duffield Daze serves up big fun in a small town

August 28th, 2014 2:20 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Organizer Kenny Fannon says the 'the whole point of the festival was to provide the residents and visitors with admission-free access to southern Appalachian music, dance, crafts and activities for all ages.'

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Faith in Action: Trinity UMC evangelizes by fulfilling basic human needs

Faith in Action: Trinity UMC evangelizes by fulfilling basic human needs

August 28th, 2014 12:05 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Trinity's mission is to nurture the small Southwest Virginia community surrounding it through acts of service. See some of those acts of service in the Faith in Action photo gallery at the end of the story.

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Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

August 28th, 2014 11:59 am by DALTON BENNETT, Associated Press; RAF CASERT, Associated Press

Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

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Sullivan commission shoots down settlement with fired highway employees

Sullivan commission shoots down settlement with fired highway employees

August 28th, 2014 11:44 am by J. H. Osborne

The proposal fell two votes short of the 12 needed for approval, with five "no" votes, one pass, and seven commissioners absent.

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