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KKK affiliated Hawkins man agrees to federal pipe bomb plea

October 22nd, 2014 5:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Joshua Colt Looney agreed last week to plead guilty to one count of "knowingly making destructive devices (pipe bombs)" in exchange for a recommended 46 month sentence

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Checks stolen at Sullivan County church

Checks stolen at Sullivan County church

October 22nd, 2014 11:24 am by Staff Report

At least eight checks have been passed at local business, totaling fraudulent transactions in excess of $500.

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CORRECTION: Hawkins sex offender gets 90 days for spending the night with underage girl

CORRECTION: Hawkins sex offender gets 90 days for spending the night with underage girl

October 21st, 2014 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 16-year-old girl told police that 20-year-old convicted sex offender Corey Cinnamon had been coming to her home "almost every day" and "stays overnight about half the time."

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Gate City graduate awarded first Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

Gate City graduate awarded first Scott County Democratic Party scholarship

October 22nd, 2014 7:54 pm by Marci Gore

Gate City High School graduate Angel Collier was recently awarded the first-ever Scott County Democratic Party scholarship.

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No SEC Surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked 1-2

No SEC Surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked 1-2

October 22nd, 2014 7:39 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings believes the Southeastern Conference can play with any of the so-called best basketball leagues in the country.

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U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

October 22nd, 2014 7:10 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

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Authorities investigating whether Colorado girls were trying to join Islamic militants

Authorities investigating whether Colorado girls were trying to join Islamic militants

October 22nd, 2014 6:54 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria aren't radicalized jihadis but rather victims of an online predator, a school official said Wednesday.

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Two dead in shooting at Canada's Parliament

Two dead in shooting at Canada's Parliament

October 22nd, 2014 6:45 pm by JEREMY HAINSWORTH, Associated Press

OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire.

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Photo Gallery: Eastman "Topping Out" ceremony for new corporate center

October 22nd, 2014 6:43 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from Wednesday's "topping out" ceremony for Eastman Chemical Company's new five-story Corporate Business Center. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in academic scandal

Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in academic scandal

October 22nd, 2014 6:38 pm by AARON BEARD, Associated Press

More than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at UNC.

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Kingsport officials brewing up plan for house on Sourmash Drive

Kingsport officials brewing up plan for house on Sourmash Drive

October 22nd, 2014 3:00 pm by Matthew Lane

"We have a house on Sourmash Drive that (Kingsport) has owned for more than two years, and it's a disgrace for the community," Mayor Dennis Phillips told the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday afternoon.

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