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Washington County, Va., school put on lockdown

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

A Washington County, Va., school was placed on lockdown around noon Tuesday after three unknown men entered the school and were subsequently asked to leave.

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MSHA slows merger in money-saving effort

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

Mountain States Health Alliance is delaying its majority ownership stake in an Abingdon, Va., hospital after MSHA officials balked at the interest rate they would have had to pay on $80 million worth of bonds.

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Police say Limestone man died in Carter jail Thanksgiving night

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by John Thompson

A Limestone man died in the Carter County Jail on Thanksgiving night, less than an hour after he had been brought to the jail by officers of the Elizabethton Police Department on charges of public intoxication, resisting arrest and criminal impersonation.

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Blountville man struck by bricks in Stone Drive crash - VIDEO

December 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

Police say a Blountville man appears to be OK after he was hit by a load of bricks around 2 p.m. Tuesday on Stone Drive, and the juvenile driver who pulled out in front of him will be charged.

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Area lawmakers trying to keep Johnson City lottery office open

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

Area legislators have swung into action to try to keep a lottery office open somewhere in the Tri-Cities after state lottery officials last week deemed the one in Johnson City too expensive to operate cost-effectively.

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Trial set for ex-Johnson City employee on forgery, other charges

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

A former Johnson City employee charged with funneling city jobs contracted by bids to a fake company he set up will go to trial next year on charges of money laundering, official misconduct, theft over $60,000 and 48 counts of forgery.

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Cash-strapped states now seeking own federal bailout

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Bankers came first, the carmakers came afterward and now itas the states looking for a Washington, D.C., rescue.Leaders with the National Governors Association (NGA) and National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) called on Congress and President- el

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Rogersville man facing charges after allegedly passing counterfeit money

December 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man is facing several charges after Church Hill police allegedly found him in possession of about $1,500 worth of counterfeit bills, including several $100 bills.

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