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Tennessee has 760 of the children crossing into US

Tennessee has 760 of the children crossing into US

July 25th, 2014 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee has received about 2.5 percent of the unaccompanied children crossing into the United States.

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Two unrelated traffic stops result in arrests, pills seized

Two unrelated traffic stops result in arrests, pills seized

July 25th, 2014 3:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies seized illegal prescription drugs in two unrelated traffic stops Wednesday which were initiated because the driver was allegedly driving in and out of the lane of traffic.

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Yard Rage: Woman accused of trashing yard with SUV where her estranged husband lives

Yard Rage: Woman accused of trashing yard with SUV where her estranged husband lives

July 25th, 2014 1:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Smith stated in his report that when he arrived at the residence he observed a 2004 Saturn SUV driven by Barker "sliding sideways through the victim's lawn."

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Two arrested in connection to counterfeit money

Two arrested in connection to counterfeit money

July 25th, 2014 10:41 am by Nick Shepherd

Surveillance images showed that the suspect, later revealed to be Hensley, brought numerous items to the counter and tried to pay with the counterfeit bill.

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Kilgore applauds organization's work  to re-establish hospital in Lee County

Kilgore applauds organization's work to re-establish hospital in Lee County

July 25th, 2014 12:45 am by Wes Bunch

Virginia Delegate Terry Kilgore added his voice this week to a growing chorus of lawmakers, community leaders and health officials who are pushing for Lee County's former hospital to be reopened.

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Raines says there's no substitute for his 'many more years of quality experience'

Raines says there's no substitute for his 'many more years of quality experience'

July 25th, 2014 12:35 am by Jeff Bobo

Longtime municipal attorney and municipal judge Chris Raines is seeking to unseat Hawkins County Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross in the Aug. 7 county general election. Raines defeated Terry Risner in the May 6 Democratic primary.

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Ross hopes to continue working to solve Hawkins County's drug crime problems

Ross hopes to continue working to solve Hawkins County's drug crime problems

July 25th, 2014 12:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross is seeking his first full eight-year term in the Aug. 7 county general election. Ross won a special election in 2012 following the removal of former Judge James Taylor on criminal charges.

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Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics give $700,000 left over from sales and closures for UVa-Wise scholarships

Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics give $700,000 left over from sales and closures for UVa-Wise scholarships

July 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics board of directors has provided a final yet lasting shot in the arm for the benefit of health care oriented students at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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Kingsport man charged in hit-and-run with motorcycle

Kingsport man charged in hit-and-run with motorcycle

July 24th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A man wanted for the past month after allegedly striking a Kingsport motorcyclist with a car and fleeing the scene — leaving the rider to be transported to the hospital by EMS — was located on Wednesday and booked into jail.

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Foundation gives $2 million to Mountain Empire Community College

Foundation gives $2 million to Mountain Empire Community College

July 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

On Thursday the MECC Foundation celebrated a $2 million gift from the Slemp Foundation, long one of Southwest Virginia's major philanthropic organizations.

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