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Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

August 25th, 2015 8:21 am by Jessica Fuller, NET News Service

It's Country Nights and Carnival Lights at the Appalachian Fair this year and Monday brought in crowds enjoying shows, riding rides and indulging in fair food.

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Sergeant sentenced to 25 years on assault, desertion charges

Sergeant sentenced to 25 years on assault, desertion charges

August 25th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

David Lawrence Helm was accused of sexually assaulting a girl between the ages of 12 and 16 at several locations in 2013 and 2014, including at southern Illinois' Scott Air Force Base and in Tennessee.

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Heroes who foiled train gunman scheduled for rest, college

Heroes who foiled train gunman scheduled for rest, college

August 25th, 2015 7:52 am by JANIE HAR, Associated Press

So what do you do when a trip on a high-speed train in Europe suddenly turns you and your buddies into international heroes? Sign a book deal? Take meetings with Hollywood executives? Pose for magazine features?

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Police: Cheating website hack might have led to suicides

Police: Cheating website hack might have led to suicides

August 24th, 2015 9:10 pm by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press

TORONTO - The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.

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Man's conversation with married ex prompts violence from husband, friend

Man's conversation with married ex prompts violence from husband, friend

August 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - A man who wanted to speak to his married ex-girlfriend Sunday night was allegedly beaten by her husband and another man at a Church Hill park after they apparently didn't like the way the conversation was going.

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State police looking for marijuana in Southwest Virginia

State police looking for marijuana in Southwest Virginia

August 24th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Recently, some folks in Scott County contacted the Times-News for information about the low-flying helicopters that have been seen across the county. The helicopters have been spotted from Yuma to Dungannon.

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UPDATE: Scott County school bus crash seriously injures four

UPDATE: Scott County school bus crash seriously injures four

August 24th, 2015 5:44 pm by Staff Report

Twelve student passengers suffered injuries, with six transported from the scene by ambulance. Four were still being treated at Holston Valley Medical Center for serious injuries.

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Roe remains opposed to Iran nuclear deal

Roe remains opposed to Iran nuclear deal - VIDEO

August 24th, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Iran's leadership, Roe insisted, continues to call for America and Israel being "wiped off the face of the earth."

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Four sentenced in extensive gravel conspiracy

Four sentenced in extensive gravel conspiracy

August 24th, 2015 3:18 pm by Matthew Lane

The Northeast Tennessee residents who admitted to dealing in more than 37,000 grams of "gravel" have been sentenced on federal drug charges, with prison stints ranging from 78 months to 235 months.

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Jesse Jackson set to speak at Tri-Cities African-American school reunion

Jesse Jackson set to speak at Tri-Cities African-American school reunion

August 24th, 2015 2:41 pm by NET News Service

Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson will be among the featured speakers at the Great Golden Gathering, a reunion of alumni from the area's African-American high schools, this weekend.

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