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Heroin, crack cocaine seized during Church Hill burglary investigation

Heroin, crack cocaine seized during Church Hill burglary investigation

June 9th, 2015 1:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Kingsport residents who were nabbed in Church Hill during a burglary investigation are facing drug and trespassing charges.

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Kingsport church helps devastated community in Nepal

Kingsport church helps devastated community in Nepal

June 9th, 2015 11:50 am by Nick Shepherd

When a devastating earthquake struck the country of Nepal, members of Waverly Road Presbyterian Church became very concerned. They had been supporting a small school in Nuwakot after one of its members went to the country in 2008.

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This year's VA-KY District Fair more than a century in the making

This year's VA-KY District Fair more than a century in the making

June 9th, 2015 10:40 am by Stephen Igo

The 102nd VA-KY District Fair & Horseshow is underway at the Wise County Fairgrounds with Monday's opening rolling daily through Saturday.

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Hastert to make 1st court appearance in hush money case

Hastert to make 1st court appearance in hush money case

June 9th, 2015 9:53 am by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Leading up to the arraignment in U.S. District Court in Chicago, the 73-year-old hasn't spoken publicly about the allegations that prompted questions about possible sexual abuse by a man once second in line to the U.S. presidency.

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Protests follow video of officer drawing gun on black teens

Protests follow video of officer drawing gun on black teens

June 9th, 2015 9:52 am by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press

Hundreds of demonstrators marched Monday night to the pool where a white police officer pinned a black teenage girl to the ground and pulled a gun on others over the weekend.

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History of violence plagues prison where breakout occurred

History of violence plagues prison where breakout occurred

June 9th, 2015 9:51 am by MARY ESCH, Associated Press; JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

The maximum-security prison where two killers pulled off a "Shawshank Redemption"-style escape has a reputation for brutality that belies the reform-minded ideals it was founded upon when it opened on an Adirondack mountainside in 1845.

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Truck carrying 2,200 pigs overturns on Ohio highway

Truck carrying 2,200 pigs overturns on Ohio highway

June 9th, 2015 9:50 am by Associated Press

Numerous agencies and volunteers worked to corral the animals after the crash Monday night on U.S. Route 35 in Xenia Township, near Dayton. Crews picked up the squealing pigs by their hind legs. They were taken to Greene County Fairgrounds.

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Hawkins Commissioner ethics complaint tally up to six and rising

Hawkins Commissioner ethics complaint tally up to six and rising

June 9th, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission's Ethics Committee will have a full agenda on June 16 when it meets to determine if ethics complaints filed recently against six county commissioners merit a hearing.

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Storms lead to localized power outages

Storms lead to localized power outages

June 9th, 2015 8:39 am by Hank Hayes

About 750 customers in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in Northeast Tennessee and in Scott County, Va., were without power this morning as a result of Monday night's storms, according to Appalachian Power.

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If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, few contingencies are in place

If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, few contingencies are in place

June 9th, 2015 8:31 am by By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Millions of Americans could soon lose health insurance when the Supreme Court decides the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, but states have made few, if any, concrete plans to deal with the chaotic fallout.

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