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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 7th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include a shrouded Sullivan County woman, an escape attempt, a Kingsport mother being charged with child abuse and neglect and man Kingsport police said pulled a gun in a parking lot rage.

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Cooks needed for 42-year-old program

Cooks needed for 42-year-old program

June 7th, 2014 10:00 am by Matthew Lane

Meals on Wheels began in Kingsport in 1972 to cook and deliver meals to impaired residents twice a week. Now, more than 40 years later, Meals on Wheels operates kitchens out of two local churches

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Cellphone operator reveals scale of government snooping

Cellphone operator reveals scale of government snooping

June 6th, 2014 8:32 pm by Associated Press

Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.

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Updated: Lebanon woman killed in car wreck in Scott County

Updated: Lebanon woman killed in car wreck in Scott County

June 6th, 2014 3:13 pm by Wes Bunch

Virginia State Police identified the victim as Rachel Dawn Boger, 31, of Lebanon. Boger was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

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SW Va. woman charged with federal bank fraud

SW Va. woman charged with federal bank fraud

June 6th, 2014 2:43 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman is charged with federal bank fraud for allegedly stealing almost $100,000 from bank accounts her employer, a Lee County attorney, had been appointed to oversee.

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TICKLED PINK for survivors

TICKLED PINK for survivors

June 6th, 2014 2:08 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

The upcoming Tickled Pink Survivor Celebration will celebrate survivors of breast cancer and will feature professional Nashville magician Dr. Gary Flegal, who's also an expert in stress management.

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Second suspect in murder of disabled vet gets life without parole

Second suspect in murder of disabled vet gets life without parole

June 6th, 2014 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The second of two men who beat and stabbed a disabled war veteran to death last year for drug money was sentenced Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Lake Fleming: Once overgrown thicket transformed into park, classroom

Lake Fleming: Once overgrown thicket transformed into park, classroom

June 6th, 2014 11:52 am by Marci Gore

It's been a work in progress for more than three years now. But, finally, Gate City Middle and High schools' outdoor classroom is ready for use.

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VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

June 6th, 2014 9:27 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press; TERRY TANG, Associated Press

In a new revelation in the growing VA scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic Veterans Affairs appointment list have died.

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Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

June 6th, 2014 9:26 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers; TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers

The ignition switch on the steering column of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars was so poorly designed that it easily slipped out of the run position, causing engines to stall.

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