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Fire destroys Scott County home

Fire destroys Scott County home

January 13th, 2014 3:58 pm by Wes Bunch

The structure was fully involved in flames when fire crews first arrived on the scene roughly 15 minutes after receiving the call.

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Woman faces knife assault charges against officers who tried to save her

Woman faces knife assault charges against officers who tried to save her

January 13th, 2014 3:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who allegedly took an overdose of sleeping pills and then attempted to hold police at bay with a knife when they tried to take her to the hospital is facing four counts of felony assault.

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Woman accidentally shows cops pot stash

Woman accidentally shows cops pot stash

January 13th, 2014 1:28 pm by Rain Smith

While explaining that she needed to hide her prescriptions from her husband, the woman pulled out a medication bag that contained marijuana.

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Swedish doctors transplant wombs into 9 women

Swedish doctors transplant wombs into 9 women

January 13th, 2014 1:23 pm by MALIN RISING, Associated Press; MARIA CHENG, Associated Press

Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives in an experimental procedure that has raised some ethical concerns.

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High court skeptical of Obama recess appointments

High court skeptical of Obama recess appointments

January 13th, 2014 1:21 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on President Barack Obama's use of a provision of the Constitution to make temporary appointments to high-level positions over the objection of Senate Republicans.

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Tyson Foods recalls 33K pounds of chicken product

Tyson Foods recalls 33K pounds of chicken product

January 13th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

The chicken has been linked to illnesses in a Tennessee correctional facility, where seven people got sick and two were hospitalized.

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Head of supermarket wine sales group leaving

Head of supermarket wine sales group leaving

January 13th, 2014 8:31 am by Associated Press

Jarron Springer has been president of the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association since 2005, and also leads the Red White and Food campaign pushing for the law change.

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After 5 days, W.Va.'s water crisis nears its end

After 5 days, W.Va.'s water crisis nears its end

January 13th, 2014 8:29 am by BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

For the fifth straight day, hundreds of thousands of people in West Virginia had to wash, cook and brush their teeth with bottled water, but officials promised the ban on tap water that was tainted by a chemical spill would soon be lifted.

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Complaints from Hawkins County BOE dispute dropped

Complaints from Hawkins County BOE dispute dropped

January 12th, 2014 9:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — As of Thursday night, a heated exchange that occurred in October between a member of the Hawkins County Board of Education and a school employee had escalated into complaints filed by both parties.

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Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

January 12th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

Commonwealth’s attorneys offices from Lee, Scott and Wise counties received grants last week from a portion of Medicaid fraud settlement money that was set aside for local prosecutors offices by the Virginia Attorney General’s Office.

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