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Top NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarray

Top NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarray

May 5th, 2015 8:09 am by DAVID KLEPPER and MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Senate leader Dean Skelos, 67, of Long Island, was charged Monday with extortion and soliciting bribes.

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Hawkins house sitter allegedly steals, crashes car

Hawkins house sitter allegedly steals, crashes car

May 4th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - A homeless man who was supposed to be house sitting for his cousin this past weekend is facing a felony theft charge after allegedly stealing and crashing a car.

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Northeast Tennessee Key Club members excel at convention

Northeast Tennessee Key Club members excel at convention

May 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Local Key Clubs and their high school student members received awards during a recent district convention in Lexington, Ky. Sullivan North, Sullivan Central, Volunteer, Dobyns-Bennett and Elizabethton high schools' Key Clubs participated.

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Mayor's Prayer Breakfast scheduled for Thursday

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast scheduled for Thursday

May 4th, 2015 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Dennis Phillips will lead a prayer breakfast next week in observance of the 64th annual National Day of Prayer. The event will be Phillips' 10th such event and his last as the mayor of Kingsport.

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Tennessee woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife

Tennessee woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife

May 4th, 2015 5:56 pm by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

BOSTON - A Tennessee woman searching for the stranger she kissed while running the Boston Marathon this year says she finally heard back - from the mystery man's wife.

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Yennie one of two remaining finalists for job in Laramie, Wyo.

Yennie one of two remaining finalists for job in Laramie, Wyo.

May 4th, 2015 5:29 pm by Rick Wagner

One of three finalist has withdrawn because he has a new job.

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A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

May 4th, 2015 5:23 pm by SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

LONDON - Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name they picked for Britain's newborn princess.

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Sullivan schools search for senior accountant, again

Sullivan schools search for senior accountant, again

May 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

For the fourth time in two years, the Sullivan County school system's senior accountant has resigned for a higher-paying job. So the Board of Education at its Monday night meeting likely will vote to increase the pay for the position.

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Sleepover ends with child abuse arrest

Sleepover ends with child abuse arrest

May 4th, 2015 2:41 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Lynn Garden, finding a woman "to be very emotional." She then claimed that while she was sleeping, her juvenile daughter and a friend - who was staying the night - had "messed up the apartment."

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Work underway on Old Sheriff's Home

Work underway on Old Sheriff's Home

May 4th, 2015 12:51 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - Work is finally underway on a long-planned rehabilitation of the old county jail and sheriff's home just off Highway 394 and behind the historic Sullivan County Courthouse. The structure was reportedly built of hand-fired bricks in 1870.

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