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Hospital's Community Fund gives $200,000 grant for Bullitt Park improvements

Hospital's Community Fund gives $200,000 grant for Bullitt Park improvements

June 24th, 2014 8:00 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap delivered a huge dose of child's play for the kids of Big Stone Gap and surrounding areas on Tuesday.

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Company successfully tests space-tourism balloon

Company successfully tests space-tourism balloon

June 24th, 2014 7:08 pm by Associated Press

World View Enterprises CEO Jane Poynter said the system broke the world record for highest parafoil flight, lifting a payload to 120,000 feet.

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Woman charged after six pot plants found during apartment fire

Woman charged after six pot plants found during apartment fire

June 24th, 2014 6:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

The plants, which ranged in size from a couple of inches to about a foot in height, were recovered by police after the fire was extinguished.

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US: Looking at all options in immigration surge

US: Looking at all options in immigration surge

June 24th, 2014 6:00 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Tuesday he would consider every conceivable, lawful option to deal with a continuing flood of immigrants crossing the U.S. border illegally in South Texas.

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Archivist: IRS didn't follow law with lost emails

Archivist: IRS didn't follow law with lost emails

June 24th, 2014 5:00 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

In June 2011, IRS executive Lois Lerner's computer crashed, resulting in the loss of records that are sought in investigations into the agency's actions. At the time, the agency tried to recover Lerner's records, but with no success.

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Brick thrown through windshield on 11-W

Brick thrown through windshield on 11-W

June 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

A motorist claimed to be traveling Highway 11-W when a pickup, driven by an unknown individual, rammed his vehicle in the passenger side.

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This year's 1st case of West Nile virus confirmed in Tennessee

This year's 1st case of West Nile virus confirmed in Tennessee

June 24th, 2014 2:55 pm by Associated Press

The county health department and the Tennessee Department of Health disclosed Tuesday that a 46-year-old man in Memphis has contracted the mosquito-borne illness.

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Haslam favors cooling off period in domestic cases

Haslam favors cooling off period in domestic cases

June 24th, 2014 2:48 pm by Staff Report

The Associated Press reports Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said on Monday that he would support making a 12-hour "cooling off" period mandatory after someone has been arrested on a domestic violence charge.

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Update: Suspect in hit-and-run death of Kingsport businessman charged with DUI days prior

Update: Suspect in hit-and-run death of Kingsport businessman charged with DUI days prior

June 24th, 2014 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

The death of Michael K. Locke, 61, has left many grieving in the Model City. Locke founded the Hot Dog Hut, a local favorite, and briefly represented the 2nd House District in Nashville following the death of Rep. Keith Westmoreland.

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UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

June 24th, 2014 8:20 am by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press

At least 1,075 people, the vast majority of them civilians, have been killed in Iraq during June as a Sunni insurgency overtakes key areas of the country, the United Nations said Tuesday.

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