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Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

June 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Russia has sent thousands of additional troops to its border with Ukraine following the Kiev leadership's announcement that it will sign an economic association pact with the European Union next week.

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8 miles of Kingsport roads getting fresh asphalt

8 miles of Kingsport roads getting fresh asphalt

June 19th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A major resurfacing project taking place in downtown Kingsport has drawn people's attention on social media sites, with many questioning the work taking place and why Center Street has been reduced to three lanes.

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Falling tree kills NY man in Abingdon

Falling tree kills NY man in Abingdon

June 19th, 2014 8:30 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON — A New York man died Thursday afternoon after being struck by a tree that fell during a thunderstorm that swept through downtown Abingdon.

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92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

June 19th, 2014 8:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Responding HCSO Deputy Mark Herrell said there was no signs of forced entry at the residence.

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Former billionaire hit with $200 million judgment

Former billionaire hit with $200 million judgment

June 19th, 2014 5:00 pm by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

A federal judge in California has issued a $200 million civil judgment against one-time billionaire Tim Blixseth for the fraudulent transfer of money out of an ultra-luxury resort he founded in southern Montana.

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Police: 600 pills, pot, acid seized during Kingsport search

Police: 600 pills, pot, acid seized during Kingsport search

June 19th, 2014 4:08 pm by Rain Smith

An investigation of alleged narcotics activity at a Kingsport residence has led to five arrests, according to police, along with the confiscation of a large cache of pills and other drugs.

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Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

June 19th, 2014 2:27 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman reported that while at a boat dock near her home — and accompanied by her son — she spotted two women sunbathing without tops. When she told them to cover their chests, an argument ensued.

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Mom sues third-grader over alleged bullying

Mom sues third-grader over alleged bullying

June 19th, 2014 2:09 pm by By Sally Ho, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

A suburban Chicago mother has filed a lawsuit claiming an elementary-school student bullied and beat up her son, a third-grader at the same Mount Prospect, Ill., school.

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Obama: US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq

Obama: US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq

June 19th, 2014 1:52 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Iraqi soldiers and helicopter gunships battled militants for a third day for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery, the loss of which would be a devastating symbol of the Baghdad government's powerlessness in the face of an insurgency hostile to the West

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Man sentenced in Lynn Garden convenience store robbery

Man sentenced in Lynn Garden convenience store robbery

June 19th, 2014 12:08 pm by Matthew Lane

In an affidavit filed in Kingsport, the employee recognized the suspect as a "regular customer" and identified him by name. He was apprehended a short time later

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