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Flagpole sawed, swiped from Sullivan County school

Flagpole sawed, swiped from Sullivan County school

July 24th, 2014 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

The flagpole appeared to have been cut at its base to allow removal, with the school principal saying it must have been stolen during the night.

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KPD: 'Professional thieves' net large haul at Best Buy

KPD: 'Professional thieves' net large haul at Best Buy

July 24th, 2014 11:04 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say five individuals recently worked in concert to pull off a precision shoplifting heist at Best Buy, distracting employees and exiting with totes full of smaller items valued at more than $6,000.

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Ohio man in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot Lee officers

Ohio man in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot Lee officers

July 24th, 2014 8:00 am by Wes Bunch

An Ohio man is facing federal charges in Virginia for allegedly calling the Lee County Sheriff's Office earlier this year and threatening to kill law enforcement officers.

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2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

July 24th, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

NEWPORT, Tenn. (AP) — A Cocke County grand jury has charged two Newport Police Department captains and two other people with selling stolen goods and prescription pills.

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Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

July 24th, 2014 7:47 am by Associated Press

President Barack Obama is tapping into growing misgivings about tax-driven overseas mergers by U.S. corporations, issuing a new call to end the practice quickly and questioning the patriotism and citizenship of those companies.

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Carter County woman agrees to plead guilty to sex charges involving her, her three children

Carter County woman agrees to plead guilty to sex charges involving her, her three children

July 24th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A Carter County woman who took sexually explicit photographs of her three young daughters at their home in Hampton has agreed to plead guilty next week to federal sex charges.

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Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

July 23rd, 2014 10:22 pm by Associated Press

His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father. The trip turned tragic on Tuesday night.

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Mount Carmel increases paving budget by $142,735 to cover entire wish list

Mount Carmel increases paving budget by $142,735 to cover entire wish list

July 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Eleven Mount Carmel streets will be paved this year, but the cost will be $142,735 more than was allotted in the 2014-15 budget.

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Phillips recommends pharmaceutical sales rep, electrical engineer for BOE vacancies

Phillips recommends pharmaceutical sales rep, electrical engineer for BOE vacancies

July 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"I think there are two great members we've proposed," Mayor Dennis Phillips said Wednesday. "I think they (school board members) are very comfortable with the ones we have proposed."

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27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

July 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Wes Bunch

The Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said this week that it has secured convictions for nearly 80 percent of the people who were indicted earlier this year as part of a large-scale drug roundup.

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