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Local police react to Obama's military equipment ban

Local police react to Obama's military equipment ban

May 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"The military equipment used in this region is utilized for officer safety and help the agencies save local tax money purchasing equipment that has already been purchased by tax money,"

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Northeast wins $75,000 Tennessee Promise Program grant

Northeast wins $75,000 Tennessee Promise Program grant

May 23rd, 2015 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College has won a $75,000 grant to help implement the Tennessee Promise Program, one of seven community colleges across the state to do so.

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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

May 23rd, 2015 3:00 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

May 23rd, 2015 2:50 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges.

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MORE PHOTOS ADDED: Memory Lane festival underway in Rogersville

May 23rd, 2015 1:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hundreds of classic cars an thousands of spectators have descended on Otis and Kathy Eldridge's "Memory Lane" for their annual free car show and 1950's nostalgia festival near Rogersville.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

May 23rd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include a Kingsport officer charged, a retired Hawkins County teacher murdered, love letters scrawled on prison tables, a naked man attacking police and a murderer dying on death row, among others.

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16 years for Dryden man in home invasion

16 years for Dryden man in home invasion

May 22nd, 2015 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A 19 year old Dryden man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, with 14 years suspended, for a home invasion robbery that occurred last Christmas Eve, according to Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney Stacy Estep Munsey.

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Slemp unveils action plan in Wise

Slemp unveils action plan in Wise

May 22nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Charles H. Chuck' Slemp launched his campaign for Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney with a high profile soiree on a side lawn of the county courthouse before about three dozen supporters.

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Eight vie for title of Miss Scott County

Eight vie for title of Miss Scott County

May 22nd, 2015 6:30 pm by Staff report

Eight young women will vie for the title of Miss Scott County at 7 p.m., Saturday at Weber City Elementary School in Weber City,Va.

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Shumate main speaker at Hawkins Memorial Day ceremony

Shumate main speaker at Hawkins Memorial Day ceremony

May 22nd, 2015 3:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Members of American Legion Post 21 invite all residents of Hawkins County to attend the Memorial Day program in front of the Hawkins County Courthouse on Monday, May 25 at 11 a.m.

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