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Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

November 24th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

"(Ramon) texted her a list of all of her Facebook contacts, telling her that if she refused to send the money he would upload several nude photos that she had sent him via text message." -- HCSO Cpl. David Benton

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Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

November 24th, 2014 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Drug charges placed against a Hawkins County woman last week at McPheeter's Bend Elementary School were dismissed because the outstanding arrest warrant which led to her initial arrest was invalid.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

According to records at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, two employees who monitor the home heard "four or five" shots at 3:25 a.m.

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High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

November 24th, 2014 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The problem, which has been attributed to high winds in the area, caused Holston Electric Cooperative to lose its feed from the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

November 24th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

A weekend car crash on South Holston Dam Road has injured four people, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

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Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

November 24th, 2014 10:27 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

November 24th, 2014 10:09 am by By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The move is aimed at opening the way for a new leadership structure to deal with changing national security challenges in the final two years of President Barack Obama's term, the official said.

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Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

November 24th, 2014 8:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Seeing someone have a seizure is a scary experience. Seeing your son go from laughing to full-body convulsions a month before his first birthday is terrifying.

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Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

November 24th, 2014 8:19 am by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Sales of high-end Samsung and Apple phones remain robust, but demand for budget phones is growing.

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Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

November 24th, 2014 8:03 am by DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.

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