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More wildfires strike Scott,  Lee counties

More wildfires strike Scott, Lee counties

March 24th, 2014 9:32 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Forestry crews and local volunteer firefighters had another busy weekend battling multiple wildfires in Southwest Virginia, including three that claimed nearly 640 acres in both Scott and Lee counties.

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Bays Mountain  to crack down on off-roading

Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading

March 24th, 2014 8:17 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — For years, people have sneaked onto Bays Mountain Park property with their ATVs, motorcycles and pickup trucks to enjoy a little off-road excitement.

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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 6:03 pm by NET News Service

GREENEVILLE — Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder.

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Man charged with weekend shooting in Johnson City arraigned in court

Man charged with weekend shooting in Johnson City arraigned in court

March 24th, 2014 4:29 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man charged in a weekend shooting death in downtown Johnson City was arraigned in Washington County General Sessions Court Monday.

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Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

March 24th, 2014 2:09 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press; PRIYA SRIDHAR, Associated Press

Authorities say they're looking into whether faulty brakes, signals or human error may have caused a Chicago public-transit train to jump the tracks and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport.

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Police find meth shopping list, arrest two

Police find meth shopping list, arrest two

March 24th, 2014 1:18 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two men were arrested in Kingsport on Saturday after attempting to buy multiple packs of pseudoephedrine and having a shopping list containing the ingredients to allegedly manufacture methamphetamine, according to a police report.

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Serving children, community: Kingsport Kiwanis making mark on Model City, world for 90 years

Serving children, community: Kingsport Kiwanis making mark on Model City, world for 90 years

March 24th, 2014 1:05 pm by Marci Gore

It's nearly impossible to look anywhere in Kingsport and not see signs of the positive impact the Kingsport Kiwanis Club has made to the Model City. From the Kiwanis Towers to the Boundless Playground at Warriors' Path State Park

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Teen who dropped Colt .45 suffers leg injury when gun discharges

Teen who dropped Colt .45 suffers leg injury when gun discharges

March 24th, 2014 11:38 am by Jeff Bobo

A Sevierville teen was injured in an accidental shooting Friday afternoon when he dropped his pistol following a horseback riding outing in the Eidson community north of Rogersville.

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Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

March 24th, 2014 10:57 am by EILEEN NG, Associated Press; TODD PITMAN, Associated Press

He said the data indicated the plane flew "to a remote location, far from any possible landing sites. It is therefore with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you that, according to this new data, Flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean."

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Vote to delay Common Core a step backward for Tennessee

Vote to delay Common Core a step backward for Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 9:57 am by Editorial staff

That the Tennessee House would vote overwhelmingly to delay a major educational improvement that represents years of work and effort, and which would give Tennessee children a significant step up in the world, all but defies comprehension.

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