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VA: 65 percent of senior executives got bonuses

VA: 65 percent of senior executives got bonuses

June 20th, 2014 10:45 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

About 65 percent of senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department got performance bonuses last year despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals and clinics.

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Hope still alive for hospital in Lee County

Hope still alive for hospital in Lee County

June 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Hank Hayes

The Lee County Hospital Authority announced Friday ongoing discussions are being held with Wellmont Health System regarding the potential re-opening of the former Lee Regional Medical Center under the Authority's management

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UVA-Wise to offer psychology cohort degree program

UVA-Wise to offer psychology cohort degree program

June 20th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Classes will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon and online.

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Woman gets probation for shooting at family turning around in her driveway

Woman gets probation for shooting at family turning around in her driveway

June 20th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Margie Ramey,73, told Judge John Dugger Friday she had fired into the ground, but the victim told the Times-News last year one bullet hit the running board of his vehicle.

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Man breaks into pickup to free puppy, gets punched by 72-year-old owner

Man breaks into pickup to free puppy, gets punched by 72-year-old owner

June 20th, 2014 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

At 12:32 p.m. police were called to a fight in progress at Lowe's on East Stone Drive. One participant, 60, stated he had spotted a dog locked inside a vehicle and whining.

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Law enforcement seeking alleged Kingsport counterfeiter

Law enforcement seeking alleged Kingsport counterfeiter

June 20th, 2014 3:40 pm by Wes Bunch

Tyler Shane Monroe, 19, is the last of the alleged co-conspirators in the counterfeiting ring to be at-large

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Man faces Sullivan County statutory rape charges

Man faces Sullivan County statutory rape charges

June 20th, 2014 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough resident is currently jailed in Sullivan County, accused of raping a juvenile on several occasions over the past year.

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Smoke signals: Fog machine reportedly leads police to $27 K in LSD

Smoke signals: Fog machine reportedly leads police to $27 K in LSD

June 20th, 2014 12:27 pm by Rain Smith

Police seeking probable cause to search a Piney Flats home got their opening on Thursday, as what appeared to be smoke billowing from the residence led to an alleged $27,000 stash of LSD.

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Obama moves to ensure sick leave for gay couples

Obama moves to ensure sick leave for gay couples

June 20th, 2014 8:14 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The Obama administration will work to ensure that gay and lesbian Americans are eligible to take leave from their jobs to care for a same-sex spouse, regardless of whether they live in a state that recognizes gay marriage.

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Man allegedly leaves toddler to die in hot SUV, charged with murder

Man allegedly leaves toddler to die in hot SUV, charged with murder

June 20th, 2014 8:02 am by By Craig Schneider, Alexis Stevens and Rosalind Bentley, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

ATLANTA — The suspect's friends believe his account to police that he made the terrible mistake of forgetting to drop off the 22-month-old at day care before going in to work Wednesday

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