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Police believe family dispute behind grave vandalism, decoration thefts

Police believe family dispute behind grave vandalism, decoration thefts

May 27th, 2014 2:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Police believe the vandalism of a grave and theft of grave decorations which was reported at a Stanley Valley cemetery over the weekend was motivated by a dispute between two families.

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Update: Fla. triple-homicide suspect captured in Knoxville

Update: Fla. triple-homicide suspect captured in Knoxville

May 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

SWAT members surrounded the Knox County motel where David Eugene Smith was staying on Tuesday. At some point Smith fired shots, including one at himself. He was wounded, but authorities have not revealed more about his injuries.

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Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

May 27th, 2014 12:54 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

The $1.25 million project is among a slew of other NOAA hurricane research funded by last year's Sandy supplemental bill that authorized $60 billion for disaster relief agencies.

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US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at year-end

US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at year-end

May 27th, 2014 12:50 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016.

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Crossbows that may shoot unexpectedly recalled

Crossbows that may shoot unexpectedly recalled

May 27th, 2014 12:11 pm by Associated Press

They were sold between June and November last year for between $600 and $1,500 at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Kinsey's Archery and Pape's, as well as online and in catalogs.

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Photos: How does your garden grow?

May 27th, 2014 10:44 am by David Grace

Harvest of Hope Community Garden members and groups grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers. A portion of the food grown by organizations is donated to local food pantries and kitchens.

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Hacking case belies profitable U.S. links with China

Hacking case belies profitable U.S. links with China

May 27th, 2014 12:35 am by Associated Press

China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business.

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String of legal wins bolsters same-sex marriage

String of legal wins bolsters same-sex marriage

May 27th, 2014 12:29 am by Associated Press

One after another and in sometimes evocative language, judges appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents are declaring it's too late to turn back on the topic of same-sex marriage.

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Kingsport ceremony pays homage to heroes: 'We can  never thank them enough'

Kingsport ceremony pays homage to heroes: 'We can never thank them enough'

May 26th, 2014 11:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

Mayor Dennis Phillips gave the keynote address Monday morning at a Memorial Day observance at the Veterans Memorial in front of J. Fred Johnson Park.

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Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

May 26th, 2014 2:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Ronnie L. Shortt, a longtime police officer with many years on the campus police force of the University of Virginia's College at Wise is the new campus police chief, the college has announced.

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