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Gunman shoots 2 at Pennsylvania hospital, doctor returns fire

Gunman shoots 2 at Pennsylvania hospital, doctor returns fire

July 25th, 2014 9:47 am by By Ben Finley, Allison Steele and Laura McCrystal, The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)

Officials believe the gunman opened fire in a small office, then the doctor then drew his own weapon and shot the assailant, hitting him three times and critically injuring him, said Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan.

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Tennessee sheriff's recruit charged with fatal hit-and-run

Tennessee sheriff's recruit charged with fatal hit-and-run

July 25th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

Memphis police have arrested a man recruited to work at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and charged him in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed two people last year.

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Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics give $700,000 left over from sales and closures for UVa-Wise scholarships

Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics give $700,000 left over from sales and closures for UVa-Wise scholarships

July 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Southwest Virginia Medical Clinics board of directors has provided a final yet lasting shot in the arm for the benefit of health care oriented students at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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Kingsport man charged in hit-and-run with motorcycle

Kingsport man charged in hit-and-run with motorcycle

July 24th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A man wanted for the past month after allegedly striking a Kingsport motorcyclist with a car and fleeing the scene — leaving the rider to be transported to the hospital by EMS — was located on Wednesday and booked into jail.

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Foundation gives $2 million to Mountain Empire Community College

Foundation gives $2 million to Mountain Empire Community College

July 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

On Thursday the MECC Foundation celebrated a $2 million gift from the Slemp Foundation, long one of Southwest Virginia's major philanthropic organizations.

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MECC Mountain Music School strums 10th year

MECC Mountain Music School strums 10th year

July 24th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

On Friday, 109 students will plink, pluck, strum and fiddle their way to the final crescendo of the 10th anniversary of Mountain Empire Community College's Mountain Music School.

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Erwin man charged with incest, rape

Erwin man charged with incest, rape

July 24th, 2014 5:00 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

Officers responded to Hull's residence on Monday in reference to the report of a sexual assault that had occurred that morning, according to the arrest report written by Detective Tony Buchanan with the Erwin Police Department.

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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

July 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back to Central America after they had been indoctrinated into gang culture in this country.

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$1 million lawsuit accuses Hawkins privatized probation company of illegal takeover

$1 million lawsuit accuses Hawkins privatized probation company of illegal takeover

July 24th, 2014 3:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — A million dollar lawsuit filed Wednesday in Sullivan County Chancery Court claims the owner of a new privatized probation company in Rogersville illegally stole Hawkins County "clients" during a take-over last month.

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Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

July 24th, 2014 2:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus had been on trial since Tuesday for the crash on Knob Creek Road on Valentine's Day in 2012 that followed a short pursuit as he fled from police.

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