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Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

June 4th, 2014 6:41 am by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman was killed when a pickup struck the passenger side of the vehicle in which she was riding as it crossed Highway 11-W at the Goshen Valley Road intersection.

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$15 minimum wage permits few luxuries in US cities

$15 minimum wage permits few luxuries in US cities

June 4th, 2014 6:37 am by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Monday's vote by the Seattle City Council created the nation's highest minimum wage, but lattes, theater tickets and cable television will still be out of reach for most of those workers.

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Hail, tornadoes reported as storms cross Midwest

Hail, tornadoes reported as storms cross Midwest

June 4th, 2014 6:32 am by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

Baseball-sized hail pummeled homes and cars in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday as powerful thunderstorms moved through a swath of Midwest states, also causing severe flooding and prompting reports of tornadoes.

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Storms crossing Midwest bring hail, tornadoes, flooding

Storms crossing Midwest bring hail, tornadoes, flooding

June 4th, 2014 1:14 am by Associated Press

Baseball-sized hail pummeled homes and cars in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday as powerful thunderstorms moved through a swath of Midwest states, also causing severe flooding and prompting reports of tornadoes.

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New Kingsport budget proposal includes 13-cent property tax hike

New Kingsport budget proposal includes 13-cent property tax hike

June 3rd, 2014 11:54 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The BMA took the first step in approving the 2015 budget Tuesday night, one that includes a 13-cent property tax hike, no garbage collection fee and slight increases in the water and sewer rates.

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Religious leaders organizing prayer rally near Thomas Walker High

Religious leaders organizing prayer rally near Thomas Walker High

June 3rd, 2014 10:38 pm by Wes Bunch

EWING — Religious leaders in western Lee County are organizing a prayer vigil in front of Thomas Walker High School Wednesday in response to a recent letter sent to school administrators by the ACLU.

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Pennington mayor not guilty of assault

Pennington mayor not guilty of assault

June 3rd, 2014 10:07 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Pennington Gap's outgoing mayor was found not guilty of assault charges Monday during an appearance in Lee County General District Court.

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Man 'acting strange' in Walgreens for two hours allegedly had meth in his sock

Man 'acting strange' in Walgreens for two hours allegedly had meth in his sock

June 3rd, 2014 9:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Grainger County man who reportedly spent two hours inside a Rogersville drugstore Sunday evening "acting in an odd manner" was allegedly found with a baggy of meth hidden in his sock.

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UPDATE: Three killed in I-81 crash

UPDATE: Three killed in I-81 crash

June 3rd, 2014 8:36 pm by Wes Bunch

CHILHOWIE -- Three people are dead following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Washington County, Virginia State Police said Tuesday evening.

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Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

Greeneville doctor pleads guilty to federal drug, health care fraud charges

June 3rd, 2014 7:57 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Greeneville doctor who smoked and distributed crack cocaine at his substance abuse treatment facility pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug and health care fraud charges.

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