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Wise County collecting cast off shoes

Wise County collecting cast off shoes

June 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Donated shoes will be refurbished and distributed in other countries overseas. Wise County Litter Prevention and Recycling Coordinator Greg Cross said over 600 million pairs of shoes wind up in landfills across the nation annually

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Resort hotel also serves as military test site

Resort hotel also serves as military test site

June 23rd, 2014 8:11 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with a large beach ball statue on top.

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Virginia participates in Operation Dry Water

Virginia participates in Operation Dry Water

June 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries announces the commonwealth's participation in Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated effort to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence

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Tennessee school shooter arrested on new charge

Tennessee school shooter arrested on new charge

June 23rd, 2014 6:51 pm by Associated Press

JACKSBORO, Tenn. — A Tennessee man who was convicted in a fatal school shooting and released from prison earlier this year is facing new charges.

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Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of U.S.

Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of U.S.

June 23rd, 2014 6:23 pm by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

DETROIT — Faulty air bags, which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide, are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S.

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Man who drove to court for VHMO plea gets sentence doubled

Man who drove to court for VHMO plea gets sentence doubled

June 23rd, 2014 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was arrested on June 2 while driving to Criminal Court to plead guilty for being a habitual motor offender earned himself an additional charge and another two years on his sentence.

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Justices rap EPA, but uphold global warming rules

Justices rap EPA, but uphold global warming rules

June 23rd, 2014 2:36 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court largely left intact Monday the Obama administration's only existing program to limit power plant and factory emissions of the gases blamed for global warming.

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Man allegedly bites wife on nose during brutal assault

Man allegedly bites wife on nose during brutal assault

June 23rd, 2014 2:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police reportedly found bite marks on the nose of a woman who was allegedly beaten and choked by her husband Friday night for coming home late.

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US justified drone killings by citing al-Qaida law

US justified drone killings by citing al-Qaida law

June 23rd, 2014 2:32 pm by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

The Obama administration justified using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas by citing the war against al-Qaida and by saying a surprise attack against an American in a foreign land would not violate the laws of war

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Tennessee listed as third-most dangerous state to live

Tennessee listed as third-most dangerous state to live

June 23rd, 2014 2:31 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

After Tennessee was listed as the country's third most-dangerous state — in a list that included Washington, D.C. — by a business-oriented social media company, questions surrounding the state's safety and the survey's veracity were thrust into public vie

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