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Church Hill police warn of IRS telephone scam

Church Hill police warn of IRS telephone scam

January 9th, 2015 5:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Several people have reported receiving telephone calls from scam artists claiming to be IRS agents.

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Judge seeks details in reviewing fraud claims against Pilot

Judge seeks details in reviewing fraud claims against Pilot

January 9th, 2015 4:45 pm by Associated Press

The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has been asked to turn over more information, as he reviews a motion to throw out lawsuits by several trucking companies claiming they were cheated.

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Women accused of meth delivery at Bulls Gap market

Women accused of meth delivery at Bulls Gap market

January 9th, 2015 4:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO Narcotics Unit received information around 8 p.m. Thursday that two women in a blue pickup would be transporting an unspecified quantity of meth to the Bi-Lo Market parking lot on Highway 11-E in Bulls Gap.

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Update: French police kill gunmen in twin attacks, free 16 hostages

Update: French police kill gunmen in twin attacks, free 16 hostages

January 9th, 2015 3:33 pm by LORI HINNANT and SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press

With explosions and gunfire, security forces ended a three-day terror spree around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an associate who seized a kosher supermarket.

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Jonesborough man killed in crash

Jonesborough man killed in crash

January 9th, 2015 2:56 pm by NET News Service

The head-on collision occurred on Tennessee Highway 107 in Washington County, after the victim reportedly swerved to avoid an oncoming car that had crossed the center line.

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Hawkins BOE approves firing teacher arrested on drug charges

Hawkins BOE approves firing teacher arrested on drug charges

January 9th, 2015 2:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Melissa Ellen Williams was arrested at school on Sept. 26 after allegedly being found intoxicated in her classroom, and in possession of 19 hydrocodone pills, among other drugs.

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2 massacre suspects killed, hostage freed

2 massacre suspects killed, hostage freed

January 9th, 2015 1:23 pm by LORI HINNANT and SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — Three terrorists who seized hostages at separate locations and ignited fear across Paris were killed Friday along with three of their hostages as the gunmen clashed with thousands of French security forces.

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Midtown redo: Lee Apartments area eyed for redevelopment

Midtown redo: Lee Apartments area eyed for redevelopment

January 9th, 2015 1:14 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The idea began more than two years ago when the KHRA received a $300,000 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative planning grant to develop a transformation plan for the Midtown Neighborhood — from Myrtle to Dale and Tennessee to Poplar.

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France: Shooting, hostage-taking in eastern Paris

France: Shooting, hostage-taking in eastern Paris

January 9th, 2015 8:34 am by Associated Press

A gunman took hostages at a kosher market on the eastern edges of Paris Friday, wounding several people, while the two suspects in the earlier deadly terror attack against a newspaper were cornered near Charles de Gaulle airport.

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Lawyer: teen coerced into confessing to teacher's murder

Lawyer: teen coerced into confessing to teacher's murder

January 9th, 2015 7:21 am by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

Philip Chism, 15, has been charged as an adult with murder and aggravated rape in the October 2013 slaying of Colleen Ritzer, his 24-year-old math teacher at Danvers High School.

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