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Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

January 22nd, 2014 12:46 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — Authorities say the drug investigation began while Brandie Maxine Baldwin was on home electronic monitoring after being granted bail on charges related to the death of her 2-year-old daughter.

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Elizabethton police: Dead infant was exposed to meth; couple arrested

Elizabethton police: Dead infant was exposed to meth; couple arrested

January 22nd, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

Police have charged the parents of a dead 8-month-old child with attempted aggravated child abuse after tests revealed they had exposed the infant to methamphetamine, police said Wednesday in a news release.

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SWVA highway crews working to clear roads after overnight snowfall

SWVA highway crews working to clear roads after overnight snowfall

January 22nd, 2014 10:28 am by Stephen Igo

Primary road surfaces across Southwest Virginia were reported in minor condition with snow patches, Virginia Department of Transportation Wise Residency Allan Sumpter reported on Wednesday.

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Kevin O'Leary says 3.5 billion people living in poverty is 'fantastic news'

Kevin O'Leary says 3.5 billion people living in poverty is 'fantastic news'

January 22nd, 2014 10:08 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Kevin O'Leary, a Canadian businessman, investor, writer, and television personality, said that 3.5 billion people living in poverty is fantastic news. His statement came after an Oxfam report stated that the world's richest 85 people have more money than

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Snow swirls up East Coast, leaving a bitter trail

Snow swirls up East Coast, leaving a bitter trail

January 22nd, 2014 8:06 am by BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press

The huge storm stretched from Kentucky to New England but hit hardest along the heavily populated Interstate 95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston.

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NOAA: World in 2013 was 4th hottest on record

NOAA: World in 2013 was 4th hottest on record

January 21st, 2014 11:08 pm by Staff Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sweltering year of 1988 first put global warming in the headlines and ended up as the hottest year on record. But on Tuesday, it was pushed out of the top 20 warmest by 2013.

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Flu-linked deaths on rise across region

Flu-linked deaths on rise across region

January 21st, 2014 9:38 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

Through Monday, Mountain States Health Alliance has had four flu-related deaths at its facilities this season, up from three deaths reported through Jan. 9.

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Chicago archdiocese hid decades of child sex abuse

Chicago archdiocese hid decades of child sex abuse

January 21st, 2014 9:14 pm by Staff Report

CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of pages of internal documents raise new questions about how Cardinal Francis George handled the allegations even after the church adopted reforms.

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Police ‘like’ wanted Pa. man’s Facebook post

Police ‘like’ wanted Pa. man’s Facebook post

January 21st, 2014 7:50 pm by Associated Press

FREELAND, Pa. (AP) — Officers arrested 35-year-old Anthony Lescowitch on Monday night, less than two hours after he shared a wanted photo of himself and taunted police for not being able to find him, the (Wilkes-Barre) Times Leader reported Tuesday.

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HCSO: Woman admits trading pills for mechanical work

HCSO: Woman admits trading pills for mechanical work

January 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Surgoinsville woman was charged with pill trafficking Friday by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office after her prescription was allegedly found to be 20 pills light a day after it was filled.

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