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Police seek info on Sullivan County arsons

Police seek info on Sullivan County arsons

March 27th, 2014 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Officials are attributing a pair of fires that occurred two days apart in southwest Sullivan County to arson, with two automobiles and three ATVs destroyed in one of the incidents.

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Bristol man allegedly pulls gun in attempt to steal woman's car

Bristol man allegedly pulls gun in attempt to steal woman's car

March 27th, 2014 11:50 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

A Bristol man was taken into police custody Wednesday and now faces several felony charges after police said he pointed a gun at a woman and attempted to steal cars in a Unicoi County community.

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Joe Diffie headlines Racks by the Tracks

Joe Diffie headlines Racks by the Tracks

March 27th, 2014 11:25 am by Jessica Fischer

Country legend Joe Diffie will headline the entertainment lineup at this year's Racks by the Tracks Festival, set for May 17 at the Farmers Market in downtown Kingsport.

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More suspects arrested in Scott County drug cases

More suspects arrested in Scott County drug cases

March 27th, 2014 10:50 am by Wes Bunch

Three more people were arrested this week as part of Scott County's ongoing "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup. The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said the roundup was the second largest law enforcement has carried out in the county.

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Video:  Woman swipes wallets from Kingsport store employees

Video: Woman swipes wallets from Kingsport store employees

March 27th, 2014 9:27 am by Staff Report

Police are searching for a woman who is believed to have entered the break room of a Kingsport Dollar General and stolen wallets from a pair of employees.

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Bills introduced in Congress banning online gambling

Bills introduced in Congress banning online gambling

March 27th, 2014 7:58 am by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Three states have legalized online gaming since the Justice Department's 2011 ruling: Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware. Others have been considering doing so in an effort to find lucrative new sources of revenue.

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Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

Charlotte mayor resigns amidst bribery charges

March 27th, 2014 7:31 am by MITCH WEISS and TOM FOREMAN JR., Associated Press

FBI agents posing as commercial real estate developers allegedly paid Cannon on five separate occasions, with Cannon accepting cash in exchange for access to city officials responsible for planning, zoning and permitting.

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Officials lower number of unaccounted in mudslide to 90

Officials lower number of unaccounted in mudslide to 90

March 27th, 2014 7:26 am by By Angel Gonzalez and Mike Lindblom, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Even as Snohomish County officials adjusted downward the number of people missing after the deadly mudslide near Oso, Wash., the natural disaster will likely prove to be one of the worst in state history.

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Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013

Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013

March 26th, 2014 9:18 pm by Associated Press

The Amnesty International report released Wednesday comes shortly after a stunning decision this week by an Egyptian court to sentence to death 529 alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood after a two-session trial.

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Newfound pink world lurks at solar system's fringes

Newfound pink world lurks at solar system's fringes

March 26th, 2014 5:56 pm by Associated Press

Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 7 billion miles from the sun. It's the second such object to be discovered in a region of space beyond Pluto long considered a celestial wasteland.

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