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Power outages across Wise County

Power outages across Wise County

January 8th, 2015 9:44 am by Stephen Igo

Old Dominion Power Co. had reported 1,491 customers across Wise County without power during the wee hours of Thursday morning, mostly around the town of Wise and city of Norton areas.

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AirAsia plane's tail may be lifted to retrieve black boxes

AirAsia plane's tail may be lifted to retrieve black boxes

January 8th, 2015 9:32 am by ACHMAD IBRAHIM, Associated Press

Ping-emitting beacons in the black boxes still have about 20 days of battery life, but high waves had prevented the deployment of ping locators, which are dragged by ships.

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Order in the digital court: Wise County leads state in making its court records available online

Order in the digital court: Wise County leads state in making its court records available online

January 8th, 2015 8:09 am by Stephen Igo

The Wise County and Norton Circuit Clerk of Courts office is now making all 1856 to 2014 criminal and civil case files, real estate transfer deeds, and will and probate files available in digital formal to remote user subscribers 24/7.

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French police ID suspects in deadly attack on newspaper office

French police ID suspects in deadly attack on newspaper office

January 7th, 2015 8:12 pm by Associated Press

Shouting "Allahu akbar!" as they fired, the men claimed links to al-Qaida in their military-style, noon-time attack on the weekly paper Charlie Hebdo, located near Paris' Bastille monument.

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Power companies ask consumers to help keep the lights on

Power companies ask consumers to help keep the lights on

January 7th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Bitter cold is sweeping through the Tri-Cities and power companies are asking the public to reduce electricity consumption while they take steps to ensure the power stays on for their customers.

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Corker advocates continued vigilance against terrorism, promises "robust hearings" on change in Cuba policy

Corker advocates continued vigilance against terrorism, promises "robust hearings" on change in Cuba policy

January 7th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican newly appointed to chair the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, noted America also remains a target from terrorists despite ongoing national security efforts.

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Church Hill man receives Purple Heart 47 years late

Church Hill man receives Purple Heart 47 years late

January 7th, 2015 5:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

More than 47 years after being wounded in Vietnam, last week Keith Hawkins' Purple Heart arrived in the mail at his home in Church Hill, no thanks to Army efficiency.

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KPD: Parking lot mishap spurs felony charges

KPD: Parking lot mishap spurs felony charges

January 7th, 2015 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

A minor collision outside of Kingsport's Hog Wild Saloon has led to major charges, as an officer allegedly observed a man back his car into another vehicle, then flee the scene, which ignited police pursuits in multiple jurisdictions.

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Photos: Sullivan grand jury indicts 20 on drug charges

Photos: Sullivan grand jury indicts 20 on drug charges

January 7th, 2015 2:30 pm by Staff Report

According to a press release from police, 11 suspects have been arrested while nine are still sought by authorities.

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FBI director confident North Korea was behind cyberattack

FBI director confident North Korea was behind cyberattack

January 7th, 2015 2:22 pm by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

But the hackers sometimes "got sloppy" and sent messages that could be traced to IP addresses used exclusively by the North Korean government.

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