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Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

Shoplifters return swiped goods overnight

March 7th, 2014 11:19 am by Rain Smith

A shop on Bloomingdale Road reported the theft of an air compressor from a sidewalk during business hours. When she arrived at work the next morning the stolen compressor had been returned, and was sitting outside.

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Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

Escaped inmate captured in Johnson City

March 7th, 2014 9:54 am by Nick Shepherd

Joshua Baber, 24, walked away from a minimum custody work detail in Mountain City on Thursday. He was captured in Johnson City on Friday.

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Judge: Texas man can be tried in childhood crime

Judge: Texas man can be tried in childhood crime

March 7th, 2014 9:37 am by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

In the years that followed the 1998 attack that horribly burned her then-8-year-old son, Colleen Middleton felt fear and frustration over the possibility that the person she believed was responsible would never be taken to trial.

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Guard: Pistorius told me 'everything is fine'

Guard: Pistorius told me 'everything is fine'

March 7th, 2014 9:34 am by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press; GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

A security guard working in Oscar Pistorius' gated community says the athlete told him everything was "fine" when he called to investigate neighbors' reports of gunshots on the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed.

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Obama's warnings brushed aside by Russia's Putin

Obama's warnings brushed aside by Russia's Putin

March 7th, 2014 9:34 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

One by one, President Barack Obama's warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to only be speeding up efforts to formally stake his claim to Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

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Where have all the bees gone? Beekeepers school set for March 13-15 at Appalachian Fairgrounds

Where have all the bees gone? Beekeepers school set for March 13-15 at Appalachian Fairgrounds

March 7th, 2014 9:32 am by Marci Gore

With a stark decline in the honeybee population in recent years, Leslie Hammond says folks have become more aware of the need for beekeeping to help provide habitats for these important little pollinators.

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UPDATE: Lee County authorities conduct roundup of drug suspects

UPDATE: Lee County authorities conduct roundup of drug suspects

March 7th, 2014 8:49 am by Wes Bunch

The Lee County Sheriff's Office and Commonwealth's Attorney Office confirmed that the operation began at 7 a.m.

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Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

March 6th, 2014 6:08 pm by Rain Smith

Blood tests revealed Xanax and Lortab were in her system at the time of the crash, while prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and marijuana were located in her purse.

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Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

March 6th, 2014 4:08 pm by NET News Service

Officers from the Tennessee Department of Corrections and the Johnson County Sheriff's Department officials were searching for Joshua M. Baber Thursday afternoon.

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Obama raises stakes in Crimean standoff with Putin

Obama raises stakes in Crimean standoff with Putin

March 6th, 2014 3:27 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; LARA JAKES, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is raising the stakes in the West's standoff with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He's imposing sanctions against Moscow and rejecting plans for a referendum on the future of Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea.

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