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Sullivan South's first QB battling for life

Sullivan South's first QB battling for life

September 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In late July, Mike Cook was stung at least twice by wasps while leading horses on his farm in Cleveland, Tenn. It's not uncommon for Mike to get stung on the farm, according to his wife Debra. But this time was different.

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Southwest Virginia Museum invites artists to submit artwork for the True Art Showcase and Children's Contest

Southwest Virginia Museum invites artists to submit artwork for the True Art Showcase and Children's Contest

September 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

True Art, named in honor of James True, the first curator of the museum, will be featured at the museum from Sept. 30 through Oct. 19 to celebrate the works of area artists.

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Media wants cameras for theater shooting trial

Media wants cameras for theater shooting trial

September 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case urged the judge on Monday to bar cameras from the courtroom during the trial, saying witnesses could be harassed and threatened because of the coverage.

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A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones

A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones

September 22nd, 2014 5:00 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Apple, Google and other tech companies have been trying to depict themselves as trustworthy stewards of personal information following revelations that the National Security Agency has been snooping on emails and other communications

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Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

September 22nd, 2014 3:58 pm by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

In jails around the country, inmates with serious mental illnesses are kept isolated in small cells — some no wider than a man's arm span — for 23 hours a day or more, often with little or no treatment or human interaction.

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Teen hit-and-run suspect returns to scene after dropping off date

Teen hit-and-run suspect returns to scene after dropping off date

September 22nd, 2014 3:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill teen was arrested early Sunday morning on several charges including DUI after he allegedly crashed his pickup into a garage, and then nearly struck the homeowner while fleeing the crash scene.

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Johnson City man allegedly attacks girlfriend, mother

Johnson City man allegedly attacks girlfriend, mother

September 22nd, 2014 3:00 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man was charged with aggravated domestic assault after police said he bit the tip off his girlfriend's nose and broke a bone in his mother's wrist.

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D-B hopes to add weight to honors, AP class grades

D-B hopes to add weight to honors, AP class grades

September 22nd, 2014 2:21 pm by Rick Wagner

City school officials are considering a change to the weighted grading scale at Dobyns-Bennett High School, giving even higher grade point credit for honors, Advanced Placement and possibly dual enrollment courses.

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Wanted Hawkins County man found with pills, sawed-off shotgun

Wanted Hawkins County man found with pills, sawed-off shotgun

September 22nd, 2014 2:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man is facing several charges after deputies attempting to serve a Sullivan County arrest warrant allegedly found a sawed-off shotgun holstered on the motorcycle he was riding.

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Update: DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

Update: DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

September 22nd, 2014 12:56 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol, Va., man has been identified as the inmate who passed away over the weekend in the Kingsport city jail, with court records stating he had been arrested on a charge of DUI.

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