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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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Neighbor saves man from hypothermia after drunken brawl

Neighbor saves man from hypothermia after drunken brawl

January 21st, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Police said a beating victim who was found in some bushes early Friday morning suffering from hypothermia in a rural community north of Rogersville had been drinking with two women and another male the night before.

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VIDEO: Suspect sought in burglary of Kingsport business

VIDEO: Suspect sought in burglary of Kingsport business

January 21st, 2014 4:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Officers with the Kingsport Police Department are seeking a subject who rammed a garage door at a local business with a vehicle to get inside and steal cash.

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Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife indicted

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife indicted

January 21st, 2014 4:12 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted Tuesday on corruption charges after a monthslong federal investigation into gifts the Republican received from a political donor.

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Man arrested after hassling Kingsport pharmacist

Man arrested after hassling Kingsport pharmacist

January 21st, 2014 3:57 pm by Rain Smith

The owner of a Fort Henry Drive pharmacy reported a man entered and began "requesting to clean the store." The offer was declined and the man was repeatedly told to leave, but before departing he walked behind the counter.

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Mom charged with drug possession at Justice Center after son’s arrest in court

Mom charged with drug possession at Justice Center after son’s arrest in court

January 21st, 2014 3:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Surgoinsville woman who was apparently stranded at the Hawkins County Justice Center after her son was arrested in court last week was charged with drug possession and public intoxication in the parking lot.

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Educator: Diversity not a requirement of charters

Educator: Diversity not a requirement of charters

January 21st, 2014 3:30 pm by Associated Press

The head of an initiative to turn around Tennessee's lowest performing schools is being criticized for stating that charter schools shouldn't be responsible for diversity.

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Two nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

Two nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

January 21st, 2014 3:25 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise, according to a South Texas police chief.

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Higher-income Americans hit hardest by tax changes

Higher-income Americans hit hardest by tax changes

January 21st, 2014 3:16 pm by CAROLE FELDMAN, Associated Press

Higher-income Americans and some legally married same-sex couples are likely to feel the biggest hits from tax law changes when they file their federal returns in the next few months. Taxpayers also will have a harder time taking medical deductions.

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