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'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

'Helping the FBI' nets man felony charges

December 19th, 2014 11:18 am by Rain Smith

A frightened female motorist's 911 call has landed a man in the Sullivan County jail, as he allegedly attempted to run the woman off the road multiple times in a high-speed chase — then explained his actions as "helping the FBI in a manhunt."

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Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

Police apprehend Kingsport child neglect, assault suspect

December 19th, 2014 10:18 am by Nick Shepherd

Daniel Powell had been wanted since Sunday, when he allegedly forced his way inside an apartment to attack his girlfriend, then fled with his 13-month-old child.

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Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

Maryville man sentenced in fake adoption scheme

December 19th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

According to the U.S. attorney's office in Knoxville, Kevin Scott Thibault represented himself as an attorney, gave the foster parents fake adoption papers and obtained at least $400,000.

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Youth detention center increases security, to adoptive more incentives instead of punitive model

Youth detention center increases security, to adoptive more incentives instead of punitive model

December 18th, 2014 11:32 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Actions are response to Sept. 1 escape or more than 30 teenagers.

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Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

December 18th, 2014 10:19 pm by Associated Press

The move in Arizona to deny the licenses was a reaction to steps taken by the Obama administration in June 2012 to shield thousands of immigrants from deportation.

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Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

Interim attorney appointment in Wise goes to court

December 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Stephen Igo

A judge has been asked to intervene in who should rightfully serve as an interim commonwealth's attorney in Wise County.

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D-B grad to perform at White House concert

D-B grad to perform at White House concert

December 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

WASHINGTON — Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate Catherine Anderson-Juana Quiones is among college students who will play in Christmas Concerts at the White House Saturday, Dec. 20.

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NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

December 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. NASA plans to use future models to help get astronauts to Mars.

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Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

December 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

December 18th, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

"This contraband has been heavily trafficked into our state," Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said at a news conference in Lincoln. "While Colorado reaps millions from the sale of pot, Nebraska taxpayers have to bear the cost."

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