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Police: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

Police: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

March 17th, 2014 2:32 pm by Rain Smith

Two men were arrested Sunday in Bluff City while allegedly transporting 50 grams of gravel into the area, with police estimating street value of the drugs at approximately $20,000.

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Impending divorce may have triggered double shooting in Sullivan County

Impending divorce may have triggered double shooting in Sullivan County

March 17th, 2014 1:16 pm by Rain Smith

Police responding to a Friday afternoon double shooting in Sullivan County located the couple's infant son lying between their bodies, while their toddler held a spent shell casing from one of the shots fired into her parents' heads.

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Woman allegedly claims devil told her to stab husband for 'worshiping' NASCAR

Woman allegedly claims devil told her to stab husband for 'worshiping' NASCAR

March 17th, 2014 12:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman allegedly drove her car into a church Sunday night and then stabbed her husband in the chest at the altar because he was "worshiping the NASCAR race at Bristol."

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Update: 'Shamrock Shakedown' drug bust underway in Scott County

Update: 'Shamrock Shakedown' drug bust underway in Scott County

March 17th, 2014 11:04 am by Wes Bunch

Authorities in Scott County are conducting a roundup of nearly 60 suspects indicted this month on more than 200 drug-related charges.

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Crimea sets up central bank, to get Russian money

Crimea sets up central bank, to get Russian money

March 17th, 2014 9:47 am by LAUREN WALCK, The Sun Herald

Crimea's deputy prime minister says the region has set up a new central bank and is expecting to get $30 million in support from Russia.

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Winter not yet done, more snow for parts of US

Winter not yet done, more snow for parts of US

March 17th, 2014 9:41 am by PAM RAMSEY, Associated Press

Winter-weary motorists faced another treacherous commute Monday in parts of the Mid-Atlantic as snow and frigid weather blew in just days before the start of spring.

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Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tenn. whiskey law

Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tenn. whiskey law

March 17th, 2014 9:38 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press; ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The principal change would be to allow Tennessee whiskey makers to reuse barrels, which he said would present considerable savings over new ones that can cost $600 each.

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Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan

Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan

March 17th, 2014 9:36 am by IAN MADER, Associated Press

The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan

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Kingsport pursuit leads to drugs, 14 arrests

Kingsport pursuit leads to drugs, 14 arrests

March 17th, 2014 9:19 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say they have apprehended a man who led them on a vehicle pursuit Wednesday afternoon, while execution of a warrant for his arrest prompted drug charges against 13 additional individuals on Sunday.

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Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

March 16th, 2014 6:08 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press

Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777's communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday.

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