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Cemetery crash and visit to lawyer net man consecutive DUI charges

Cemetery crash and visit to lawyer net man consecutive DUI charges

November 11th, 2013 4:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

Robert Lee Berkheimer has racked up three DUI charged in a month including arrests last week on consecutive days — first after driving through a cemetery, and then on the way to his lawyer’s office in Rogersville.

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New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

November 11th, 2013 3:05 pm by IVAN MORENO, Associated Press

The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland.

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Pope's rep: U.S. bishops shouldn't preach ideology

Pope's rep: U.S. bishops shouldn't preach ideology

November 11th, 2013 3:03 pm by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

The Vatican ambassador to the U.S., addressing American bishops at their first national meeting since Pope Francis was elected, said Monday they should not "follow a particular ideology" and should make Roman Catholics feel more welcome in church.

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Blountville Middle School students held a ceremony at the school Monday honoring area veterans

November 11th, 2013 1:09 pm by Staff Report

Blountville Middle School students honor area veterans.

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VSP probes fatal dump truck crash

VSP probes fatal dump truck crash

November 11th, 2013 11:09 am by Stephen Igo

The Virginia State Police is investigating a Saturday fatal crash of a dump truck in Buchanan County.

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The reward was survival: During World War II, Chap Hale piloted plane from S.C. to China

The reward was survival: During World War II, Chap Hale piloted plane from S.C. to China

November 11th, 2013 10:53 am by Marci Gore

Chapman “Chap” Hale is modest when he talks about his time in the military during World War II. Hale, who is 92, says, back then, his generation just did what was asked of them.

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Haslam budget hearings get underway this week

Haslam budget hearings get underway this week

November 11th, 2013 9:38 am by Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget hearings are getting underway this week.

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Native American cultures come to Wise County schools

Native American cultures come to Wise County schools

November 11th, 2013 9:37 am by Stephen Igo

Haunting melodies of a cane flute and the beat of a deer-hide drum echoed through the hallways of L.F. Addington Middle School on Friday, echoes spanning centuries deep into the history of North America.

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Relief effort begins after Philippine typhoon

Relief effort begins after Philippine typhoon

November 11th, 2013 9:33 am by Staff Report

The U.S. and other governments and agencies are mounting a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon.

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Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

November 10th, 2013 9:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

It was 3 a.m. in a stark desert and Operation Desert Storm was officially under way. When the order came to march, Lora Barker-Bowers was inside her tent. She took her magazine clips and emptied out all of the ammunition.

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