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Court reporter sentenced for obstructing federal investigation

Court reporter sentenced for obstructing federal investigation

September 11th, 2013 1:49 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia television station owner and court room reporter was sentenced to over a year in prison during an appearance Tuesday in federal court in Abingdon.

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Wellmont closing Lee Regional Medical Center

Wellmont closing Lee Regional Medical Center

September 11th, 2013 11:11 am by Hank Hayes

Lee Regional Medical Center will cease operations on Oct. 1 because of reimbursement cuts associated with Obamacare, extremely low community use of the hospital and a lack of consistent physician coverage, Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday.

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Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered, mother in critical condition

Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered, mother in critical condition

September 11th, 2013 9:25 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A 3-year-old boy has been identified as the victim of a fatal fire, leaving neighbors shocked by the tragic loss on their quiet Kingsport street.

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Americans respond to Obama pitch for Syria strike

Americans respond to Obama pitch for Syria strike

September 11th, 2013 8:07 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press spoke with a sampling of viewers from around the country to gauge whether the president succeeded in nudging the opinion needle in favor of action.

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9/11 anniversary to be marked with tributes

9/11 anniversary to be marked with tributes

September 11th, 2013 7:35 am by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Sept. 11 victims' loved ones will gather at ground zero to commemorate the attacks' anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.

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Republican group seeks to put more women in office

Republican group seeks to put more women in office

September 10th, 2013 10:25 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The nation’s largest caucus of Republican state leaders plans to spend $6 million to recruit 300 women to run for office in the next election cycle, women GOP leaders said Tuesday.

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Quiet, not stormy, weather for US this year so far

Quiet, not stormy, weather for US this year so far

September 10th, 2013 5:45 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a couple of years of wild, deadly and costly weather, the United States is mostly getting a lucky break this year. So far. Summer is almost over, and as of Tuesday morning, not a single hurricane had formed this year.

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Low blow: Woman arrested after assaulting man's genitals

Low blow: Woman arrested after assaulting man's genitals

September 10th, 2013 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

A man said his girlfriend — who had been "drinking all night" — entered his bedroom and started "aggravating him." He fled to the living room to go back to sleep, but she later followed and became more aggressive.

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Top 1 percent in US took biggest share since 1928

Top 1 percent in US took biggest share since 1928

September 10th, 2013 3:05 pm by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer

The income gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America last year reached the widest point since the Roaring Twenties.

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9/11 ceremony will be a quiet 'last' for mayor

9/11 ceremony will be a quiet 'last' for mayor

September 10th, 2013 2:58 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

When this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony unfolds at ground zero, the mayor who has helped orchestrate the observances from their start will be watching for his last time in office. And saying nothing.

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