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Most plead guilty in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme, one trying to withdraw his plea

Most plead guilty in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme, one trying to withdraw his plea

August 29th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In the plea agreement, Hawkins and Suarez admit posting photographs to Facebook with the counterfeit money, with one posting from Hawkins saying "Paper chasing is all I know! Imma get this money till the feds come get me."

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Sullivan BOE gives itself mixed reviews

Sullivan BOE gives itself mixed reviews

August 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

In team building among eight statements, the lowest response was on "Each member of our school board promotes teamwork on the board," a 2.3 compared to a 5.5 on how important it is.

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Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

August 29th, 2014 7:00 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press; MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press

In closing arguments, prosecutor David Harbach told jurors they needed to convict McDonnell even though the popular Republican was swept into office in a landslide five years ago.

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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The class not only learned about the men, but the rigid criteria used to determine whether an act of heroism was high enough to qualify for the award.

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8 apply to become next Tenn. attorney general

8 apply to become next Tenn. attorney general

August 29th, 2014 5:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The field of candidates also includes Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery; Republican state Sen. Doug Overbey of Maryville; and courts administrator Bill Young of Brentwood.

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Telford man charged with assaulting minor after Crockett SRO notices bruises

Telford man charged with assaulting minor after Crockett SRO notices bruises

August 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by NET News Service

Graybeal said Whitson's arrest came after an SRO at David Crockett High School encountered the student. The child had signs of bruising around the neck and on the face consistent with an assault.

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Former HCSO security officer faces statutory rape charges

Former HCSO security officer faces statutory rape charges

August 29th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

A court security officer who resigned last month from the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office now faces charges of statutory rape.

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Police: Kingsport woman stabs husband multiple times

Police: Kingsport woman stabs husband multiple times

August 29th, 2014 10:42 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested for allegedly slashing the tires on her husband's pickup — as a means to "get back at him" for hurting her feelings — then unleashing the knife on him when he approached and tried to stop her.

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Man gets 27-year sentence in Smokies attack

Man gets 27-year sentence in Smokies attack

August 29th, 2014 10:33 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors have said that in June 2012, William Seevers held at knifepoint a 44-year-old woman who had been hiking on the Gatlinburg Trail.

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Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

August 29th, 2014 10:31 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.

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