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Castlewood, Lebanon men among three killed in wreck, fire on I-81 in Smyth County

Castlewood, Lebanon men among three killed in wreck, fire on I-81 in Smyth County

October 2nd, 2013 11:02 pm by Tiffany Holland, Roanoke Times

Three men were killed Wednesday afternoon after a fiery crash on Interstate 81 in Smyth County. Virginia State Police responded to a multivehicle wreck a few minutes before 3:30 p.m. near mile marker 54 on I-81 south.

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Hunger First asking for ‘off the street’ donations

Hunger First asking for ‘off the street’ donations

October 2nd, 2013 9:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — One local organization is asking the community for donations to help feed and clothe low-income families in the area.

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Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

Suspects in death of disabled veteran indicted on felony murder charges

October 2nd, 2013 8:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two Hawkins County men accused in the March 16 beating death of a Rogersville disabled veteran were indicted Tuesday on numerous charges, including felony first-degree murder.

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J. Fred Johnson Stadium project  set to begin soon

J. Fred Johnson Stadium project set to begin soon

October 2nd, 2013 8:14 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Work to renovate and expand J. Fred Johnson Stadium is finally coming to pass. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously this week to appropriate $4.59 million toward the stadium project.

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Man convicted in fatal 2005 Johnson City North Roan drag racing crash released from prison

Man convicted in fatal 2005 Johnson City North Roan drag racing crash released from prison

October 2nd, 2013 6:44 pm by Rex Barber, NET News Service

David Phillips, convicted for his role in a drag race that ended in a fiery crash that killed a local high school homecoming queen and seriously burned her friend in late September 2005, was released from prison Monday.

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Authorities say eight killed, 14 injured in church bus crash in Jefferson County

Authorities say eight killed, 14 injured in church bus crash in Jefferson County

October 2nd, 2013 3:06 pm by Associated Press

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. — A bus taking a church group home to North Carolina blew a tire, veered across a median and crashed into a sport utility vehicle and tractor-trailer Wednesday in a wreck that killed eight people, authorities said.

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New sanctions likely despite thaw in US-Iran ties

New sanctions likely despite thaw in US-Iran ties

October 2nd, 2013 1:50 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press

U.S. lawmakers from both parties have expressed a willingness to give President Barack Obama's outreach to Iran a chance to end Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West, but at the same time they are crafting tough new U.S. economic sanctions

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Some in GOP not heeding old big business allies

Some in GOP not heeding old big business allies

October 2nd, 2013 1:46 pm by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press; JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Business leaders are taking sides with Democratic President Barack Obama after failing to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown.

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Glitches persist as gov't blames high demand

Glitches persist as gov't blames high demand

October 2nd, 2013 1:31 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

Computer glitches frustrated more Americans checking out their options under President Barack Obama's health care law, and administration officials said Wednesday the problems are mainly due to high consumer interest, not hidden flaws.

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Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died at age 66

Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died at age 66

October 2nd, 2013 12:52 pm by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.

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