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Slemp unveils action plan in Wise

Slemp unveils action plan in Wise

May 22nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Charles H. Chuck' Slemp launched his campaign for Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney with a high profile soiree on a side lawn of the county courthouse before about three dozen supporters.

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Eight vie for title of Miss Scott County

Eight vie for title of Miss Scott County

May 22nd, 2015 6:30 pm by Staff report

Eight young women will vie for the title of Miss Scott County at 7 p.m., Saturday at Weber City Elementary School in Weber City,Va.

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Shumate main speaker at Hawkins Memorial Day ceremony

Shumate main speaker at Hawkins Memorial Day ceremony

May 22nd, 2015 3:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Members of American Legion Post 21 invite all residents of Hawkins County to attend the Memorial Day program in front of the Hawkins County Courthouse on Monday, May 25 at 11 a.m.

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ATV crash kills Kingsport teen

ATV crash kills Kingsport teen

May 22nd, 2015 1:45 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport teenager has died following a weekend all-terrain vehicle crash in Ohio.

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VICTIM IDENTIFIED: Rogersville woman killed after pulling into path of tractor-trailer

VICTIM IDENTIFIED: Rogersville woman killed after pulling into path of tractor-trailer

May 22nd, 2015 12:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville woman was killed Friday morning when she reportedly pulled out into the path of a tractor trailer and was struck on the driver's side door on Rt. 66 just south of Rogersville.

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Golf cart pursuit spurs Sullivan drug arrest

Golf cart pursuit spurs Sullivan drug arrest

May 22nd, 2015 10:58 am by Rain Smith

The theft of a golf cart from a South Holston Lake marina has spurred a drug arrest, according to police, as the suspect bailed from the vehicle while being chased by the owner, but left behind pot and thousands of dollars.

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Wal-Mart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment

Wal-Mart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment

May 22nd, 2015 9:55 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them.

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Finding California oil spill's cause could take months

Finding California oil spill's cause could take months

May 22nd, 2015 9:54 am by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.

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Cleveland calmly awaits decisions in 3 killings by police

Cleveland calmly awaits decisions in 3 killings by police

May 22nd, 2015 9:54 am by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press; JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

For Cleveland's maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people.

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President of Boy Scouts of America says ban on gay leaders cannot be sustained'

President of Boy Scouts of America says ban on gay leaders cannot be sustained'

May 22nd, 2015 9:53 am by By Robert Wilonsky, The Dallas Morning News (TNS)

The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders "cannot be sustained," said Robert Gates, the organization's president, in remarks prepared for this week's National Annual Meeting being held in Atlanta.

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