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Woman accused of shooting BB gun at ‘haunted tunnel’ visitors

Woman accused of shooting BB gun at ‘haunted tunnel’ visitors

June 17th, 2013 3:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — A Hawkins County woman who allegedly fired a BB gun at a vehicle full of youths who stopped near her home to look at a “haunted” tunnel Thursday has been charged with five counts of aggravated assault.

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Tenn. agriculture officials on watch for aggressive 'killer bees'

Tenn. agriculture officials on watch for aggressive 'killer bees'

June 17th, 2013 2:38 pm by Associated Press

The migration of Africanized bees into Tennessee has state agriculture officials and beekeepers on alert.

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Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

June 17th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to Domtar Park following several complaints of a man, "hanging around children and giving them candy." Officers located the suspect nearby, where he began yelling that the recipients can "burn in hell" for calling the cops.

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Va. man drowned on horseback identified, witness describes scene

Va. man drowned on horseback identified, witness describes scene

June 17th, 2013 1:11 pm by Steve Igo

WISE — Other riders in the man's group struggled for about 10 minutes to free the victim from the submerged animal on Saturday, pulling him to shore and performing CPR, to no avail.

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Church Hill man charged with rape

Church Hill man charged with rape

June 17th, 2013 10:03 am by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man has been arrested after allegedly raping a woman, telling police that he first gave her a sexual enhancement pill intended to arouse her.

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Crews battle hot spots in Colo. wildfire

Crews battle hot spots in Colo. wildfire

June 17th, 2013 9:37 am by THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

Firefighters are getting a better handle on the most destructive wildfire ever in Colorado, but they're still struggling against hot spots that could threaten homes that have been spared by the massive blaze.

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Editorial: Hill has no business meddling in Bluff City’s affairs

Editorial: Hill has no business meddling in Bluff City’s affairs

June 17th, 2013 9:03 am by Staff Report

State Rep. Timothy Hill asked 1,500 residents of his Third House District — only a fraction of whom reside in Bluff City — if, in effect, they’d like to be able to break Bluff City’s speed limit with impunity.

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Virginia Department of Forestry urging caution with fireworks

Virginia Department of Forestry urging caution with fireworks

June 17th, 2013 5:07 am by Stephen Igo

While legal fireworks and sparklers are a popular part of July 4 celebrations, the Virginia Department of Forestry warns in most areas of Virginia they could also become a cause for wildfires.

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Survey shows state governments still struggling

Survey shows state governments still struggling

June 17th, 2013 12:10 am by Hank Hayes

State governments are seeing some fiscal relief but are still struggling with a relatively weak economic recovery, according to a recent survey.

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Victim identified in fatal Morristown crash

June 16th, 2013 10:29 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

KNOXVILLE — The victim of a fatal of crash in Hamblen County on Friday night was identified as a 41-year-old Morristown man, police said.

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