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Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

June 4th, 2013 6:46 pm by Wes Bunch

BLUFF CITY — A methamphetamine waste dump site described by law enforcement as Sullivan County's largest ever was discovered Tuesday afternoon in a vacant home near Bluff City.

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ACLU study: Pot arrests more likely for blacks

ACLU study: Pot arrests more likely for blacks

June 4th, 2013 6:42 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black people are arrested for possessing marijuana at a higher rate than white people, even though marijuana use by both races is about the same, the American Civil Liberties Union reports in a new study.

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Man convicted in Knox torture slaying gets two life terms

June 4th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — A Lebanon, Ky., man convicted in the torture slaying of a young couple will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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Ex-Pennington cop sentenced for drug dealing

Ex-Pennington cop sentenced for drug dealing

June 4th, 2013 5:30 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON -- An ex-Pennington Gap police officer who pleaded guilty to dealing prescription drugs will spend less than a year in prison following a recent appearance in federal court in Abingdon.

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Monkey biz: 'Best day ever' at UVa-Wise as Kevin, aka TJ, takes imprompu tour of campus

Monkey biz: 'Best day ever' at UVa-Wise as Kevin, aka TJ, takes imprompu tour of campus

June 4th, 2013 2:06 pm by Stephen Igo

It's not every day a monkey scampers across the campus of the University of Virginia's College at Wise. In fact, Tuesday was very likely the only day in the entire history of the college that a monkey had ever scampered across campus.

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Update: Manning trial shrouded in secrecy, security

Update: Manning trial shrouded in secrecy, security

June 4th, 2013 12:35 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the central figure in a massive leak of government documents, is focused on secrecy and government security. Yet his trial has become a secretive drama.

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Christie faces major decision in NJ Senate choice

Christie faces major decision in NJ Senate choice

June 4th, 2013 12:15 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEN THOMAS,Associated Press

CRANBURY, N.J. (AP) — In filling a vacant Senate seat, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces a significant choice fraught with political implications for his re-election campaign and, perhaps, a future presidential run.

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Stocks head lower on Fed stimulus worries

Stocks head lower on Fed stimulus worries

June 4th, 2013 12:15 pm by MATTHEW CRAFT,AP Business Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging news about home prices and trade helped push the stock market up in early Tuesday trading.

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UVa-Wise announces rededication ceremonies

UVa-Wise announces rededication ceremonies

June 4th, 2013 12:07 pm by By STEVE IGO

The University of Virginia's College at Wise will rededicate Smiddy Hall during a June 11 ceremony in honor of Joseph C. 'Papa Joe' Smiddy, the college's first chancellor and chancellor emeritus.

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Judge accepts insanity plea in Colo. shooting case

Judge accepts insanity plea in Colo. shooting case

June 4th, 2013 12:02 pm by DAN ELLIOTT,Associated Press

A judge on Tuesday accepted James' Holmes plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, setting the stage for a lengthy mental evaluation of the Colorado theater shooting suspect.

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