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Guard arrested for aiding convicts faces arraignment

Guard arrested for aiding convicts faces arraignment

June 25th, 2015 7:37 am by BONNY GHOSH, Associated Press

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - A maximum-security prison guard who delivered frozen meat with tools hidden inside to two inmates before they escaped will be arraigned on charges of promoting prison contraband and other offenses.

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Bridge Home gets a new home

Bridge Home gets a new home

June 24th, 2015 10:20 pm by Holly Nelms

The no kill animal shelter's new location near Tri-Cities Regional Airport and Northeast State Community College will hold ribbon cutting on Saturday, with its grand opening currently set for August.

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A special breed: Belgian Malinois not a good match for average pet owner

A special breed: Belgian Malinois not a good match for average pet owner

June 24th, 2015 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - Following the release of a movie that features a particular breed of dog, it's not uncommon for that breed to experience a surge in popularity. There is even a name for this phenomenon - 101 Dalmatians Syndrome.

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Photo Gallery: Weber City House Move

June 24th, 2015 5:24 pm by Staff Report

First section of house moved along U.S. 23. Photos courtesy of Weber City Police Chief Phillip Lane

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Bluff City's BMA votes more time for new budget

Bluff City's BMA votes more time for new budget

June 24th, 2015 4:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on second reading, giving themselves more time to get a new budget in place. The extension was needed after three new aldermen were elected in May.

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Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

June 24th, 2015 3:32 pm by Rain Smith

In an incident of theft at a grocery store, the suspect was last spotted pedaling a bicycle on John B. Dennis Highway, "pulling the cart with groceries in it."

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McAuliffe works toward removing Confederate emblem from plates

McAuliffe works toward removing Confederate emblem from plates

June 24th, 2015 1:49 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said although Virginia doesn't display the Confederate flag on its capitol grounds, "it has been the subject of considerable controversy, and it divides many of our people."

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Photos: Crews relocate first section of house in Weber City

Photos: Crews relocate first section of house in Weber City

June 24th, 2015 12:52 pm by Staff Report

Crews successfully relocated the first section of the house from the Bray property off of U.S. 23 South in Weber City Tuesday evening. A portion of both north and southbound lanes will be closed again on Thursday night to transport the rest.

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Snowden papers suggest possible UK role in US drone strike

Snowden papers suggest possible UK role in US drone strike

June 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Associated Press

Two global newspapers say documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden raise questions about whether British intelligence played a role in a 2012 U.S. drone strike in Yemen.

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Video: Students get first look at fire truck donated to Sullivan East

Video: Students get first look at fire truck donated to Sullivan East

June 24th, 2015 11:59 am by Rick Wagner

Thirteen Sullivan East High School students are enrolled in the inaugural fire science class to begin this fall. And four of them got a sneak peak of the class Tuesday morning.

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