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Boston Marathon bomber's college friend faces sentencing

Boston Marathon bomber's college friend faces sentencing

June 2nd, 2015 10:07 am by Associated Press

A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces up to seven years in prison when he's sentenced for impeding the bombing investigation.

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Mayor believes Baltimore will rebound after record month of violence

Mayor believes Baltimore will rebound after record month of violence

June 2nd, 2015 10:06 am by By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun (TNS)

As Baltimore reels from its most violent month in 40 years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake remains upbeat about the city's efforts to fight crime, pointing to the success of an anti-violence program

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States pursue varied police reforms amid national debate

States pursue varied police reforms amid national debate

June 2nd, 2015 8:30 am by By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline.org (TNS)

Spurred by police shootings in Missouri, South Carolina, Ohio and Maryland, lawmakers in many states have debated policing reform measures this legislative session.

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Dry May could hurt area farmers

Dry May could hurt area farmers

June 2nd, 2015 8:05 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Paired with low humidity in the first half of the month, the abnormally dry weather caused some problems for local farmers.

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Work Ethic Diploma' offers Hawkins students a career boost

Work Ethic Diploma' offers Hawkins students a career boost

June 2nd, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Beginning in 2015-16 Hawkins County Schools will partner with area businesses and some neighboring school systems to offer high school seniors a leg up on a career if they meet certain criteria.

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Video: Rafalowski tapped by Sullivan school board as interim director

Video: Rafalowski tapped by Sullivan school board as interim director

June 1st, 2015 11:06 pm by Rick Wagner

The 38-year county school system employee will replace, at least temporarily, Director Jubal Yennie, who is leaving for a job in Wyoming.

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DA, sheriff 'vehemently' opposed to early parole in grape soda child killing

DA, sheriff 'vehemently' opposed to early parole in grape soda child killing

June 1st, 2015 9:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I don't think (parole) would be fair to Alexa. She doesn't have a chance to come back or to have her sentence - if you want to call it that - shortened. That's what the court gave them. That's what they need to serve." -- Detective Jeff Greer

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David Crockett High School alumnus to become 2nd Battalion commander at Fort Bragg

David Crockett High School alumnus to become 2nd Battalion commander at Fort Bragg

June 1st, 2015 7:30 pm by Jessica Fuller, NET News Service

After serving his six years in the military, David Crockett High School alumnus Travis McIntosh planned to attend law school. That six-year commitment turned into a 17-year one.

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Hawkins woman arrested for abandoning wrecked car - again

Hawkins woman arrested for abandoning wrecked car - again

June 1st, 2015 6:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman is facing numerous charges after allegedly leaving her car beside a cow pasture after crashing into the fence early Saturday morning on Goshen Valley Road.

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Pharmacy burglar alarm leads HCSO to wanted homeless man

Pharmacy burglar alarm leads HCSO to wanted homeless man

June 1st, 2015 5:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

A homeless man who was spotted near a Bulls Gap pharmacy while the burglary alarm sounded Saturday night was arrested after leading police on a foot chase through the woods where he lives in a tent.

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