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Woman removes Confederate flag in front of South Carolina statehouse

Woman removes Confederate flag in front of South Carolina statehouse

June 27th, 2015 8:20 pm by Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from jail in the state capital.

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KNETIC donates final dollars to PEAK, carousel

KNETIC donates final dollars to PEAK, carousel

June 27th, 2015 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's original young professionals group has wrapped up its last remaining business, dissolved its non-profit status with the state and closed its account at the bank.

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Cosby fighting AP bid to open court documents

Cosby fighting AP bid to open court documents

June 27th, 2015 6:19 pm by Associated Press

A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued Friday that it would be "terribly embarrassing" for the comedian if documents from a 2005 sex-assault lawsuit were unsealed.

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French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

June 27th, 2015 5:37 pm by Associated Press

The revelation added a macabre twist to an investigation that has not turned up a solid link to radical or foreign groups, but has revived concerns about terrorism in France less than six months after deadly attacks in the Paris area.

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Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

June 27th, 2015 5:28 pm by Associated Press

"It looks like the ground under First Street is slightly tilted to the left," said Carrie Severino, a former law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative commentator, referring to the court's address.

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Scott County taxes unchanged under 2015-16 budget

Scott County taxes unchanged under 2015-16 budget

June 27th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Adopted on a unanimous vote, the budget leaves rates at $.69 per $100 of value for real estate property taxes, while personal property will be taxed at $1.40 per $100.

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Benefit to honor memory of Scott County toddler

Benefit to honor memory of Scott County toddler

June 27th, 2015 12:01 pm by Marci Gore

The family of Nolan Williams, the toddler who drowned last month in Yuma, will hold a benefit "birthday" celebration for him on Sunday in Gate City. All donations of toys, clothing and money will be given to local charities and the Shriners Hospital.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

June 27th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

Stories this week include a woman being attacked on the Greenbelt, a toddler found wondering an apartment complex, a DUI destroying a parked car and a gravel bust in Bluff City, among others.

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Woman sentenced for Scott County home invasion attack

Woman sentenced for Scott County home invasion attack

June 26th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - The last of three individuals responsible for a 2013 home invasion on Purchase Ridge Road in Duffield has been sentenced for her role in the wounding and robbery of the 57-year-old resident and victim.

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Va. Dems, Tenn. Republicans react to gay marriage ruling

Va. Dems, Tenn. Republicans react to gay marriage ruling

June 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., said same-sex couples will have their relationships treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Meanwhile, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey called the ruling an unfortunate and fundamentally wrong opinion.

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