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Ex-Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell sentenced to 1 year

Ex-Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell sentenced to 1 year

February 20th, 2015 11:57 pm by Associated Press

The judge called the case "puzzling and bizarre," saying there appeared to be two Maureen McDonnells - the loving mother and devoted wife and the first lady "who belittled and terrorized employees" at the Executive Mansion.

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See the light: Petition seeks to rescind Cherokee student's flashlight suspension

See the light: Petition seeks to rescind Cherokee student's flashlight suspension

February 20th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Cherokee High School mother said Friday she hopes school administrators will admit they over-reacted by suspending a student for bringing a flashlight to school.

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Home invasion robberies earn Hawkins man 9-year sentence

Home invasion robberies earn Hawkins man 9-year sentence

February 20th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Aaron Lee Aistrop, 21, was accused of a robbery and kidnapping that occurred shortly after midnight on Aug. 9, along with a similar incident that occurred one month earlier.

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Mom gets probation for not reporting improper touching

Mom gets probation for not reporting improper touching

February 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Destiny Amber Seay, 31, of Rogersville, was sentenced to a year of probation for failure to report child abuse, a Class A misdemeanor, while the suspect had his court appearance rescheduled.

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Teen neighbor held in road-rage killing of Vegas mother

Teen neighbor held in road-rage killing of Vegas mother

February 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by KEN RITTER, Associated Press

With the suspected gunman in jail, police focused Friday on finding an accomplice in what they have portrayed as the road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother outside her home.

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Street fighters: 'Tussle' in roadway blocks traffic

Street fighters: 'Tussle' in roadway blocks traffic

February 20th, 2015 2:34 pm by Rain Smith

A patrol officer found a Saturn "stopped in the middle" of Lynn Road: "Literally straddling the center yellow lines." Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed that the driver had his passenger "in a headlock."

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Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan  meth bust

Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan meth bust

February 20th, 2015 1:06 pm by Rain Smith

A report of stolen medication has led police to a Kingsport home and the unexpected discovery of an alleged methamphetamine operation.

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Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

February 20th, 2015 11:24 am by Rain Smith

A disorderly and irate man at the Sullivan County tag office prompted an employee to punch the panic alarm on Thursday, with police saying the suspect reached for a loaded gun in his waistband when approached by a responding officer.

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TVA sets record demand for February

TVA sets record demand for February

February 20th, 2015 8:38 am by Associated Press

The electric provider says meeting the high demand required a combined effort from its generating facilities and 155 local power companies and large industrial customers. TVA had also asked businesses and households to conserve energy.

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Winter keeping its icy grip around the Eastern US

Winter keeping its icy grip around the Eastern US

February 20th, 2015 8:34 am by The Associated Press

The bitter cold that has gripped the Eastern U.S. is showing no sign of letting up before the weekend as records for low temperatures were broken Friday.

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