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Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

May 19th, 2015 3:13 pm by Stephen Igo

Air and ground search teams commenced looking for the missing plane Monday afternoon and the search continued into Monday night with a specially equipped VSP helicopter and night rescue search squads.

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'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Residents of a small rural community in far western Hawkins County were shocked Tuesday over the brutal murder of a woman described as a kind, elderly retired teacher who was beloved by everyone who knew her.

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Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

May 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a pair of men who are suspected of stealing $17,000 in electronics from Kingsport Walmarts.

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Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

May 19th, 2015 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police after her daughter, 31, hit her with a purse as they argued over car keys. When the suspect walked outside the complainant "heard a crash" - then looked out to see "a concrete squirrel lawn ornament through her windshield.

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Report on Tennessee officer assaults shows decline in 2014

Report on Tennessee officer assaults shows decline in 2014

May 19th, 2015 10:32 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the number of law enforcement officers in the state who were attacked declined in 2014 from the year before.

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Shelter, trail closed in Smokies due to bear activity

Shelter, trail closed in Smokies due to bear activity

May 19th, 2015 10:31 am by Associated Press

Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have closed a trail and a backcountry shelter due to aggressive bear activity.

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Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

May 19th, 2015 10:30 am by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press

Texas law enforcement authorities warned weeks ago of growing animosity between rival motorcycle gangs, a feud that erupted into violence this week with a deadly lunchtime shootout between the two groups in a crowded Waco restaurant.

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Duke Energy admits to polluting rivers, but some NC residents say a huge mess remains

Duke Energy admits to polluting rivers, but some NC residents say a huge mess remains

May 19th, 2015 10:29 am by By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Duke Energy may have been hauled into federal court and smacked with a $102 million penalty for polluting North Carolina rivers with potentially toxic coal ash, but that didn't do much for the tainted well water at Barbara Morales' house.

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Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Va.

Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Va.

May 19th, 2015 9:32 am by Stephen Igo

Search efforts resumed at 8 a.m. Tuesday for a possible downed private airplane in Southwest Virginia, according to the Virginia State Police.

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Area hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

Area hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

May 19th, 2015 8:08 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Delayed while the state awaited import permits from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency for the seeds, some farmers in Tennessee were doubtful the approval would come in time to grow a useable crop of industrial hemp this year.

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