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Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

August 11th, 2014 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

An accused murderer entered a no contest plea to lesser charges this morning in Washington County Criminal Court, earning him a 25-year prison sentence.

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Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

August 11th, 2014 3:31 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday directed $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa.

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FBI opens investigation into St. Louis shooting

FBI opens investigation into St. Louis shooting

August 11th, 2014 3:24 pm by JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR, Associated Press

The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager whose death stirred a night of unrest in a St. Louis suburb.

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Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

August 11th, 2014 2:58 pm by Rain Smith

A hunter found an abandoned pickup approximately a half mile off of Brookside Drive, along an "off-road path." A responding officer observed the vehicle on its top with the lights left on, while a check of its registration revealed the owner lived nearby.

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One more try: Developer expected to give old Riverbend project near Walmart another shot

One more try: Developer expected to give old Riverbend project near Walmart another shot

August 11th, 2014 12:27 pm by Hank Hayes

Once there were big plans to develop the land around the Walmart Supercenter on Fort Henry Drive. Business partners were planning retail and restaurant development, plus condominiums and other high-end housing overlooking the Holston River.

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Baldwin trial reset for next week

Baldwin trial reset for next week

August 11th, 2014 11:43 am by Stephen Igo

The trial of a Wise County woman facing charges with the abuse death of her 2-year-old daughter was rescheduled on Monday to begin next week.

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Sullivan, other road projects won't start until spring

Sullivan, other road projects won't start until spring

August 11th, 2014 10:00 am by Matthew Lane

From the start, city officials have envisioned the remainder of the work being done in two phases — from Church Circle to Clinchfield Street and from Clinchfield to Lynn Garden Drive.

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Three checked for injuries following explosion at Eastman

Three checked for injuries following explosion at Eastman

August 11th, 2014 8:46 am by Hank Hayes

Company spokeswoman Betty Payne said one of the employees was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center, but he was released afterward. The other two were examined and released from an Eastman medical facility.

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Police: 2 slain, 5 hurt in New Orleans shooting

Police: 2 slain, 5 hurt in New Orleans shooting

August 11th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

New Orleans police were investigating a drive-by shooting Monday that killed a man and an 18-year-old woman and wounded five other people, three of them children.

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24 rescued from stuck roller coaster

24 rescued from stuck roller coaster

August 11th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A Six Flags America spokesman said in a statement that it is not yet clear what caused the ride to stop but that it has a computerized safety system that "performed as it is designed to."

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