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BAE Systems working toward being in compliance with  discharge permit

BAE Systems working toward being in compliance with discharge permit

August 12th, 2014 9:05 pm by Hank Hayes

BAE Systems is "out of compliance" with its discharge permit related to its RDX explosives production at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, according to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

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Tenn. man gets life in prison in postal shootings

Tenn. man gets life in prison in postal shootings

August 12th, 2014 6:00 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Armed with pistols, Chastain Montgomery and his 18-year-old son walked into the small, red-brick post office in a rural Tennessee town almost four years ago, intending to rob it and escape with what they thought would be a bounty of cash.

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Sharecroppers: Couple in their 80s growing produce for Hawkins restaurant and themselves

Sharecroppers: Couple in their 80s growing produce for Hawkins restaurant and themselves

August 12th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Throughout his childhood, James Christian's father worked as a sharecropper near Surgoinsville out of necessity, to make a living and feed the total of 18 children he raised. This year, James' life came full circle.

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Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

Four arrested on meth charges in Lee County

August 12th, 2014 3:46 pm by Nick Shepherd

Officers searching for a fugitive in Southwest Virginia instead discovered a meth lab on Monday, leading to the arrest of four people.

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Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

August 12th, 2014 1:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly grabbing an 11-year-old girl "by the head" and shoving her into bushes, then breaking the jaw of a neighbor, 52, who attempted to intervene and tell him to stop.

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KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

August 12th, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

An Illinois man who died after flipping a vehicle on Interstate 81 two months ago was three times over the legal blood alcohol level, according to Kingsport police.

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Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

August 12th, 2014 8:31 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Police in riot gear fired tear gas into a crowd of protesters in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager had been fatally shot by police over the weekend, as tension rose even amid calls for collective calm.

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HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

August 12th, 2014 8:20 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County Jail inmate who reportedly wants to be transferred from the jail to a state penitentiary is going about it the wrong way by allegedly destroying jail property.

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Tenn. court considers if executioners can be named

Tenn. court considers if executioners can be named

August 12th, 2014 8:03 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee appeals court is considering whether 10 death row inmates have the right to know about the drugs that will be used in their executions and whether their lawyers can get the names of the people who will kill them.

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Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

August 11th, 2014 11:00 pm by Marci Gore

It's been about 25 years since Scott County hosted its own fair. But thanks to a small group of planners and organizers, the Scott County Fair returns to Dungannon this week, complete with vendors, food, music, livestock and demonstrations

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