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FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

January 15th, 2015 8:00 am by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

Cornell's arrest came only days after a grand jury indictment charged another Cincinnati-area resident with threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner.

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'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

January 14th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A roof evaluation completed at Rogersville City School last month recommended replacement of the roofs in three sections of the school including the additions completed in the 1950s, the 1970s and 2000.

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Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

January 14th, 2015 7:04 pm by Associated Press

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson used ropes and safety harnesses to catch themselves in case of a fall, but relied entirely on their own strength and dexterity to ascend by grasping cracks as thin as razor blades and as small as dimes.

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Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

January 14th, 2015 6:15 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Many would place more scrutiny on interactions between law officers and the public, and aim to address concerns about perceived racial injustice, police tactics and civil unrest.

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Update: Missing Scott County woman found dead in quarry

Update: Missing Scott County woman found dead in quarry

January 14th, 2015 2:45 pm by Marci Gore

A friend reportedly found the door open at the 65-year-old woman's home, while her purse and cell phone were located inside the house.

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GOP leader says Tenn. lawmakers will approve VW incentives

GOP leader says Tenn. lawmakers will approve VW incentives

January 14th, 2015 1:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

House Republican leader Gerald McCormick of Chattanooga doesn't want to backtrack on deal struck by Gov. Bill Haslam last summer that is leading to a 2,000-job expansion at the factory.

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KPD: No motive forthcoming in teen's murder

KPD: No motive forthcoming in teen's murder

January 14th, 2015 12:08 pm by Rain Smith

"The investigation does not arbitrarily cease with the death of the offender," said Tom Patton, public information officer for the Kingsport Police Department.

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Administrator convicted in sex case at Sullivan children's home

Administrator convicted in sex case at Sullivan children's home

January 14th, 2015 10:32 am by Rain Smith

The supervisor of a Sullivan County children's center has been found guilty of failing to report a juvenile's sexual abuse at the facility.

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Hawkins EMS makes appeal to Rogersville BMA

Hawkins EMS makes appeal to Rogersville BMA

January 14th, 2015 5:58 am by Jeff Bobo

"Preferred primary" status for an ambulance service isn't as lucrative as an exclusive franchise, but in Rogersville it may be the difference between life and death for the struggling Hawkins County EMS.

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Virginia lawmaker wins election from jail

Virginia lawmaker wins election from jail

January 14th, 2015 5:45 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Apparently plenty of voters were OK with his conviction in a scandal involving his 17-year-old secretary, whose nude photo was found on his cellphone and allegedly shared with a friend.

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