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Bristol suspect in Wytheville post office hostage situation has a 'mean streak'

December 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Anna L. Mallory

The Roanoke Times is reorting that people who know the Bristol, Tenn. man accused of holding three people hostage in a Wytheville post office hostage last week say he can be malicious and tell tales."He's had a mean streak in him somewhere on down the lin

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Study finds parents wait too long to have 'the talk' with children

December 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

When it comes to talking about sex, parents are a few paces behind their children. Too often, the birds-and-the-bees conversation occurs after, and not before, kids start experimenting sexually, possibly in risky ways, reports a study in the January is

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Rockslide's detours can help or hurt businesses

December 25th, 2009 12:00 am by Mike Blackerby, News Sentinel

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Johnson City's Iris Glen solves potential environmental problem

December 25th, 2009 12:00 am by Gary Gray, Johnson City Press

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Wytheville standoff suspect had no beef with post office

December 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

WYTHEVILLE, Va. An official said Thursday that a man accused of taking three hostages in a small-town Virginia post office had no apparent anger toward the postal service, and the suspect apologized in court for disrupting the holidays.U.S. Postal Inspec

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Cigarette smuggling operation revealed

December 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Jamie Satterfield

Unable so far to mount a terrorism case against a Northwest Knoxville convenience store operator captured on audiotape discussing vague plans of jihad, federal authorities are now revealing the major stolen cigarette smuggling operation they say he headed

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Gun accident kills 19-year-old

December 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Matt Lakin

The gun looked empty until the boy pulled the trigger. A moment later, his friend lay dead.William Michael Clarence Evans, 19, died early Wednesday morning - the second East Tennessean killed this week in an accidental shooting, authorities said.

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