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DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

August 7th, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports DCS chief Jim Henry asked the TBI and the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to review what happened in both incidents at the Mountain View Youth Development Center in East Tennessee.

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Eastman board declares dividend

Eastman board declares dividend

August 7th, 2014 7:14 pm by From staff reports

The board of directors of Eastman Chemical Co. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 35 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Oct. 1 to stockholders of record as of Sept. 15.

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Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

August 7th, 2014 7:06 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 index fell 10.67 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,909.57. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 75.07 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,368.27. The Nasdaq composite fell 20 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,334.97.

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Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court

Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court

August 7th, 2014 5:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Even with legislatures in summer recess, there's no lull in the battle over state anti-abortion laws as several federal courts decide whether to uphold or strike down some of the most sweeping measures.

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FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

FDA approves Ebola virus test; vaccine will probably take until 2015

August 7th, 2014 7:59 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Although health officials insist the chances of an Ebola virus outbreak in the U.S. are extraordinarily low, the admission of two infected aid workers to a special containment unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta has sparked fears among the public

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Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

Kingsport man arrested in alleged paving scam

August 7th, 2014 7:54 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A Sullivan County man has been arrested on a Carter County grand jury presentment charging him with theft over $10,000.

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Wise County Sheriff's Office takes part in 'Border To Border' enforcement

Wise County Sheriff's Office takes part in 'Border To Border' enforcement

August 6th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office has announced it will join other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of a crackdown on impaired driving with a law enforcement campaign from Aug. 15 through Sept. 1.

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United Way merger in Southwest Virginia

United Way merger in Southwest Virginia

August 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

The regional service area will include Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Grayson, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington and Wise counties, as well as the cities of Galax and Norton.

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Big Stone Gap man allegedly steals car, burglarizes church

Big Stone Gap man allegedly steals car, burglarizes church

August 6th, 2014 4:58 pm by NET News Service

According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Adam Scott Mitchell, 30, was arrested Wednesday as a fugitive from justice after a routine traffic stop.

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Hawaii residents stock up ahead of two hurricanes

Hawaii residents stock up ahead of two hurricanes

August 6th, 2014 4:54 pm by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press

Hawaii residents furiously stocked up on essentials as two hurricanes churned toward the islands, prompting flash flood warnings, closing schools and disrupting travel plans across the islands.

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