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SW Virginia man facing multiple charges after allegedly pulling loaded gun on high school senior

SW Virginia man facing multiple charges after allegedly pulling loaded gun on high school senior

October 8th, 2013 8:25 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The man faces charges of attempted kidnapping, attempted grand larceny of a vehicle and using a firearm in commission of a felony.

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Opinion
Mental Illness Awareness Week, Obamacare and more in Tuesday's Forum

Mental Illness Awareness Week, Obamacare and more in Tuesday's Forum

October 8th, 2013 8:22 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on Mental illness awareness week, Obamacare and serving others.

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Local News

Town of Erwin board unanimously votes to hire Rosenoff as recorder

October 8th, 2013 8:00 am by Brad Hicks

Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley said the town’s personnel committee was unanimous in its recommendation to hire Glenn Rosenoff as the new town recorder, and when it came time to make the hire official, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen followed suit.

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Jury begins hearing details in double murder case

Jury begins hearing details in double murder case

October 7th, 2013 9:15 pm by John Thompson

A Washington County jury began hearing details Monday morning about the double murder of the parents of a 7-month-old baby on Jan. 31, 2012.

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Former U.S. Senate candidate charged in murder plot appointed attorney

Former U.S. Senate candidate charged in murder plot appointed attorney

October 7th, 2013 8:29 pm by Becky Campbell

A former U.S. Senate candidate charged in August with plotting to have his uncle killed was appointed an attorney Monday.

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Science Hill sophomore wins Miss Tennessee Teen USA

Science Hill sophomore wins Miss Tennessee Teen USA

October 7th, 2013 7:40 pm by Nathan Baker

For 15-year-old Morgan Moseley, the last year has been an exciting ride, but she didn’t expect the pageant train to take off so quickly.

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High court weighs limits on campaign contributions

High court weighs limits on campaign contributions

October 7th, 2013 3:18 pm by Associated Press

In its first major campaign finance case since the Citizens United ruling in 2010, the Supreme Court is considering whether to undo some limits on contributions from the biggest individual givers to political campaigns.

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Update: Pickup driver injured in State of Franklin crash

Update: Pickup driver injured in State of Franklin crash

October 7th, 2013 2:32 pm by Staff Reports

A city man was injured after being involved in a two-car accident Monday afternoon, police said.

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Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

October 7th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Reports

A tanker truck carrying the hazardous chemical methoxy propanol on Interstate 26 was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck Monday morning in Unicoi County, leaving one man injured, authorities said.

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FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

October 7th, 2013 10:56 am by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St./USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

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