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Crashed plane found in SW Virginia, no survivors

Crashed plane found in SW Virginia, no survivors

May 19th, 2015 3:22 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

Searchers located the crash site of a missing private plane Tuesday in a remote location of Smyth County east of Saltville, the Virginia State Police reported at around 2:30 p.m.

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SE Tennessee man accused of throwing small white dog to its death in pit bull's jaws

SE Tennessee man accused of throwing small white dog to its death in pit bull's jaws

May 19th, 2015 2:43 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The pit bull immediately attacked and killed the small dog.

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NE Tennessee community shocked by murder of retired teacher

NE Tennessee community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:22 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The sheriff's office hasn't released much about the crime, but the word around the community is that she was beaten to death and robbed at her home.

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Johnson City's Rusty Crowe tops list of lawmakers for state money going to health insurance premiums

Johnson City's Rusty Crowe tops list of lawmakers for state money going to health insurance premiums

May 19th, 2015 2:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Tennessee taxpayers have paid more than $200,000 in health insurance premiums for Crowe and his family since 1992.

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FTC, states accuse Knoxville charity, associates of $187M scam

FTC, states accuse Knoxville charity, associates of $187M scam

May 19th, 2015 12:36 pm by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Federal Trade Commission and all 50 states have filed a federal lawsuit against four phony cancer charities and their operators, accusing them of scamming more than $187 million from consumers across the country.

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Gunshot wound victim dies after being found in Elizabethton motel

Gunshot wound victim dies after being found in Elizabethton motel

May 19th, 2015 11:46 am by Staff Report

Police said while the incident remained under investigation, there were no signs of foul play.

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Murder of elderly NE Tennessee woman under investigation

Murder of elderly NE Tennessee woman under investigation

May 19th, 2015 11:35 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It happened in the Mooresburg community of Hawkins County.

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Fugitive accused of embezzling $8.7M captured in SW Virginia

Fugitive accused of embezzling $8.7M captured in SW Virginia

May 19th, 2015 11:11 am by Staff Report

A six-year FBI manhunt for a former financial officer accused of embezzling $8.7 million from a Kentucky company has ended with the man's capture in Southwest Virginia.

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Haslam signs $33.8B budget into law

Haslam signs $33.8B budget into law

May 19th, 2015 10:29 am by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed Tennessee's $33.8 billion annual budget plan into law.

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Scam alert: Police warn Johnson City residents to be wary of home improvement offers

Scam alert: Police warn Johnson City residents to be wary of home improvement offers

May 19th, 2015 10:28 am by Staff Report

Scammers often want customers to prepay for work and may do shoddy work or not do the job at all, police said.

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