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213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

July 22nd, 2014 9:18 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

More coal mine closures continue to plague Southwest Virginia's economy.

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Water district's lawsuit against Unicoi goes stagnant

Water district's lawsuit against Unicoi goes stagnant

July 21st, 2014 9:58 pm by Brad Hicks

The complaint filed earlier this year against the Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County, the town of Unicoi and a company promoting a development off Exit 32 by the Unicoi Water Utility District has officially been dismissed.

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Deputies: Neighbor complaints led to discovery of meth lab

Deputies: Neighbor complaints led to discovery of meth lab

July 21st, 2014 9:35 pm by John Thompson

One woman was arrested on methamphetamine charges when the Carter County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant Monday morning.

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Umoja fashion fundraiser to offer vogue variety

Umoja fashion fundraiser to offer vogue variety

July 21st, 2014 9:27 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Fashion and fun will unite at the Fashion xPOSEd Runway Show on July 26.

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Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

July 21st, 2014 9:13 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A 34-year-old Piney Flats man has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for using more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage with his online vinyl decal business.

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Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

July 21st, 2014 8:35 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.

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Woman testifies that argument over slap caused Johnson City fatal shootout

Woman testifies that argument over slap caused Johnson City fatal shootout

July 21st, 2014 5:26 pm by Becky Campbell

"Pow, pow, pow, pow" - Salina Allen on the East Myrtle Avenue shootout that killed Michael Rowe.

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Counterfeit bills not detectable with pens circulating in area

Counterfeit bills not detectable with pens circulating in area

July 21st, 2014 4:00 pm by By Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police say a dozen incidents have been reported in the last week and approximately 30 since the beginning of June.

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Walmart theft suspect injured in fall from cliff

Walmart theft suspect injured in fall from cliff

July 21st, 2014 3:40 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Darrell Eugene Helton, 43, Rogersville, remained hospitalized in stable condition Monday morning following the Friday incident.

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