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Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

April 19th, 2014 4:02 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

A Nashville woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for defrauding the Veterans Administration of more than $364,000 over three years.

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As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

April 18th, 2014 10:02 pm by Brad Hicks

Last year, Roy Guajardo took part in his first Good Friday Witness Walk as the event gave him the opportunity to come together with other Christians in the community ahead of the Easter holiday.

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Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

April 18th, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

When Luke Shipley was a little boy in Washington County, all he wanted was to grow up and be a judge.

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ETSU fraternity looks to shed negative image through community service

ETSU fraternity looks to shed negative image through community service

April 18th, 2014 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

Too frequently are the headlines about Greek life negative, members of a fraternity at East Tennessee State University say, and they've made it their mission to increase and emphasize all the positive changes they can affect in their community.

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Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

April 18th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

Laid-off newspaper reporters of the Elizabethton Star recently received a vaguely worded letter from an Alabama attorney reminding them of their obligations under a severance agreement they signed when their jobs were terminated Feb. 5.

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Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

April 18th, 2014 3:49 pm by FOSTER KLUG and YOUKYUNG LEE, Associated Press

With 28 people now confirmed dead and more than 270 missing, there was a new victim: a vice principal of the high school whose students were among the passengers was found hanged, an apparent suicide.

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See you online for $5: Sullivan County Jail ends personal visitation

See you online for $5: Sullivan County Jail ends personal visitation

April 18th, 2014 3:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart said the move was made to save money and manpower at the overcrowded Blountville facility.

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7-year-old boy electrocuted in family pool

7-year-old boy electrocuted in family pool

April 18th, 2014 2:17 pm by Associated Press

The jolt reportedly catapulted him out of the water as he raced a friend.

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Some fear bill to punish expectant drug moms will hurt babies born addicted

Some fear bill to punish expectant drug moms will hurt babies born addicted

April 18th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Doctors and women's rights advocates have called on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto the legislation.

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