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Update: Defense claims Dingus' girlfriend caused crash that killed her

Update: Defense claims Dingus' girlfriend caused crash that killed her

July 22nd, 2014 11:13 am by Becky Campbell

There's no question Cody Dingus was driving drunk in a Valentine's Day 2012 crash on Knob Creek Road that killed his girlfriend and passenger, Sheridan Edwards, his defense attorney told a jury panel on Tuesday.

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Marine, who knew missing pregnant woman from East Tennessee, arrested

Marine, who knew missing pregnant woman from East Tennessee, arrested

July 22nd, 2014 11:09 am by Associated Press

Authorities wouldn't say whether the cases of Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, and Erin Corwin, 20, are connected.

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Federal appeals court deals blow to Obamacare insurance exchanges

Federal appeals court deals blow to Obamacare insurance exchanges

July 22nd, 2014 10:55 am by Associated Press

If upheld, the decision could mean premium increases for more than half of the 8 million Americans who purchased taxpayer-subsidized insurance under the law.

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AWOL: Washington County election website goes down during early voting as domain lapses

AWOL: Washington County election website goes down during early voting as domain lapses

July 22nd, 2014 10:15 am by Gary B. Gray

People seeking information on the Washington County Election Commission website were not able to access wcecoffice.com from Friday through Monday morning.

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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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