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Missing SW Virginia man's family offers reward as search continues for 'Ghost'

Missing SW Virginia man's family offers reward as search continues for 'Ghost'

May 23rd, 2013 11:07 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

The family of Terry Jay Bishop, who disappeared from his home around May 8, has posted a reward in a bid to flush out information leading to the whereabouts of the 60-year-old Big Stone Gap man.

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Caught on video: Johnson City police say footage shows man stealing leaf blowers

Caught on video: Johnson City police say footage shows man stealing leaf blowers

May 23rd, 2013 10:24 am by Staff Report

Surveillance video showed a man stealing leaf blowers from a mowing trailer parked at a senior living facility in Johnson City, resulting his arrest Wednesday, police said.

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Science Hill High School memorial honors alums who died in war

Science Hill High School memorial honors alums who died in war

May 23rd, 2013 10:04 am by Madison Mathews

Hilltoppers who made the ultimate sacrifice will be honored Friday as Science Hill High School alumni, city officials and members of the community gather to dedicate the Science Hill Veterans Memorial.

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Suspected downburst downs trees, damages homes in Hawkins community

Suspected downburst downs trees, damages homes in Hawkins community

May 23rd, 2013 9:19 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

KINGSPORT — A suspected downburst that hit Ross Campground Road in far eastern Hawkins County on Wednesday evening downed trees, pulled power lines out of residences and damaged at least three homes.

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10 things to know today at a glance

10 things to know today at a glance

May 23rd, 2013 6:55 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Identity of woman found dead outside of a Jonesborough home released

Identity of woman found dead outside of a Jonesborough home released

May 22nd, 2013 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

The woman found dead in the front yard of a home where law enforcement found a hallucinogenic mushroom growing operation lived at the residence and was the wife of the man charged with growing the drugs.

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Two days of storms leave region cleaning up

Two days of storms leave region cleaning up

May 22nd, 2013 9:44 pm by Brad Hicks and John Thompson- Press Staff Writers

Unicoi and Carter counties spent Wednesday cleaning up from heavy rains, as Greene County gets slammed with harsh rain on Wednesday afternoon.

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Recognizing veterans, kicking off summer on tap for Memorial Day weekend

Recognizing veterans, kicking off summer on tap for Memorial Day weekend

May 22nd, 2013 9:36 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Many local events and programs are scheduled this weekend to honor Memorial Day.

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Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban

Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban

May 22nd, 2013 9:30 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT - Associated Press

The Boy Scouts of America's leadership began a conference Wednesday that was expected to culminate in a long-anticipated vote on whether to allow openly gay Scouts.

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Weiner launches comeback bid to become NYC mayor

Weiner launches comeback bid to become NYC mayor

May 22nd, 2013 9:17 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ - Associated Press

With a YouTube video posted late Tuesday, Anthony Weiner embarked on an audacious comeback quest, hoping to go from politician whose tweeted crotch shot was emblazoned on the nation's consciousness to leader of America's biggest city.

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