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FEMA releases disaster aid for Tennessee

FEMA releases disaster aid for Tennessee

August 14th, 2014 7:50 am by Associated Press

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says Tennessee has been approved to receive disaster aid to help in recovery efforts from storms that swept over the state in early June.

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Numbers tell the tale in Sullivan trustee, register of deeds races

Numbers tell the tale in Sullivan trustee, register of deeds races

August 14th, 2014 12:29 am by J. H. Osborne

Longtime Sullivan County Trustee Frances Harrell, a Democrat, carried 23 of 25 voting precincts in Sullivan County in her successful effort to retain office in the county's general election last week.

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I-26 head-on collision injures three

August 14th, 2014 12:18 am by Ned Jilton

Early details from scene of I-26 Head-on collision. While three people were injured, there are no fatalities at this time. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Update: Community forum being held to provide input on future of region's hospital systems

Update: Community forum being held to provide input on future of region's hospital systems

August 13th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Should Wellmont Health Systems merge with Mountain States Health Alliance or a medical provider from outside the region? Could Wellmont remain independent and stave off a likely merger?

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MCPD seeks info on burglaries at former local official's home

MCPD seeks info on burglaries at former local official's home

August 13th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The burglaries occurred last week at the home of former Mount Carmel alderman and planning commission chairman Henry Bailey, 1212 Hammond Avenue

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Police question daughter, boyfriend after woman's body found in suitcase

Police question daughter, boyfriend after woman's body found in suitcase

August 13th, 2014 8:00 pm by By Adam Sege And Meredith Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

The body of Sheila Von Wiese Mack, 62, was discovered Tuesday after the suitcase was left in the trunk of a taxi outside the Saint Regis Bali luxury resort, the Jakarta Globe reported.

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Alleged serial stalker faces new charges

Alleged serial stalker faces new charges

August 13th, 2014 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man accused of being a serial stalker — allegedly targeting the recently widowed, unaccompanied women and a juvenile with special needs — now faces additional charges against four separate victims, including assault.

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Tennessee's Corker won't rule out presidential bid

Tennessee's Corker won't rule out presidential bid

August 13th, 2014 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday he isn't ruling out joining the field of Republicans running for president in 2016, but any decision would wait until next year.

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Washington County substitute teacher charged with statutory rape

Washington County substitute teacher charged with statutory rape

August 13th, 2014 5:41 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Krystal Pearl Paddock, 25, 206 Cassi Road, Chuckey, was charged with three counts of statutory rape by an authority figure after a warrant was issued stemming from a July grand jury presentment.

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'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

August 13th, 2014 5:00 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders.

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