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Islamic militants push into Iraq's Sunni heartland

Islamic militants push into Iraq's Sunni heartland

June 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

The advance into former insurgent strongholds that had largely been calm before the Americans withdrew less than three years ago is spreading fear that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will be unable to stop the militants as they press closer to Baghdad.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of June 1

June 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos also appeared in the June 1 edition of Sunday Stories.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
JCCT says 'I do' to 'Always a Bridesmaid'

JCCT says 'I do' to 'Always a Bridesmaid'

June 11th, 2014 3:28 pm by Entertainment Staff

Johnson City Community Theatre hopes audiences say 'I do' to its production of the side-splitting Jones Hope Wooten comedy "Always a Bridesmaid," opening Friday.

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Cantor resigning from House leadership on July 31

Cantor resigning from House leadership on July 31

June 11th, 2014 3:17 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Cantor was expected to announce his plans at a late-afternoon meeting of the party's rank and file, less than 24 hours after the Virginia Republican lost a primary election to David Brat

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Congress, FBI moving on VA health care

Congress, FBI moving on VA health care

June 11th, 2014 3:16 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press; ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

As Congress moves to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care, the FBI said it has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Couponing 101:  Organizing the Savings

Couponing 101: Organizing the Savings

June 11th, 2014 1:39 pm by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

So, now you have coupons stuffed in your purse, pocket, glove box of your car, and scattered throughout your house. Your phone is loaded with every savings app available and you have enough loyalty cards to build your own house of cards. How do you keep

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Johnson City doctor, wife receive probation, $300,000 in fines in cancer drug case

Johnson City doctor, wife receive probation, $300,000 in fines in cancer drug case

June 11th, 2014 1:13 pm by NET News Service

A local physician and his wife received probation and $300,000 in total fines for their convictions in a federal drug case on Tuesday.

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Education
Senate Republicans block student loan bill

Senate Republicans block student loan bill

June 11th, 2014 1:13 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.

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KPD: SW Va. man charged with statutory rape after having sex with teen at Kingsport Aquatic Center

KPD: SW Va. man charged with statutory rape after having sex with teen at Kingsport Aquatic Center

June 11th, 2014 10:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Larry Nick Swift Jr., 28, 727 Dogwood Street, Weber City, Va., was arrested on June 10 and charged with one count of aggravated statutory rape.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Teller honed skills on Sweet Tea Trail

Teller honed skills on Sweet Tea Trail

June 11th, 2014 9:55 am by Entertainment staff

Tim Lowry, a South Carolina-based storyteller who specializes in American history, personal narrative, folk tales and literary classics, is bringing his one-man act to Jonesborough for a weeklong residency at the International Storytelling Center.

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