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Woman injured attempting to stop runaway pickup in driveway

Woman injured attempting to stop runaway pickup in driveway

June 23rd, 2014 5:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel woman suffered a foot and ankle injury Saturday afternoon while attempting to stop a runaway truck that rolled out of her driveway and into a house across the street.

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Man who drove to court for VHMO plea gets sentence doubled

Man who drove to court for VHMO plea gets sentence doubled

June 23rd, 2014 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was arrested on June 2 while driving to Criminal Court to plead guilty for being a habitual motor offender earned himself an additional charge and another two years on his sentence.

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Man allegedly bites wife on nose during brutal assault

Man allegedly bites wife on nose during brutal assault

June 23rd, 2014 2:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police reportedly found bite marks on the nose of a woman who was allegedly beaten and choked by her husband Friday night for coming home late.

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US justified drone killings by citing al-Qaida law

US justified drone killings by citing al-Qaida law

June 23rd, 2014 2:32 pm by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

The Obama administration justified using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas by citing the war against al-Qaida and by saying a surprise attack against an American in a foreign land would not violate the laws of war

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Tennessee listed as third-most dangerous state to live

Tennessee listed as third-most dangerous state to live

June 23rd, 2014 2:31 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

After Tennessee was listed as the country's third most-dangerous state — in a list that included Washington, D.C. — by a business-oriented social media company, questions surrounding the state's safety and the survey's veracity were thrust into public vie

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Sullivan funding requests, projections put budget $4 million up from last year

Sullivan funding requests, projections put budget $4 million up from last year

June 23rd, 2014 2:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

Members of the Sullivan County Commission's Budget Committee reached a consensus a few nights ago to update, in writing, all other county commissioners on where the county is with development of a budget for the fiscal year that begins next week.

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Man arrested with 333 rounds of ammunition two weeks after warning of the apocalypse

Man arrested with 333 rounds of ammunition two weeks after warning of the apocalypse

June 23rd, 2014 1:31 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Jonesborough man, arrested two weeks ago on illegal weapons charges after warning of the apocalypse, was found June 22 with 333 rounds of ammunition along with three loaded magazines and a handgun, according to a police report.

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Woman charged with attempted murder in Pleasant Grove shooting

Woman charged with attempted murder in Pleasant Grove shooting

June 23rd, 2014 9:37 am by Nick Shepherd

A wife shot her husband in the back as they were checking a trail camera and left him to die in the woods as she went on a planned visit to Pigeon Forge with the couple's two children, according to a press release.

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First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

First lady Haslam encouraging summer reading

June 23rd, 2014 9:19 am by Associated Press

First lady Crissy Haslam is partnering with law enforcement across the state to encourage children to read during the summer.

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Kerry urges political reform in Iraq

Kerry urges political reform in Iraq

June 23rd, 2014 9:18 am by LARA JAKES, Associated Press; HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged Iraq's top Shiite leaders to give more government power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and sweeps away hopes for lasting peace.

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