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Armed home intruder faces aggravated assault, weapons charges

Armed home intruder faces aggravated assault, weapons charges

November 17th, 2014 5:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing aggravated assault and weapons charges after allegedly entering his neighbor's home early Sunday morning and threatening to kill her and her family with a pistol.

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Nebraska hospital: Surgeon with Ebola has died

Nebraska hospital: Surgeon with Ebola has died

November 17th, 2014 5:00 pm by JOSH FUNK and NELSON LAMPE, Associated Press

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone received aggressive treatment at a Nebraska hospital over the weekend but died Monday morning.

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Store owner asks Rogersville BMA to cut package liquor tax to 5 percent

Store owner asks Rogersville BMA to cut package liquor tax to 5 percent

November 17th, 2014 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Rogersville's two liquor store owners asked the city to cut its package liquor tax so he can compete with liquor stores at that tax bracket in other cities.

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Small Miracles annual Christmas Open House set for Nov. 30

Small Miracles annual Christmas Open House set for Nov. 30

November 17th, 2014 4:25 pm by Katina Rose

Trees and wreaths must be pre-ordered by Nov. 26. All proceeds from the open house holiday sale go directly to support Small Miracles' students and programs.

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Postal disservice: Man arrested while scavenging mail

Postal disservice: Man arrested while scavenging mail

November 17th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith

On Virgil Avenue police found an individual standing by a row of mailboxes — while wearing a hard hat and gloves — with multiple pieces of mail strewn across the grass.

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Teamwork: Program helps Adams Elementary students learn wonders of giving

Teamwork: Program helps Adams Elementary students learn wonders of giving

November 17th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rick Wagner

It's part of a service learning program at the school, one that so far this year has raised $4,000 for Small Miracles and is teaching the students about teamwork, cooperation, community service and leadership.

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UPDATE: UT suspends Johnson, Williams amid assault investigation

UPDATE: UT suspends Johnson, Williams amid assault investigation

November 17th, 2014 1:39 pm by Associated Press

The suspects are Vols linebacker A.J. Johnson, a senior, and defensive back, Michael Williams, a sophomore, a police source confirmed to The Tennessean. UT announced the suspensions Monday afternoon on the football program's Twitter account.

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Opinion
An East Tennessee liberal's lament

An East Tennessee liberal's lament

November 17th, 2014 12:38 pm by Letters to the Editor

I get tired of being a liberal in East Tennessee. It's a tough life. It's like having Ebola. People here think liberals have horns and eat babies raw. I like mine medium rare.

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Man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

Man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

November 17th, 2014 11:40 am by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County man has been arrested after meting out his own perceived justice on an apparent drunk driver, reportedly firing at least five shots into their car after the unknown individual pulled into his driveway.

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AGC's Church Hill plant fined $8,500

AGC's Church Hill plant fined $8,500

November 17th, 2014 10:27 am by Jeff Bobo

The Church Hill plant was cited for failing to meet compliance for particulate matter emissions by failing to operate one of its 10 dust collectors for 12 days last December.

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