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Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

December 16th, 2013 1:10 pm by JOHN COYNE, Associated Press

The girl was last seen Saturday night playing outdoors at the park. Her body was found about five hours after she was reported missing, dumped in a trash bin.

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Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

December 16th, 2013 12:34 pm by Wes Bunch

A clerk on duty at the time of the alleged robbery told authorities that a white male wearing a hooded sweatshirt entered the store brandishing what she described as a "long knife."

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FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

December 16th, 2013 12:17 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.

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Scott Co. natives working on submersible for U.S. Navy

Scott Co. natives working on submersible for U.S. Navy

December 16th, 2013 11:13 am by Marci Gore

Charles Gilmer and Craig Short are working on a new shallow water combat submersible for the U.S. Navy, suitable for transporting and employing Navy SEAL Special Operations Forces and their payloads for a variety of missions.

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Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

December 16th, 2013 9:07 am by Marci Gore

For nearly a decade now, Regions Bank in downtown Kingsport has given area folks of all ages the opportunity to showcase their baking and decorating skills with its annual Gingerbread House Contest.

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DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

December 16th, 2013 8:53 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee agency first fell under scrutiny more than a year ago over its inconsistent reporting of child deaths. But DCS officials say beginning next year they will immediately report a child's death to the public.

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Folks You Should Know: Rogersville's Guerry McConnell works to bring attention to local talent

Folks You Should Know: Rogersville's Guerry McConnell works to bring attention to local talent

December 16th, 2013 8:52 am by Collin Brooks

Rogersville isn’t only one of the oldest cities in the state of Tennessee, its people are also some of the most talented.

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Manning honored as SI's Sportsman of the Year

Manning honored as SI's Sportsman of the Year

December 16th, 2013 8:50 am by Associated Press

Peyton Manning has thrown 47 touchdown passes, three shy of Tom Brady's NFL season record.

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Update: Sen. Alexander's fired chief of staff ordered freed

Update: Sen. Alexander's fired chief of staff ordered freed

December 16th, 2013 8:40 am by Associated Press

Ryan Loskarn will live with his parents in Maryland and be electronically monitored while he awaits trial on charges of possession and attempted distribution of child pornography.

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Contact-Concern ready to help in times of trouble

Contact-Concern ready to help in times of trouble

December 16th, 2013 8:34 am by Nick Shepherd

When 2-1-1 is dialed in a four county area in Northeast Tennessee, a volunteer will be on the other end of the line. Some of the services offered by 2-1-1 include shelter and housing, food programs, financial assistance and support groups.

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