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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 4.23.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 4.23.14 - VIDEO

May 23rd, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter, Blountville, TN. This week we meet: Mr. Bean, Penny, Houston, Homer, Madison, Tadpole, Meowy, and Velcro!

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Former Blountville day care worker indicted on child abuse charge

Former Blountville day care worker indicted on child abuse charge

May 23rd, 2014 9:56 am by Rain Smith

An incident caught by a surveillance camera at a Blountville day care center has led to the arrest of a former employee.

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Entertainment
New anti-gay remarks by 'Duck Dynasty' star emerge

New anti-gay remarks by 'Duck Dynasty' star emerge

May 23rd, 2014 7:31 am by Associated Press

Phil Robertson's comments are included in a sermon delivered at his church in West Monroe, Louisiana, on Easter Sunday. Robertson includes homosexuals with other groups such as thieves and adulterers as hell-bound sinners.

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Crime Local News
Woman allegedly falls asleep on probation officer's desk after 2-day meth binge

Woman allegedly falls asleep on probation officer's desk after 2-day meth binge

May 23rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who reportedly fell asleep on her probation officer's desk following a two-day meth binge is facing several charges, including possession of meth and marijuana, which police allegedly found in her handbag.

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Man pleads guilty to killing 2 rural Tenn. postal workers

Man pleads guilty to killing 2 rural Tenn. postal workers

May 23rd, 2014 6:45 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A former corrections officer pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally shooting two workers at a rural Tennessee post office in a deal that allows him to avoid the death penalty and spend the rest of his life in prison.

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JC motorcyclist killed after slamming into city truck

JC motorcyclist killed after slamming into city truck

May 22nd, 2014 11:37 pm by NET News Service

A 25-year-old Johnson City man was killed Thursday afternoon when his motorcycle slammed into a city truck on East Watauga Avenue.

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Emotions high as legality of Hawkins BOE's director appointment policy questioned

Emotions high as legality of Hawkins BOE's director appointment policy questioned

May 22nd, 2014 10:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

About 10 minutes into a Hawkins County BOE executive session Thursday, two board members emerged in tears, leaving those in the room wondering what was going on. The night's meeting was for the purpose of appointing a director of schools.

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House defies Pentagon on defense spending

House defies Pentagon on defense spending

May 22nd, 2014 10:12 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The House defied the Pentagon on Thursday, overwhelmingly backing a $601 billion defense authorization bill that saves the Cold War-era U-2 spy plane, military bases and Navy cruisers despite warnings that it will undercut military readiness.

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ETSU report: Falling unemployment rate sign of labor market weakness

ETSU report: Falling unemployment rate sign of labor market weakness

May 22nd, 2014 9:42 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities job levels went down by less than 1 percent during the first quarter, but employment has now declined for the past eight quarters, according to a report released Thursday by the ETSU Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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BOE president urges citizens to 'SPEAK UP' in support of revenue enhancements

BOE president urges citizens to 'SPEAK UP' in support of revenue enhancements

May 22nd, 2014 8:41 pm by Rick Wagner

On Thursday, Board of Education President Carrie Upshaw released an open letter to the community urging residents to let the Board of Mayor and Aldermen know that support for a property tax increase and other revenue enhancements exists.

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