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Trail of nuclear woes began at North Dakota base

Trail of nuclear woes began at North Dakota base

November 15th, 2014 7:35 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The trouble began here, trouble that has torn at the core of the nuclear Air Force and compelled two of the last three secretaries of defense to ask: Who is minding the store?

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Top U.S. general in Iraq to assess anti-Islamic State  campaign

Top U.S. general in Iraq to assess anti-Islamic State campaign

November 15th, 2014 7:27 pm by HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

America's top military leader arrived in Iraq on Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, his first since a U.S.-led coalition began launching airstrikes against the extremist Islamic State group.

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Kingsport police seeking man who stole items from Tractor Supply

Kingsport police seeking man who stole items from Tractor Supply

November 15th, 2014 7:08 pm by Staff Report

Sortly after midnight on Tuesday, a white male suspect cut a security cable and stole a Baja Warrior Mini-Bike ($650 value) from the parking lot of Tractor Supply Co.

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Audit costs Bluff City $3,400

Audit costs Bluff City $3,400

November 15th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

An anonymous call was placed to the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury recently, alleging money is missing from the city. Though the comptroller had recently finished an audit, a separate one was conducted and must be paid by the town.

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Hokies force 3 takeaways in 17-16 upset of No. 19 Duke

Hokies force 3 takeaways in 17-16 upset of No. 19 Duke

November 15th, 2014 4:10 pm by JOEDY McCREARY, AP Sports Writer

Michael Brewer threw two touchdown passes and Virginia Tech held on to upset No. 19 Duke 17-16 on Saturday and avoid its first in-season, four-game losing streak since 1992.

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Scott County man who left 14-month-old with fractured skull sentenced to 12 years

Scott County man who left 14-month-old with fractured skull sentenced to 12 years

November 15th, 2014 3:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Conditions at the home were also described as deplorable with cockroaches and other insects found inside the residence. Large amounts of dirt, trash, food, dirty clothes, dog feces and a live chicken were found inside the home where the child lived.

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Community Scrapbook: Saluting Our Veterans

November 15th, 2014 1:00 pm by Community Contributors

Local schools and organizations saluted area veterans this week with a variety of programs designed to honor their service and sacrifice.

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Hawkins deputy sniffs out mobile meth lab

Hawkins deputy sniffs out mobile meth lab

November 15th, 2014 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

HCSO Sgt. Mike Allen was patrolling Big Elm Road when he reportedly detected an odor he recognized to be consistent with meth manufacturing.

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Victim holds burglar at gunpoint, drive-by shooting and more this week in crime

Victim holds burglar at gunpoint, drive-by shooting and more this week in crime

November 15th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories for the week of Nov. 7 through Nov. 14.

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Ex-Navy SEAL makes no apologies for going public

Ex-Navy SEAL makes no apologies for going public

November 15th, 2014 7:00 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including three depicted in Hollywood movies.

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