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Health officials issue water advisory for Scott County

Health officials issue water advisory for Scott County

October 24th, 2013 4:21 pm by Wes Bunch

Residents east of US Route 23 and north of state Route 65 are advised to either boil their water or purchase bottled water. The advisory is expected to remain in effect through Saturday at least, officials said.

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Woman reports suspicious wish of 'God bless,' drunk driver claims wrecked car was stolen

Woman reports suspicious wish of 'God bless,' drunk driver claims wrecked car was stolen

October 24th, 2013 2:37 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman relayed that "young people" were going door to door, asking residents "to go to church."

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Update: 2 shot at Tennessee armory; gunman in custody

Update: 2 shot at Tennessee armory; gunman in custody

October 24th, 2013 2:26 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A member of the National Guard opened fire at an armory outside a U.S. Navy property in Tennessee, wounding two soldiers before being subdued and disarmed by others soldiers, officials said Thursday.

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Kingsport man faces child sex charge

Kingsport man faces child sex charge

October 24th, 2013 1:27 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been charged with rape of a child, allegedly plying the victim with promises of pennies and candy, then threatening physical harm if anyone was told about the incident.

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Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

October 24th, 2013 12:54 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.

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Vols trying to look past No. 1 Crimson Tide and simply see 'red'

Vols trying to look past No. 1 Crimson Tide and simply see 'red'

October 24th, 2013 8:16 am by Evan Woodbery, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee has been buoyed by last week’s win against South Carolina that snapped a 19-game losing streak against ranked opponents. But the rest of the nation seems skeptical that the Vols pose much of a threat to the Tide.

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Healthcare.gov problems are target at Hill hearing

Healthcare.gov problems are target at Hill hearing

October 24th, 2013 7:59 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The principal contractors responsible for the federal government's trouble-plagued health insurance website say the Obama administration shares responsibility for the snags that have crippled the system.

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Johnson City man, 18, charged in shooting at student apartment complex

Johnson City man, 18, charged in shooting at student apartment complex

October 23rd, 2013 11:23 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police arrested a man Wednesday on charges that he was involved in the robbery and shooting of a man in an apartment complex near East Tennessee State University last month.

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South wins first two matches, will play CAK in winner's bracket final

South wins first two matches, will play CAK in winner's bracket final

October 23rd, 2013 10:27 pm by corby yarbrough, correspondent

South (45-8) beat Hume-Fogg 25-18, 25-20, 25-16. Against Signal Mountain, the Lady Rebs prevailed 25-16, 25-18, 25-12.

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Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

October 23rd, 2013 9:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — When it comes to a pending consultant’s study of the future of Sullivan County schools, no sacred cows means even consolidation of the county and Kingsport school systems might be considered and recommended.

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