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UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal wreck on Interstate 26

UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal wreck on Interstate 26

October 13th, 2013 5:14 pm by NET News Service

ERWIN — Police said at least one person died after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 26 in Unicoi County on Saturday night.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville Heritage Days 2013

October 13th, 2013 3:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

Tennessee Magazine recently named Rogersville's Heritage Days the best event in East Tennessee and the best festival in East Tennessee. Perfect weather all three days of this year's event was just an added bonus.

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Man who hooked pre-teen girl on drugs to get sex sentenced to 12 years

Man who hooked pre-teen girl on drugs to get sex sentenced to 12 years

October 13th, 2013 2:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Billy Burton Blair, who was arrested this past March, admitted to Hawkins County investigators that he began giving the young girl Lortab pills about two years earlier when she was 12.

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ETSU plans ‘Johnson City Sessions’ celebration

ETSU plans ‘Johnson City Sessions’ celebration

October 13th, 2013 2:00 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Sessions, conducted by Columbia Records producer Frank B. Walker in October 1928 and October 1929, are generally viewed as the second-most important field recording sessions ever conducted in Appalachia.

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Spending stumbling block to budget deal

Spending stumbling block to budget deal

October 13th, 2013 1:46 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that enters its third week.

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Underage consumption suspect arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot

Underage consumption suspect arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot

October 13th, 2013 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

“I had advised Mrs. Bates to stand there near her door, however, when I opened the back door, Mrs. Bates began running eastbound on foot.” — CHPD Officer Ethan Mays

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Son of Sam loophole may help mom who killed her three children get kids' cash

Son of Sam loophole may help mom who killed her three children get kids' cash

October 13th, 2013 1:23 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

It's the hallmark of the Son of Sam law and others like it: Convicted criminals should not be able to profit from their crimes. But a Long Island mother who killed her children and is now seeking to cash in could succeed because of a loophole.

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Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

October 13th, 2013 12:14 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits. Nearly 58 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children get the benefits.

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Live video-streaming of UT-Virginia Tech news conference at BMS

Live video-streaming of UT-Virginia Tech news conference at BMS

October 13th, 2013 11:52 am by Staff Report

Bristol Motor Speedway is holding a news conference on Monday at 11 a.m. during which officials will announce that Tennessee and Virginia Tech plan to play a regular-season football game at the racetrack in 2016.

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Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

October 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Associated Press

Food stamp recipients were able to use their debit-style cards in grocery stores on Sunday after vendor Xerox Corp. restored service after a system outage that affected people across 17 states.

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