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Update: Suspect in sex crimes against children worked at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home

Update: Suspect in sex crimes against children worked at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home

October 9th, 2013 9:16 am by Rain Smith

Multiple rape charges against a Sullivan County woman stem from her employment at a Bristol, Tenn., children's center, according to authorities.

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Seeing the Lights: Researcher trying to explain Brown Mountain mystery

Seeing the Lights: Researcher trying to explain Brown Mountain mystery

October 9th, 2013 7:30 am by Greg Peters

Researching the Brown Mountain Lights can be compared to driving through western North Carolina — the roads are winding and a simple turn can take you off in a whole new direction.

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US expected to slash aid to Egyptian government

US expected to slash aid to Egyptian government

October 9th, 2013 7:03 am by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

The U.S. has been considering such a move since the Egyptian military ousted the country's first democratically elected leader in June.

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Yellen is Obama's choice to succeed Bernanke at Fed

Yellen is Obama's choice to succeed Bernanke at Fed

October 9th, 2013 6:57 am by JIM KUHNHENN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to head a major central bank anywhere in the world. She also would be the first Democrat chosen to lead the Fed since Paul Volcker was picked by President Jimmy Carter in 1979.

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Vols’ Howard thankful for positive feedback

Vols’ Howard thankful for positive feedback

October 8th, 2013 10:31 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee wide receiver Alton “Pig” Howard says he has received only positive feedback since fumbling in overtime Saturday while trying to stretch the ball across the goal line in the Volunteers’ 34-31 loss to No. 7 Georgia.

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Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife

Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife - VIDEO

October 8th, 2013 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The writers of Peyton Place couldn’t have come up with a more sordid tale of sex, power and corruption than was spun by former Rogersville police officer James Hammonds at Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

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South, East advance to championship in District 1-AA volleyball

South, East advance to championship in District 1-AA volleyball

October 8th, 2013 9:46 pm by Pat Kenney

Sullivan South cruised past Elizabethton while Sullivan East upended Sullivan North on Tuesday in the semifinals at the District 1-AA volleyball tournament at Unicoi County High School.

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Feathers, Bryant star in D-B's Senior Night win

Feathers, Bryant star in D-B's Senior Night win

October 8th, 2013 9:04 pm by Greg Peters

Seniors Katie Bryant and Lauren Feathers took charge Tuesday evening and led Dobyns-Bennett to a 6-0 win over David Crockett in a District 1-AAA girls soccer matchup.

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Kingsport seeks study of county, city schools

Kingsport seeks study of county, city schools

October 8th, 2013 9:03 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Before making any decision on the future building needs of Kingsport City Schools, city leaders want to know more about the condition of the buildings — both within Kingsport’s city limits and its urban growth boundary.

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D-B, Science Hill cruise in 1-AAA volleyball

D-B, Science Hill cruise in 1-AAA volleyball

October 8th, 2013 8:50 pm by Dave Ongie

The top two seeds stood tall on Day 2 of the District 1-AAA volleyball tournament on Tuesday when Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill each swept into the winners’ bracket finals.

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