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UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

September 26th, 2013 9:44 am by Rain Smith

Authorities are attempting to locate a Piney Flats man who left Monday morning for work in Spring City, Tenn., but never arrived.

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Barter Players head west in ‘Little House on the Prairie’

Barter Players head west in ‘Little House on the Prairie’

September 26th, 2013 9:22 am by Staff Report

Join the Ingalls family as they leave the Big Woods of Wisconsin and head west into Indian Territory in The Barter Players’ production of “Little House on the Prairie,” playing through Nov. 20 on Barter Theatre’s Stage II.

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Social Security employee charged with bribery

Social Security employee charged with bribery

September 26th, 2013 8:05 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Social Security Administration claims representative has been charged with illegally charging beneficiaries a fee to process payment claims.

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House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

September 26th, 2013 7:42 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Pressure is building on fractious House Republicans over legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown, as the Democratic-led Senate is expected to strip a tea party-backed plan to defund Obamacare from the bill.

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Local ministry  stuffs  lots of love into   small boxes

Local ministry stuffs lots of love into small boxes

September 26th, 2013 6:09 am by Jessica Fischer

Since 1993, Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse ministry has collected and delivered upwards of 100 million gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries.

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Jonesborough man receives 16-year term in 2012 shooting case

Jonesborough man receives 16-year term in 2012 shooting case

September 25th, 2013 10:34 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man who shot another man in the face during an argument last year was sentenced to 16 years in prison during a hearing Wednesday.

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Southwest Virginia Drug Task Force rounding up 52 suspects

Southwest Virginia Drug Task Force rounding up 52 suspects

September 25th, 2013 10:03 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Southwest Virginia Drug Task Force is in the process of rounding up more than 50 people who were indicted on narcotics-related charges last week by a multi-jurisdictional grand jury.

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FBI: Navy Yard gunman left note about radio waves

FBI: Navy Yard gunman left note about radio waves

September 25th, 2013 9:09 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis left a note saying he was driven to kill by months of bombardment with extremely low-frequency radio waves, the FBI said Wednesday.

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ETSU hosting  area  summit on  prescription drugs

ETSU hosting area summit on prescription drugs

September 25th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of the health care community, law enforcement, public health and academia gathered at East Tennessee State University for a summit on prescription drug abuse.

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Dangerous Mount Carmel curve to receive ‘coarse’ asphalt to improve grip

Dangerous Mount Carmel curve to receive ‘coarse’ asphalt to improve grip

September 25th, 2013 8:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — A higher grade, coarse type of asphalt will be used to resurface a 200-foot section of Hammond Avenue that has been the site of numerous crashes in recent years.

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