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Australian hiker of Appalachian Trail dies in Carter County

May 16th, 2013 1:30 pm by NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A hiker on the Appalachian Trail from Australia died in Carter County this week.

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Telford couple charged in "severe" child abuse case

Telford couple charged in "severe" child abuse case

May 16th, 2013 11:57 am by NET News Service

A boyfriend and girlfriend have been charged in connection with the “severe” abuse of a two-year-old boy, according to Washington County court documents.

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Escaped convict captured in Kingsport

Escaped convict captured in Kingsport

May 16th, 2013 11:20 am by Rain Smith

A man who escaped from a medium to minimum security correctional facility in Kentucky more than two years ago has been apprehended in Kingsport, with federal authorities saying he also faces burglary charges in Washington County, Tenn.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

May 16th, 2013 9:35 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Police arrest Johnson City man in Eastman Credit Union robbery

Police arrest Johnson City man in Eastman Credit Union robbery

May 16th, 2013 8:02 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police Wednesday charged a man with the robbery of an Eastman Credit Union branch in Boones Creek earlier this month.

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Roane County Tea Party official: IRS hassled for months

May 16th, 2013 7:44 am by Michael Collins, Knoxville News-Sentinel

WASHINGTON — Gary Johnston thought the questions the Internal Revenue Service was asking seemed overly intrusive, even for an agency known for being irritatingly meticulous.

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At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornado

At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornado

May 16th, 2013 3:52 am by Associated Press

At least six people were killed Wednesday when a spring tornado outbreak devastated parts of North Texas, destroying or damaging dozens of homes and injuring dozens of people.

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Plaintiffs in Pilot lawsuit hire ex-FBI head Freeh

May 16th, 2013 3:00 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pilot is run by CEO Jimmy Haslam, who is also the owner of the NFL’s Cleveland Browns and the brother of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Sports
Grizzlies edge Thunder to reach first West final

Grizzlies edge Thunder to reach first West final

May 16th, 2013 1:44 am by JEFF LATZKE, AP Sports Writer

With their trademark grit-and-grind mentality, the Grizzlies are making history for a franchise with little prior postseason success. Memphis advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time by beating the Oklahoma City.

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Sexual abuse cases put Pentagon under fire

May 16th, 2013 1:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Allegations of sexual assaults in the military that have triggered outrage, from local commanders to Capitol Hill and the Oval Office.

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