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Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

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Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

November 26th, 2014 11:09 am by Jeff Bobo

As 16- month-old Akira Arnold begins the first of three major brain surgeries Thanksgiving Day in Cincinnati, her parents David and Misty Arnold will be thankful if this is the beginning of the end of Akira's constant pain.

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Fire Fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by abusive boyfriend started fire to escape

Fire Fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by abusive boyfriend started fire to escape

November 26th, 2014 1:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say a Rogersville woman who was trapped in her bathroom late last Friday night after allegedly being choked and head-butted by her live-in boyfriend, started a small fire to distract him so she could escape.

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Quick  thinking 9-year-old boy stops fire from destroying home

Quick thinking 9-year-old boy stops fire from destroying home

November 25th, 2014 11:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

At 12:04 p.m. Monday, the Rogersville Fire Department was dispatched to the Rogersville Housing Authority residence on Locust Street where a downed power line had caught a house on fire.

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Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

November 26th, 2014 3:43 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday.

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Haslam should consider local talent for state ed job

Haslam should consider local talent for state ed job

November 26th, 2014 2:36 pm by Editorial Board

Having a Northeast Tennessean overseeing the state's education system from Nashville would be a feather in the region's cap, but of course the most important thing is that Haslam make the right choice.

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Ferguson rioting helps no one's cause

Ferguson rioting helps no one's cause

November 26th, 2014 2:35 pm by Letters to the Editor

No one outside of this grand jury and those presiding over it has heard all of the evidence in as much detail as they have. And even if someone disagrees with their decision how does it help your cause to loot, steal and burn down someone's business

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Sincerely, Susan: Give thanks and rejoice this holiday season

Sincerely, Susan: Give thanks and rejoice this holiday season

November 26th, 2014 10:00 am by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff, Community Columnist

When my husband and I first married, we would each write daily into a notebook five reasons for being thankful. I could now fill pages and pages with reasons for which I am thankful.

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Study: Big legal need among low-income Tennesseans

Study: Big legal need among low-income Tennesseans

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

According to a news release from the Tennessee Supreme Court, respondents cited conflicts with creditors and landlords, problems obtaining or paying for health care, and difficulties with government benefits.

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis su

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Prep Results from Tuesday, Nov. 26

Prep Results from Tuesday, Nov. 26

November 26th, 2014 1:20 am by staff reports

High school boys and girls basketball scores from Northeast Tennessee

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Jones takes oath on Mount Carmel BMA year after being fired from MCPD

Jones takes oath on Mount Carmel BMA year after being fired from MCPD

November 25th, 2014 11:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jones was fired last year from the Mount Carmel Police Department amid allegations he had stolen drugs hidden in a jacket that was turned in to the police department as lost and found.

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