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Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dobyns-Bennett Band accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 27th, 2014 9:59 am by Andy True

The Dobyns-Bennett Band will take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, having accepted the challenge issued by the Franklin High School Band in Williamson County (TN).

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Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

August 27th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union.

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Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

August 27th, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.

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Seat belt violation leads to drug trafficking charge for Surgoinsville man

Seat belt violation leads to drug trafficking charge for Surgoinsville man

August 27th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

Upon conducting a traffic stop for not wearing a set belt, police observed the driver moving his hand "in an unusual way like he was possibly hiding something."

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Sullivan commission will  hear potential settlement with highway employees

Sullivan commission will hear potential settlement with highway employees

August 26th, 2014 11:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

Three of the seven former Sullivan County Highway Department workers who are suing to get their jobs back might be back on the county payroll come next Tuesday.

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Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

August 26th, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Southwest Virginia police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal May shooting in Sullivan County, Tenn., after the victim led authorities on a lengthy high-speed pursuit and rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles.

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Hawkins man  indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

Hawkins man indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of breaking into his girlfriend's home in February and shooting her in the torso was indicted Monday on several charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 3:18 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

A Georgia man was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree murder by police officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., for his alleged involvement in the weekend stabbing death of an Erwin man.

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Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

August 26th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

At 3 a.m. an officer working security at Bristol Motor Speedway was approached by a man, who stated he had lost a member of his party. That was followed by "incoherent" ramblings and police telling him to empty his pockets.

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Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada

Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; new firm to be based in Canada

August 26th, 2014 1:18 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The deal creates the world's third-largest fast-food chain, with more than 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries and about $23 billion in annual sales. Burger King is looking to Canada's Tim Hortons to boost its standing in the booming breakfast market.

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