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Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

June 19th, 2014 2:27 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman reported that while at a boat dock near her home — and accompanied by her son — she spotted two women sunbathing without tops. When she told them to cover their chests, an argument ensued.

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Mom sues third-grader over alleged bullying

Mom sues third-grader over alleged bullying

June 19th, 2014 2:09 pm by By Sally Ho, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

A suburban Chicago mother has filed a lawsuit claiming an elementary-school student bullied and beat up her son, a third-grader at the same Mount Prospect, Ill., school.

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Obama: US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq

Obama: US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq

June 19th, 2014 1:52 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Iraqi soldiers and helicopter gunships battled militants for a third day for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery, the loss of which would be a devastating symbol of the Baghdad government's powerlessness in the face of an insurgency hostile to the West

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Man sentenced in Lynn Garden convenience store robbery

Man sentenced in Lynn Garden convenience store robbery

June 19th, 2014 12:08 pm by Matthew Lane

In an affidavit filed in Kingsport, the employee recognized the suspect as a "regular customer" and identified him by name. He was apprehended a short time later

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Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

June 19th, 2014 10:22 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man believed to have killed four dogs - possibly with a 2x4 board - and dumped them along with an injured puppy into a trash can pleaded no contest to the charges Wednesday in Washington County General Sessions Court.

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Tenn. woman whose children died in hot car pleads guilty

Tenn. woman whose children died in hot car pleads guilty

June 19th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

She was charged with felony murder and aggravated child neglect after the deaths of 3-year-old Daniel Marise and 2-year-old Savannah Marise in her car outside the family's home.

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Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

June 19th, 2014 8:18 am by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Drivers are being deprived of the usual price break between Memorial Day and July Fourth. The national average price of $3.68 per gallon is the highest price for this time of year since 2008, the year gasoline hit its all-time high.

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Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

Kingsport man a knight: Payne Marshall inducted into French Legion of Honor

June 19th, 2014 8:14 am by Marci Gore

Payne Marshall spent six months in France during 1945, working as a radar technician for the radar units used during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

June 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker pitched his legislation Wednesday to fix up the nation's highway infrastructure by raising federal fuel taxes by six cents twice in the next two years and paying for the hike with provisions in the so-called "tax extenders" bill.

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Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

Wines named new principal at Volunteer High School

June 18th, 2014 7:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

"We are pleased that Mr. Wines has accepted the position at Volunteer and know that his focus on academic success and school improvement will benefit the students, staff and community." director of schools Steve Starnes

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