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1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

May 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation's worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold - the first gold recovered from the wreck in almost a quarter ce

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Tennessee State Senator compares 'Obamacare' to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

Tennessee State Senator compares 'Obamacare' to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

May 5th, 2014 1:12 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

State Sen. Stacey Campfield,R-Knoxville, today compared the Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare, to the Holocaust.

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UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

May 5th, 2014 12:46 pm by Stephen Igo

The estate of the late Carol Phipps Buchanan on Monday announced the three colleges will share equally in about $12 million.

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Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

May 5th, 2014 12:26 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County grand jury has returned indictments against a Kingsport man, charging him with child rape and aggravated sexual battery.

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Sewer, water line work to impact Kingsport traffic

Sewer, water line work to impact Kingsport traffic

May 5th, 2014 11:23 am by Staff Report

Kingsport motorists can expect changes in traffic patterns this week along some well-traveled city thoroughfares.

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Kids' DUI deaths: their drivers pose biggest risk

Kids' DUI deaths: their drivers pose biggest risk

May 5th, 2014 8:26 am by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

The number of children killed by drunken motorists has declined substantially in recent years but the biggest threat remains their own drivers, not strangers in other vehicles.

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Target CEO Steinhafel out in wake of data breach

Target CEO Steinhafel out in wake of data breach

May 5th, 2014 8:19 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

The departure suggests the company is trying to start with a clean slate as it wrestles with the fallout from hackers' theft of credit and debit card information on tens of millions of customers.

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Street shows funding lead in latest county attorney race financial reports

Street shows funding lead in latest county attorney race financial reports

May 4th, 2014 9:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Dan Street reported more total receipts for his re-election campaign than either of his challengers during the period April 1 through April 26.

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Local law enforcement says military munitions for unforeseen emergencies only

Local law enforcement says military munitions for unforeseen emergencies only

May 4th, 2014 6:14 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Last month, the Johnson City Police Department set up a perimeter outside a home on Snowden Terrace during an alleged domestic altercation that led to a 13-hour standoff.

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Morristown veteran to return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

Morristown veteran to return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

May 4th, 2014 5:32 pm by STAN JOHNSON, Citizen Tribune

MORRISTOWN — In a few weeks, Lawrence L. Brannan, of Morristown, will embark on a long journey he's taken twice before. The last time was in 1994. The first time was 70 years ago, on June 6, 1944.

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