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KPD: SW Va. man charged with statutory rape after having sex with teen at Kingsport Aquatic Center

KPD: SW Va. man charged with statutory rape after having sex with teen at Kingsport Aquatic Center

June 11th, 2014 10:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Larry Nick Swift Jr., 28, 727 Dogwood Street, Weber City, Va., was arrested on June 10 and charged with one count of aggravated statutory rape.

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Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

June 11th, 2014 9:50 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A battle between two worldwide liquor companies — owners of rival brands Jack Daniel's and smaller rival George Dickel — is being waged over who has the right to label their drink as following authentic Tennessee style.

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2 men charged in case of missing Tennessee student

2 men charged in case of missing Tennessee student

June 11th, 2014 9:48 am by Associated Press

Police have charged two more men in connection with the 2011 disappearance and slaying of a Tennessee nursing student.

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Photo essay: What does fatherhood mean to you?

Photo essay: What does fatherhood mean to you?

June 11th, 2014 9:43 am by BETH J. HARPAZ, Associated Press

Fatherhood in America has changed over the past few decades. Dads today are more involved in every aspect of child care, from diaper-changing to helping with homework.

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Utilities work to restore power

Utilities work to restore power

June 11th, 2014 8:23 am by Stephen Igo

Tuesday evening storms topple trees, power lines across region.

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Gunman found dead after student slain, teacher wounded at Oregon high school

Gunman found dead after student slain, teacher wounded at Oregon high school

June 11th, 2014 1:30 am by Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

In yet another outbreak of gun violence on a school campus, a 14-year-old Oregon high school student was killed and a teacher was wounded after a gunman opened fire before class Tuesday morning.

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Congress moving to ensure speedier care for vets

Congress moving to ensure speedier care for vets

June 11th, 2014 1:24 am by MATTHEW DALY and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

United in response to a national uproar, Congress is suddenly moving quickly to address military veterans' long waits for care at VA hospitals.

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5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

June 11th, 2014 1:20 am by RAHIM FAIEZ and PATRICK QUINN, Associated Press

Five American troops with a special operations unit were killed by a U.S. airstrike called in to help them after they were ambushed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan.

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Wise School Board discusses tobacco use at football games, closed session policies

Wise School Board discusses tobacco use at football games, closed session policies

June 10th, 2014 10:54 pm by Stephen Igo

The days of lighting up at Wise County high school football games may be a thing of the past if deliberations of the county school board result in adoption of a tobacco free policy toward that end.

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GOP lawmakers laud Realtors' legislative role

GOP lawmakers laud Realtors' legislative role

June 10th, 2014 10:51 pm by Hank Hayes

Northeast Tennessee Republican lawmakers acknowledged the political clout of Realtors Tuesday during the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors annual legislative luncheon.

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