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TICKLED PINK for survivors

TICKLED PINK for survivors

June 6th, 2014 2:08 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

The upcoming Tickled Pink Survivor Celebration will celebrate survivors of breast cancer and will feature professional Nashville magician Dr. Gary Flegal, who's also an expert in stress management.

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Second suspect in murder of disabled vet gets life without parole

Second suspect in murder of disabled vet gets life without parole

June 6th, 2014 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The second of two men who beat and stabbed a disabled war veteran to death last year for drug money was sentenced Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Lake Fleming: Once overgrown thicket transformed into park, classroom

Lake Fleming: Once overgrown thicket transformed into park, classroom

June 6th, 2014 11:52 am by Marci Gore

It's been a work in progress for more than three years now. But, finally, Gate City Middle and High schools' outdoor classroom is ready for use.

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VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

June 6th, 2014 9:27 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press; TERRY TANG, Associated Press

In a new revelation in the growing VA scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic Veterans Affairs appointment list have died.

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Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

June 6th, 2014 9:26 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers; TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers

The ignition switch on the steering column of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars was so poorly designed that it easily slipped out of the run position, causing engines to stall.

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'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

June 6th, 2014 9:26 am by MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press; PHUONG LE, Associated Press

When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said.

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Kingsport's James 'Ed' Collins, D-Day veteran: 'I am not a hero'

Kingsport's James 'Ed' Collins, D-Day veteran: 'I am not a hero'

June 6th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Death lurks everywhere as a 20-year-old expert rifleman, James "Ed" Collins, makes his way toward the chaos. He had trained for this day since enlisting in the Army, but nothing could prepare him. It was D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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Updated: Veterans, dignitaries, visitors flock to Normandy to remember D-Day and the men who saved the world

June 5th, 2014 11:02 pm by Associated Press

It was a day of pride, remembrance and honors for those who waded through blood-tinged waves, climbed razor-sharp cliffs or fell from the skies, staring down death or dying in an invasion that portended the fall of the Third Reich.

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Winds, flooding blamed for three deaths in South

Winds, flooding blamed for three deaths in South

June 5th, 2014 10:00 pm by Associated Press

Strong winds and flooding led to the deaths of at least three people in the South on Thursday as powerful thunderstorms moved through several states.

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Hawkins man charged in alcohol-related hypothermia death of teen

Hawkins man charged in alcohol-related hypothermia death of teen

June 5th, 2014 8:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man has been arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with the alcohol-related hypothermia death of an 18-year-old Volunteer High School student late last year.

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