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This year's 1st case of West Nile virus confirmed in Tennessee

This year's 1st case of West Nile virus confirmed in Tennessee

June 24th, 2014 2:55 pm by Associated Press

The county health department and the Tennessee Department of Health disclosed Tuesday that a 46-year-old man in Memphis has contracted the mosquito-borne illness.

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Haslam favors cooling off period in domestic cases

Haslam favors cooling off period in domestic cases

June 24th, 2014 2:48 pm by Staff Report

The Associated Press reports Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said on Monday that he would support making a 12-hour "cooling off" period mandatory after someone has been arrested on a domestic violence charge.

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Update: Suspect in hit-and-run death of Kingsport businessman charged with DUI days prior

Update: Suspect in hit-and-run death of Kingsport businessman charged with DUI days prior

June 24th, 2014 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

The death of Michael K. Locke, 61, has left many grieving in the Model City. Locke founded the Hot Dog Hut, a local favorite, and briefly represented the 2nd House District in Nashville following the death of Rep. Keith Westmoreland.

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UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

June 24th, 2014 8:20 am by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press

At least 1,075 people, the vast majority of them civilians, have been killed in Iraq during June as a Sunni insurgency overtakes key areas of the country, the United Nations said Tuesday.

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NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

June 24th, 2014 7:58 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The country's top nuclear regulatory official was joined by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander as she paid her first visit to Erwin's Nuclear Fuel Services facilities Monday.

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Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US

Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US

June 24th, 2014 7:50 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

Faulty air bags — which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide — are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S.

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Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

June 24th, 2014 7:34 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission approved a continuing budget resolution Monday night which will keep spending at 2013-14 levels while work continues on a 2014-15 budget proposal.

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Kingsport businessman Michael K. Locke killed in hit-and-run incident

Kingsport businessman Michael K. Locke killed in hit-and-run incident

June 24th, 2014 2:59 am by Wes Bunch

Former TN state representative struck while placing campaign signs as chairman of the Bud Hulsey campaign for the TN 2nd House District

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Wise County collecting cast off shoes

Wise County collecting cast off shoes

June 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Donated shoes will be refurbished and distributed in other countries overseas. Wise County Litter Prevention and Recycling Coordinator Greg Cross said over 600 million pairs of shoes wind up in landfills across the nation annually

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Resort hotel also serves as military test site

Resort hotel also serves as military test site

June 23rd, 2014 8:11 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with a large beach ball statue on top.

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