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Woman dies in Washington County wreck

Woman dies in Washington County wreck

December 3rd, 2014 7:16 pm by Staff report

Deputies determined the driver to be Barbara A. Reisinger, 68, 158 Oak Grove Rd., Johnson City. Reisinger was transported to the Johnson City Medical Center, where she died a short time later.

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Aide, 7-year-old girls killed in Tenn. bus crash

Aide, 7-year-old girls killed in Tenn. bus crash

December 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press; STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

An aspiring teacher with two children of her own and a little girl who loved to read were among those killed when two Tennessee school buses carrying children home for the day crashed on Tuesday.

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Poll: Tennesseans approve of Haslam, Legislature

Poll: Tennesseans approve of Haslam, Legislature

December 3rd, 2014 5:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennesseans approve of their elected officials but want them to work with members of the other party, even if it means compromising on some of their values and priorities, according to a new poll from Vanderbilt University.

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Dogs rescued as blaze guts Scott County animal shelter

Dogs rescued as blaze guts Scott County animal shelter

December 3rd, 2014 2:17 pm by Marci Gore

The 13 dogs that were being housed at the shelter have been relocated to two local vets' offices. But, if the shelter should take in any new dogs, there is nowhere to put them, as the building is a total loss.

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Even viewers 55 and older abandoning TV in favor of phone, computer

Even viewers 55 and older abandoning TV in favor of phone, computer

December 3rd, 2014 1:53 pm by By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The shifts in TV viewing are part of an ongoing trend brought on by the proliferation of new streaming websites, apps and devices people now use to watch television programming.

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Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

December 3rd, 2014 12:24 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole more than $500 in seafood, chicken and red meat from Walmart, including eight to 10 cuts of steak priced at $30 a piece.

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Fifth grade girl describes harrowing Tenn. school bus crash

Fifth grade girl describes harrowing Tenn. school bus crash

December 3rd, 2014 10:52 am by Associated Press

"Everyone was on the floor and screaming and crying ... I thought I was going to die."

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Southwest Virginia schools win big in Celebrate My Drive campaign

Southwest Virginia schools win big in Celebrate My Drive campaign

December 3rd, 2014 10:19 am by Marci Gore

During a school-wide assembly Tuesday morning, Gate City High School students and staff learned their school was the recipient of one of the 90 $25,000 grants for its participation in State Farm's Celebrate My Drive.

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Diplomats worldwide target Islamic State militants

Diplomats worldwide target Islamic State militants

December 3rd, 2014 9:26 am by LARA JAKES, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

A global fight against Islamic State militants will likely take years to fully succeed, but nations are prepared to engage "for as long as it takes" to defeat the bloody insurgency, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

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Slobbery sidekicks: Dogs ride in bikers' sidecars

Slobbery sidekicks: Dogs ride in bikers' sidecars

December 3rd, 2014 9:12 am by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

A documentary by filmmaking couple Eric and Geneva Ristau is the unique story of 15 dogs and 18 riders who spend all the time they can on three wheels.

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