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UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal wreck on Interstate 26

UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal wreck on Interstate 26

October 13th, 2013 5:14 pm by NET News Service

ERWIN — Police said at least one person died after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 26 in Unicoi County on Saturday night.

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Spending stumbling block to budget deal

Spending stumbling block to budget deal

October 13th, 2013 1:46 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that enters its third week.

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Egypt: Detained U.S. citizen found dead in cell

Egypt: Detained U.S. citizen found dead in cell

October 13th, 2013 1:03 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for violating curfew in August was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks, security officials said.

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Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in Syria

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in Syria

October 13th, 2013 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Gunmen kidnapped a team of seven workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross after stopping their convoy early Sunday along a roadside in northern Syria, a spokesman said.

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Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

October 13th, 2013 12:14 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits. Nearly 58 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children get the benefits.

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Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

October 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Associated Press

Food stamp recipients were able to use their debit-style cards in grocery stores on Sunday after vendor Xerox Corp. restored service after a system outage that affected people across 17 states.

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Brown Mountain Lights, Center Street 'road diet,' high school merger and other stories you may have missed last week

Brown Mountain Lights, Center Street 'road diet,' high school merger and other stories you may have missed last week

October 13th, 2013 9:46 am by Staff Report

Brown Mountain Lights, Center Street 'road diet,' high school merger and other stories you may have missed last week

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Kingsport woman seriously injured in Stone Drive wreck

Kingsport woman seriously injured in Stone Drive wreck

October 12th, 2013 10:57 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport woman was seriously injured early Saturday evening in a two-vehicle collision on West Stone Drive.

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Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

October 12th, 2013 9:34 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A local neonatologist said prescription medication use is the likely cause of a jump in the number of babies born addicted to drugs, and the state is on track for the highest number ever.

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Sullivan County authorities identify suspect shot, killed by deputies

Sullivan County authorities identify suspect shot, killed by deputies

October 12th, 2013 9:10 pm by Wes Bunch

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Sullivan County authorities released the identity Saturday afternoon of a Bristol man who was fatally shot the night before by officers investigating an active methamphetamine lab.

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