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Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states

Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states

November 17th, 2014 8:39 am by Marci Gore

Because the Lights' property straddles the Virginia/Tennessee state line, Kristian says her babies' birth certificates say they were born in different states. One was born on the couch in the house, the other in an ambulance out in the driveway.

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CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

November 17th, 2014 8:27 am by Staff Report

A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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KOSBE event marks 20th year of recognizing Kingsport-area small business excellence

KOSBE event marks 20th year of recognizing Kingsport-area small business excellence

November 17th, 2014 8:15 am by Hank Hayes

This year, the KOSBE Awards keynote speaker will be Gerald O'Connor, president of Impact Plastics, an Erwin, Tenn.-based manufacturer of plastic injection molded components.

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Obama calls IS beheadings 'pure evil'

Obama calls IS beheadings 'pure evil'

November 17th, 2014 7:47 am by DIAA HADID, Associated Press

President Barack Obama confirmed the slaying of a U.S. Army Ranger-turned-aid worker after a U.S. review of the video, which also showed the mass beheadings of a dozen Syrian soldiers.

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Family, friends mourn apparent beheading of U.S. aid worker

Family, friends mourn apparent beheading of U.S. aid worker

November 16th, 2014 3:15 pm by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

Peter Kassig, who first went to the Middle East with the Army, which he joined in 2006, was the founder of the relief organization, Special Emergency Response and Assistance, or SERA.

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People Loving People: Volunteers, donations needed for free Thanksgiving meal

People Loving People: Volunteers, donations needed for free Thanksgiving meal

November 16th, 2014 2:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Last year more than 3,000 meals were served at the school or delivered on Thanksgiving Day so it is not hard to imagine what the cost will be.

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Brothers in arms, TDOT blows up bridge, "Everybody liked Mike," and more stories you may have missed

Brothers in arms, TDOT blows up bridge, "Everybody liked Mike," and more stories you may have missed

November 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Trail of nuclear woes began at North Dakota base

Trail of nuclear woes began at North Dakota base

November 15th, 2014 7:35 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The trouble began here, trouble that has torn at the core of the nuclear Air Force and compelled two of the last three secretaries of defense to ask: Who is minding the store?

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Top U.S. general in Iraq to assess anti-Islamic State  campaign

Top U.S. general in Iraq to assess anti-Islamic State campaign

November 15th, 2014 7:27 pm by HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

America's top military leader arrived in Iraq on Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, his first since a U.S.-led coalition began launching airstrikes against the extremist Islamic State group.

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Audit costs Bluff City $3,400

Audit costs Bluff City $3,400

November 15th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

An anonymous call was placed to the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury recently, alleging money is missing from the city. Though the comptroller had recently finished an audit, a separate one was conducted and must be paid by the town.

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