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Congress moving to ensure speedier care for vets

Congress moving to ensure speedier care for vets

June 11th, 2014 1:24 am by MATTHEW DALY and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

United in response to a national uproar, Congress is suddenly moving quickly to address military veterans' long waits for care at VA hospitals.

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5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

June 11th, 2014 1:20 am by RAHIM FAIEZ and PATRICK QUINN, Associated Press

Five American troops with a special operations unit were killed by a U.S. airstrike called in to help them after they were ambushed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan.

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Wise School Board discusses tobacco use at football games, closed session policies

Wise School Board discusses tobacco use at football games, closed session policies

June 10th, 2014 10:54 pm by Stephen Igo

The days of lighting up at Wise County high school football games may be a thing of the past if deliberations of the county school board result in adoption of a tobacco free policy toward that end.

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GOP lawmakers laud Realtors' legislative role

GOP lawmakers laud Realtors' legislative role

June 10th, 2014 10:51 pm by Hank Hayes

Northeast Tennessee Republican lawmakers acknowledged the political clout of Realtors Tuesday during the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors annual legislative luncheon.

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Nashville stars to help commemorate opening of Bristol Sessions museum

Nashville stars to help commemorate opening of Bristol Sessions museum

June 10th, 2014 10:13 pm by Wes Bunch

The Birthplace of Country Music Alliance is partnering with some of Nashville's biggest names to not only commemorate the opening of a new museum this summer, but also to pay tribute to the legacy of the legendary producer Ralph Peer.

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KPD seeking public's help in locating alleged car thief

KPD seeking public's help in locating alleged car thief

June 10th, 2014 3:34 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to a press release, a 2003 Honda Pilot was stolen from a residence on Dobyns Drive in Kingsport. When the car was stolen, the doors were unlocked and the keys were in it.

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Illegal profits: A look at insider trading

Illegal profits: A look at insider trading

June 10th, 2014 2:15 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

The definition is straightforward: An investor profits on non-public information at the expense of others.

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Police: Gunman kills student in school shooting

Police: Gunman kills student in school shooting

June 10th, 2014 2:15 pm by Associated Press

A gunman killed a student at a high school east of Portland Tuesday and the shooter is also dead, police said.

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Updated with new details: Tennessee man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

Updated with new details: Tennessee man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

June 10th, 2014 2:15 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man was charged over the weekend with dismembering the body of a woman and eating part of her corpse in a bizarre case that's perplexing to even law enforcement in a small pastoral town.

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Names released of men involved in I-81 crash on Monday

Names released of men involved in I-81 crash on Monday

June 10th, 2014 1:39 pm by Nick Shepherd

The names of two men who were involved in a crash on Interstate 81 yesterday, which resulted in one of them being killed, have been released.

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