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Bluff City burglar takes car, motorcycle

Bluff City burglar takes car, motorcycle

September 26th, 2013 10:25 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for whomever kicked in the door of a Bluff City home on Wednesday, grabbed a pair of keys and made away with a motorcycle and car.

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UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

September 26th, 2013 9:44 am by Rain Smith

Authorities are attempting to locate a Piney Flats man who left Monday morning for work in Spring City, Tenn., but never arrived.

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House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

September 26th, 2013 7:42 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Pressure is building on fractious House Republicans over legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown, as the Democratic-led Senate is expected to strip a tea party-backed plan to defund Obamacare from the bill.

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Local ministry  stuffs  lots of love into   small boxes

Local ministry stuffs lots of love into small boxes

September 26th, 2013 6:09 am by Jessica Fischer

Since 1993, Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse ministry has collected and delivered upwards of 100 million gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries.

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FBI: Navy Yard gunman left note about radio waves

FBI: Navy Yard gunman left note about radio waves

September 25th, 2013 9:09 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis left a note saying he was driven to kill by months of bombardment with extremely low-frequency radio waves, the FBI said Wednesday.

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ETSU hosting  area  summit on  prescription drugs

ETSU hosting area summit on prescription drugs

September 25th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

Members of the health care community, law enforcement, public health and academia gathered at East Tennessee State University for a summit on prescription drug abuse.

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Dangerous Mount Carmel curve to receive ‘coarse’ asphalt to improve grip

Dangerous Mount Carmel curve to receive ‘coarse’ asphalt to improve grip

September 25th, 2013 8:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — A higher grade, coarse type of asphalt will be used to resurface a 200-foot section of Hammond Avenue that has been the site of numerous crashes in recent years.

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Grant funds some flood relief for Sullivan County

Grant funds some flood relief for Sullivan County

September 25th, 2013 8:47 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Some financial assistance will be available through a state grant to help repair some of the homes in Sullivan County that were damaged by flooding earlier this year.

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U.S. Postal Service seeks increase in cost of stamps to 49 cents

U.S. Postal Service seeks increase in cost of stamps to 49 cents

September 25th, 2013 5:05 pm by ANDREW MIGA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter. The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents.

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Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

September 25th, 2013 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

Though Kingsport's 14 traffic fatalities in 2013 are the most seen in a calendar year since 20 deaths in 2005, police say there's little they can do about the overriding factors in such tragedies: poor decisions and habits of motorists themselves.

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