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Bono says he wears sunglasses because of glaucoma

Bono says he wears sunglasses because of glaucoma

October 18th, 2014 3:30 am by Staff Report

U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren't a rock-star affectation. He has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. People will now think of him as "poor old blind Bono," he said.

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Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

October 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In the plea agreement, Hawkins and Suarez admit posting photographs to Facebook with the counterfeit money, with one posting from Hawkins saying "Paper chasing is all I know! Imma get this money till the feds come get me."

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Wellmont partner search not affected by leadership changes

Wellmont partner search not affected by leadership changes

October 17th, 2014 8:32 pm by Hank Hayes

Recent top-level executive leadership changes have not impacted Wellmont Health System's process to seek an alignment partner, Wellmont officials told reporters during a briefing on Friday.

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Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo closes in on Bermuda

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo closes in on Bermuda

October 17th, 2014 7:44 pm by JOSH BALL, Associated Press

The leading edge of Hurricane Gonzalo pounded Bermuda with wind and heavy surf Friday, and the tiny British territory braced for the danger the powerful Category 3 storm could raise coastal seas as much as 10 feet.

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Cremains of dozens of people missing in Knoxville

Cremains of dozens of people missing in Knoxville

October 17th, 2014 7:30 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police say the cremated remains of about 40 people have been stolen from two cemeteries there.

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Johnson City man gets 40 years on child molestation conviction in Georgia

Johnson City man gets 40 years on child molestation conviction in Georgia

October 17th, 2014 5:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Dr. John Neale III, 75, was arrested on a warrant at his Johnson City home on Rambling Road in January 2012 and ordered to go to Forsyth County, Georgia, to answer to the charges.

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Bullying and Hearing Loss

Bullying and Hearing Loss

October 17th, 2014 4:34 pm by Danielle Combs

hese include: refusal to go to school, sudden lack of interest in school and school activities, drop in grades, or change in behavior and emotions. Children are often reluctant to talk about bullying

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Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

October 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by By Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

"You never would suspect something like this. You wonder what would trigger something like that and cause a guy to kill his children. No matter what happened with the family life, why would you take a child's life?"

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KPD searching for suspect who allegedly used debit card "clones"

KPD searching for suspect who allegedly used debit card "clones"

October 17th, 2014 3:16 pm by Staff reports

All nine of the debit cards were traced back to a different victim's account. The unusual part was each victim still had possession of their own debit card. Somehow, counterfeit "clones" of the debit cards were obtained and used.

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