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I-26 welcome center building construction could begin in September

I-26 welcome center building construction could begin in September

July 28th, 2013 7:46 pm by Matthew Lane

Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Nagi said construction of the building could begin in mid- to late September and take seven to eight months to complete.

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Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

July 28th, 2013 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Deputy David Benton received radio dispatch reports that a male was choking a female outside the residence, followed shortly by a report that the male was attempting to leave the scene while dragging the female down the driveway.

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Kenner House roof and chimney repairs to begin by Aug. 20

Kenner House roof and chimney repairs to begin by Aug. 20

July 28th, 2013 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

To meet the guidelines of the grant, work on the 178-year-old Kenner House in Rogersville must start by Aug. 20 and be completed by Sept. 30.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

July 28th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the popular and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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Search continues for Tennessee woman missing on Appalachian Trail

Search continues for Tennessee woman missing on Appalachian Trail

July 27th, 2013 9:53 pm by Associated Press

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — About 130 people, some with dogs, horses, ATVs and aircraft, searched Saturday for a Tennessee woman who disappeared while hiking the Appalachian Trail in Maine.

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Chattanooga making preparations for presidential visit

Chattanooga making preparations for presidential visit

July 27th, 2013 7:28 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — “It’s a big deal for Chattanooga. ... We don’t get visits. Some cities he goes to a lot, and we just don’t get them,” said Donna Job, resident agent in charge at the U.S. Secret Service office in Chattanooga.

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Bride-to-be, best man missing after NY boat crash

Bride-to-be, best man missing after NY boat crash

July 27th, 2013 3:00 pm by Associated Press

PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — A bride-to-be and her fiance's best man were missing Saturday after a speedboat carrying six friends crashed into a construction barge near New York's Tappan Zee Bridge. Four others, including the groom-to-be, were hurt.

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World record attempt for longest scuba dive begins

World record attempt for longest scuba dive begins

July 27th, 2013 1:06 pm by Nick Shepherd

Update — 9:20 p.m., July 28: "He’s doing great. He’s eaten, he’s stayed warm, and he slept about three hours last night,” Jim Bean, co-captain of Hall’s dive team, said in a team statement Sunday night.

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Detroit bankruptcy another setback for unions

Detroit bankruptcy another setback for unions

July 27th, 2013 1:04 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing is a major setback for public employee unions that have spent years trying to ward off cuts to the pensions of millions of government workers around the country.

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MIAs and troops abroad remain Korean War legacies

MIAs and troops abroad remain Korean War legacies

July 27th, 2013 12:55 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A truce stopped the fighting in Korea that once threatened to spread into a world war whose outcome might have been decided by nuclear weapons. Sixty years later, the costs of the Korean War continue to mount even amid relative peace.

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