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Lawsuit filed in Washington County inmate death

Lawsuit filed in Washington County inmate death

July 8th, 2013 7:55 pm by Rex Barber, NET News Service

A $20 million-plus lawsuit has been filed against Washington County, the county sheriff and six jail officers by the parents of a man who they say died after a beating while he was an inmate at the jail.

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Secret move keeps bin Laden records out of sight

Secret move keeps bin Laden records out of sight

July 8th, 2013 7:41 pm by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top special operations commander ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded.

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Haslam defends education commissioner

Haslam defends education commissioner

July 8th, 2013 7:24 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday reiterated his support for the state’s education commissioner, who has come under fire for changes to how teachers are paid.

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Authorities seize four malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough; two women arrested

Authorities seize four malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough; two women arrested

July 8th, 2013 7:11 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

Washington County Animal Control and Jonesborough Public Safety seized four malnourished dogs they found tied on short chains to trees in a woman’s yard, according to court documents.

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Police: Infant pepper sprayed, woman charged with abuse

Police: Infant pepper sprayed, woman charged with abuse

July 8th, 2013 6:59 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police arrested a woman Saturday who is accused of using pepper spray on another woman and her infant at a local motel, according to a court document.

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Hawkins EMS ambulance driver could face criminal charges in fatal crash

Hawkins EMS ambulance driver could face criminal charges in fatal crash

July 8th, 2013 4:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol continues investigating an accident involving a Hawkins County EMS ambulance Saturday night that took the life of an 18-year-old. She had just gotten off work at the nearby McDonald’s restaurant where her father is manager.

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Millions more immigrants under the Senate bill

Millions more immigrants under the Senate bill

July 8th, 2013 3:09 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

In place of the unauthorized workers now found in lower-skilled jobs in the agriculture or service industries, many of these workers would be legal, some of them permanent-resident green card holders or even citizens.

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Satan tabbed as suspect in Kingsport assault

Satan tabbed as suspect in Kingsport assault

July 8th, 2013 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman claimed to have been hurt when "someone" entered her home the night before.

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Police: Scott County man severely beaten in dispute over moped

Police: Scott County man severely beaten in dispute over moped

July 8th, 2013 2:10 pm by Wes Bunch

Authorities say the victim was severely beaten by a pair of brothers, leaving his face unrecognizable due to the extent of the injuries he received.

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RAM Clinic returning to Wise with free medical care

RAM Clinic returning to Wise with free medical care

July 8th, 2013 1:21 pm by Stephen Igo

Organizers for Remote Area Medical announced Monday that the clinic will be returning to Wise County later this month for the 14th year to provide free medical care to thousands of patients who need it.

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