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Robbery, kidnapping victim recognizes suspect as grandson's friend

Robbery, kidnapping victim recognizes suspect as grandson's friend

August 13th, 2014 3:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

A robbery and kidnapping victim who was allegedly terrorized, threatened with death, and forced to withdraw $500 from an ATM early Saturday morning reportedly recognized her captor as having been friends with her grandson.

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Kingsport child neglect suspect added to most wanted list

Kingsport child neglect suspect added to most wanted list

August 13th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

Local police are seeking the whereabouts of a woman wanted since August of last year after she was found living in a squalid, foreclosed Kingsport home with her two young children.

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Amy Grant to join Claus for 72nd annual running of the Santa Train on Nov. 22

Amy Grant to join Claus for 72nd annual running of the Santa Train on Nov. 22

August 13th, 2014 2:29 pm by J. H. Osborne

Six-time Grammy-award winner Amy Grant will be special guest aboard the 72nd annual running of the Santa Train this November.

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Execution date set for another inmate

Execution date set for another inmate

August 13th, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Lee Hall was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder and aggravated arson in the death of 22-year-old Traci Crozier, who died hours after being set on fire.

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Police shoot, critically wound another man in Ferguson, Mo.

Police shoot, critically wound another man in Ferguson, Mo.

August 13th, 2014 1:10 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A police officer has reportedly shot and critically wounded a man who allegedly pointed a handgunearly Wednesday in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of an unarmed young black man has triggered demonstrations, street clashes and looting.

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Lawsuit filed by mother of teen killed in Hawkins wreck

Lawsuit filed by mother of teen killed in Hawkins wreck

August 13th, 2014 9:27 am by Jeff Bobo

Less than a week after a head-on collision in Rogersville took the life of a Hawkins County teen, the victim's mother has filed a federal lawsuit in Greeneville against the other driver and the trucking company he works for.

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Sullivan County voter turnout climbs to 26.5 percent

Sullivan County voter turnout climbs to 26.5 percent

August 13th, 2014 8:30 am by J. H. Osborne

Voter turnout for the county's general election and party primaries last week in Sullivan County was not, perhaps, anything to brag about. But it was up a bit, percentage-wise, from the last similar election in August 2010.

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US dispatches more troops to northern Iraq as crisis grows

US dispatches more troops to northern Iraq as crisis grows

August 13th, 2014 8:15 am by By Adam Ashton and Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT)

There's growing concern that the effort to rescue tens of thousands of Yazidi refugees in northern Iraq was failing and would require far more resources than President Barack Obama indicated in a nationally televised speech last week.

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Violent protests overshadow peaceful rallies in wake of teen's shooting

Violent protests overshadow peaceful rallies in wake of teen's shooting

August 13th, 2014 8:00 am by By Elisa Crouch, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT)

Small rallies and vigils have popped up daily since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on a street outside Canfield Apartments. But they have been overshadowed by what's taken place after sunset.

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Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

August 12th, 2014 10:00 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Of the 8 million people who signed up for private coverage through President Barack Obama's law, more than 2 million at one point had discrepancies of some sort that could have affected their eligibility.

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