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Iraq increasingly drawn into Syrian battlefield

Iraq increasingly drawn into Syrian battlefield

June 11th, 2013 5:25 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD — Signs are growing that stretches of Iraq and Syria are morphing into a single battlefield for militants, exacerbating Iraq’s slide into renewed deadly chaos a year and a half after U.S. troops pulled out.

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Bicyclist airlifted after crash near South Holston Lake

Bicyclist airlifted after crash near South Holston Lake

June 11th, 2013 1:56 pm by Rain Smith

A bicyclist has been airlifted to the hospital after crashing on Denton Valley Road, just east of South Holston Lake.

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Update: Girlfriend of man shot by KPD charged with filing false report

Update: Girlfriend of man shot by KPD charged with filing false report

June 11th, 2013 7:53 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have shot an armed and wanted man after a lengthy Tuesday morning standoff at a city residence, while his girlfriend has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report.

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Private contractors' key role at issue in NSA leak

Private contractors' key role at issue in NSA leak

June 11th, 2013 7:06 am by ADAM GOLDMAN and JONATHAN FAHEY,Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — People like Edward Snowden — nearly 500,000 employees of private firms with access to the government's most sensitive secrets — play a crucial role: They help monitor threats to national security.

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Feds now back morning-after pills for all girls

Feds now back morning-after pills for all girls

June 11th, 2013 6:45 am by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

The Justice Department notified U.S. District Judge Edward Korman on Monday that it will submit a plan for compliance. If he approves it, the department will drop its appeal of his April ruling.

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District attorney requests Harris' dismissal motion be denied

District attorney requests Harris' dismissal motion be denied

June 11th, 2013 6:44 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

District Attorney General Tony Clark has filed an answer to a motion filed last week by former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris’ defense attorney, Jim Bowman, seeking the dismissal of the charges his client is set to be tried on next month.

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No mistaking how NSA story reporter feels

No mistaking how NSA story reporter feels

June 11th, 2013 6:43 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who claimed to leak state secrets on U.S. government eavesdropping sought to break the story through a columnist for a UK-based publication who has made no secret of his distaste for intrusions on privacy.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

June 11th, 2013 6:39 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Surgoinsville delays approval of 2013-14 budget in order to address deficit

June 10th, 2013 11:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The Surgoinsville Board of Mayor and Aldermen still has a deficit to deal with on its proposed 2013-14 budget, and if town employees receive raises this year that deficit is $35,000 instead of $27,000.

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Second of three accused in Hawkins County home invasion receives 10-year sentence

Second of three accused in Hawkins County home invasion receives 10-year sentence

June 10th, 2013 10:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The second of three men charged in the Sept. 5, 2011, home invasion in which a gunshot was fired and pain medication was stolen pleaded guilty Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court.

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