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Teen exposes self to woman at bus stop, offers her 'a ride'

Teen exposes self to woman at bus stop, offers her 'a ride'

August 8th, 2013 4:51 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police she was at a stop sign, awaiting the arrival of her children's school bus, when the teenage driver of a Mini Cooper stopped and "shook his penis at her."

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Update: Surgoinsville bridge expected to open Friday afternoon

Update: Surgoinsville bridge expected to open Friday afternoon

August 8th, 2013 4:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Highway Superintendent Lowell Bean tells the Times-News that TDOT has given approval to reopen the the Longs Ben Road bridge in Surgoinsvllie.

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Hawkins couple arrested after ‘drug-exposed children’ complaint

Hawkins couple arrested after ‘drug-exposed children’ complaint

August 8th, 2013 3:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple were arrested Tuesday after deputies allegedly found drugs and paraphernalia out in the open in a residence where two children ages 8 and 12 live.

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Chattanooga church erecting giant crosses

Chattanooga church erecting giant crosses

August 8th, 2013 2:14 pm by Associated Press

A Christian congregation in Chattanooga is erecting tall crosses at its church along Interstate 75.

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Gay Tenn. couples seek marriage licenses, turned away

Gay Tenn. couples seek marriage licenses, turned away

August 8th, 2013 2:09 pm by Associated Press

In at least three counties, couples made the request on Wednesday and were told Tennessee law doesn't recognize same-sex marriages.

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Measure of US jobless claims falls to 6-year low

Measure of US jobless claims falls to 6-year low

August 8th, 2013 2:05 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

The Labor Department said Thursday that the average number of people who applied for benefits over the past four weeks dropped 6,250 to 335,500. That's the lowest level since November 2007.

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Ga. men allegedly caught with 900 oxycodone, methadone pills in Johnson City

Ga. men allegedly caught with 900 oxycodone, methadone pills in Johnson City

August 8th, 2013 1:50 pm by NET News Service

An Interstate 26 traffic stop has led Johnson City police to arrest a pair of Georgia men, as an estimated $23,000 in pills were allegedly located in their vehicle.

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Haslam launches 'Healthier Tennessee' initiative in Kingsport

Haslam launches 'Healthier Tennessee' initiative in Kingsport

August 8th, 2013 12:42 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday launched the Tri-Cities leg of “Healthier Tennessee,” an initiative to encourage Tennesseans to exercise, eat nutritious foods and not use tobacco products.

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Police: Video shows Bluff City woman beating Alzheimer's patient

Police: Video shows Bluff City woman beating Alzheimer's patient

August 8th, 2013 11:34 am by Rain Smith

According to court records, the suspect initially wanted documentation of a “mess” her husband had made, and is then filmed beating the man as he stands naked in a bathroom.

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Hunt widens for suspected Calif. killer, abductor

Hunt widens for suspected Calif. killer, abductor

August 8th, 2013 8:20 am by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

Amber Alerts expanded to Oregon and Washington as authorities searched for a Southern California man suspected of abducting a 16-year-old girl and wanted in the death of the girl's mother and possibly her 8-year-old brother.

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