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TVA called on to expand solar energy program

TVA called on to expand solar energy program

September 6th, 2013 1:46 pm by Associated Press

Energy firms and conservation groups are calling on the Tennessee Valley Authority to expand its small-scale solar energy program.

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Iraqi officials, militants warn of threat to US

Iraqi officials, militants warn of threat to US

September 6th, 2013 1:27 pm by ADAM SCHRECK, Associated Press; QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

Iranian-backed Shiite militias are threatening to retaliate against American interests inside Iraq if the United States goes ahead with strikes against the Tehran-allied government in neighboring Syria, according to Iraqi security officials and militants

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Blountville woman injured in I-81 rollover

Blountville woman injured in I-81 rollover

September 6th, 2013 1:20 pm by Rain Smith

According to a preliminary crash report, a Ford F-150 was southbound when the driver exited the left side of the roadway, then overcorrected to the right.

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Driver clocked at nearly 100 mph, flees police through field

Driver clocked at nearly 100 mph, flees police through field

September 6th, 2013 1:08 pm by Rain Smith

A man faces multiple charges in Sullivan County after he was reportedly clocked at nearly 100 mph on Highway 394, later crashing as he attempted to illegally pass another motorist.

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Wellmont calls UnitedHealthcare proposal 'unacceptable'

Wellmont calls UnitedHealthcare proposal 'unacceptable'

September 6th, 2013 10:26 am by Hank Hayes

Contract talks between UnitedHealthcare and Wellmont Health System are at an impasse, and Wellmont says patients covered by four plans face higher hospital rates and limited physician access.

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Three seriously injured after crashing into Bristol K-Mart

Three seriously injured after crashing into Bristol K-Mart

September 6th, 2013 6:43 am by Staff Report

Three people had to be cut from their vehicle after it crossed West State Street in Bristol, accelerated through the K-Mart parking lot and crashed into the building.

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Johnson City man charged with raping child

Johnson City man charged with raping child

September 6th, 2013 6:33 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police said their investigation revealed the suspect sexually assaulted the girl at his residence on or around August.

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Obama talks with Mexico, Brazil leaders on NSA

Obama talks with Mexico, Brazil leaders on NSA

September 6th, 2013 6:17 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Both leaders have expressed outrage over revelations by Edward Snowden that the NSA monitored their communications.

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Michigan woman accused of trying to kill autistic daughter

Michigan woman accused of trying to kill autistic daughter

September 5th, 2013 9:57 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan mother — who had chronicled the challenges her family faced caring for their autistic 14-year-old daughter — has been charged with attempted murder in what police believe was a failed attempt at killing herself and the girl.

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Security guard caught drinking on job with grandson, 14

Security guard caught drinking on job with grandson, 14

September 5th, 2013 3:32 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a suspicious vehicle on a car lot, finding a man with his 14-year-old grandson. The man — who had moonshine, beer and liquor in his camper — said he was acting as security.

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