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Two-vehicle wreck in Mount Carmel injures four

Two-vehicle wreck in Mount Carmel injures four

October 28th, 2013 8:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Four people suffered non life-threatening injuries Monday afternoon in Mount Carmel in a two-vehicle accident that kept the westbound lane of Highway 11-W shut down for an hour.

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Barn fire  kills 150 chickens in Hawkins County

Barn fire kills 150 chickens in Hawkins County

October 28th, 2013 8:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Heating lamps are being blamed for a barn fire early Friday that caused an estimated $35,000 in damage, including killing 150 chickens.

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Some troops turn to liposuction to pass fat test

Some troops turn to liposuction to pass fat test

October 28th, 2013 7:27 pm by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press Writer

SAN DIEGO — Some military personnel are turning to liposuction in a desperate attempt to pass the Pentagon’s body fat test, which relies on measurements of the neck and waist and can determine their future prospects in the military.

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Doctors to parents: Limit kids’ texts, tweets, online activity

Doctors to parents: Limit kids’ texts, tweets, online activity

October 28th, 2013 7:12 pm by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

CHICAGO — Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids’ tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat.

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Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

October 28th, 2013 3:50 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 7 p.m. police were called to a Kingsport street, where someone had found an unaccompanied toddler wearing only a diaper, "playing in the roadway."

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Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

October 28th, 2013 3:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The suspect, a Wise County science teacher, is still in the classroom following last week's indictment, charging her with misappropriating a little more than $10,000.

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Europe mulls sanctions against US over spying

Europe mulls sanctions against US over spying

October 28th, 2013 3:29 pm by CIARAN GILES and FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

The United States could lose access to an important law enforcement tool used to track terrorist money flows, as Europe weighs a response to allegations that the Americans spied on their closest European allies.

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Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

October 28th, 2013 2:18 pm by NET News Service

Police confirmed this afternoon that a couple died from gunshot wounds Sunday in their Garden Road residence, saying a gun was found in the house and neighbors had heard gunshots early that morning.

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Man charged with vandalism of Kingsport church property

Man charged with vandalism of Kingsport church property

October 28th, 2013 2:12 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 7 p.m., dispatch was alerted to a suspicious man in the area. A police report says a witness spotted the individual "throw a water hose over a fence at the back of the church," then heard glass breaking.

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VSP continue investigating fatal shooting of robbery suspect

VSP continue investigating fatal shooting of robbery suspect

October 28th, 2013 12:28 pm by Stephen Igo

A formal investigation continues by the Virginia State Police into a Giles County shootout between a robbery suspect and police officers that fatally wounded the suspect on Saturday.

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