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Tenn. official equates complaints about water quality  with terrorism

Tenn. official equates complaints about water quality with terrorism

June 21st, 2013 7:13 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The comments came at a meeting between Department of Environment and Conservation officials and Mount Pleasant residents who are members of Statewide Organizing for Community Empowerment.

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Spill the beans on Paula Deen: Share your thoughts on what's stirrin' with the celebrity cook

Spill the beans on Paula Deen: Share your thoughts on what's stirrin' with the celebrity cook

June 21st, 2013 5:09 pm by RUSS BYNUM,Associated Press

The Food Network said Friday it's dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted a videotaped apology online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.

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WHO study: Third of women suffer domestic violence

WHO study: Third of women suffer domestic violence

June 21st, 2013 12:00 am by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, called it “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and other experts said screening for domestic violence should be added to all levels of health care.

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Perry touts Texas, Tennessee leadership at Sullivan Reagan Day dinner

Perry touts Texas, Tennessee leadership at Sullivan Reagan Day dinner

June 20th, 2013 11:05 pm by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. — States like Texas and Tennessee are winning the job creation battle because their elected leaders promote conservative principles, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a Sullivan County Republican Party Reagan Day dinner Thursday night.

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Could Paula Deen’s words bring down her empire?

Could Paula Deen’s words bring down her empire?

June 20th, 2013 7:15 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Georgia store on Thursday.

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Christian group apologizes for attempts to turn gays straight

Christian group apologizes for attempts to turn gays straight

June 20th, 2013 6:24 pm by Associated Press

The leader of Exodus International, a Christian ministry that worked to help people repress same-sex attraction, has apologized to the gay community for inflicting “years of undue suffering.”

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Police seek info on missing Scott County teen

Police seek info on missing Scott County teen

June 20th, 2013 5:28 pm by Rain Smith

Cody Lyn Collins, 19, was last seen in Weber City, Va. The Scott County Sheriff's Office says he's approximately 6 feet 2 inches and 175 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes.

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Hawkins man allegedly fires gun toward family members, including child

Hawkins man allegedly fires gun toward family members, including child

June 20th, 2013 4:57 pm by Rain Smith

A Church Hill man has been arrested for allegedly firing a gun at the occupied porch of his mother-in-law — also his next door neighbor — during an altercation with her boyfriend.

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Panty raid: Employee busts woman stealing $900 worth of undies

Panty raid: Employee busts woman stealing $900 worth of undies

June 20th, 2013 3:25 pm by Rain Smith

An officer was dispatched to Belk in the Kingsport Town Center. Loss prevention had a woman in custody, saying that she had earlier purchased items in the store.

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Judge denies motion to dismiss misconduct charges against ex-Unicoi Co. sheriff Harris

Judge denies motion to dismiss misconduct charges against ex-Unicoi Co. sheriff Harris

June 20th, 2013 2:28 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

According to an order from Senior Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood filed Thursday morning in Unicoi County Criminal Court, a motion previously filed by Harris' defense attorney Jim Bowman has been denied.

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