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Market rises: less on Fed chatter, more on economy

Market rises: less on Fed chatter, more on economy

June 25th, 2013 9:11 pm by CHRISTINA REXRODE, AP Business Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street got back to focusing on the economy instead of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, sending stocks higher.

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Court seals documents in death near Patriot TE Hernandez's home

Court seals documents in death near Patriot TE Hernandez's home

June 25th, 2013 7:41 pm by Associated Press

A Massachusetts court said Tuesday it has sealed documents related to the killing of a semi-pro football player found dead a mile from the home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

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Search under way after inmate escapes at Wise County courthouse

Search under way after inmate escapes at Wise County courthouse

June 25th, 2013 7:36 pm by Wes Bunch

A search is under way in Southwest Virginia for an inmate who reportedly escaped police custody Tuesday afternoon at the Wise County courthouse.

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Johnson City police arrest woman after human trafficking complaint

Johnson City police arrest woman after human trafficking complaint

June 25th, 2013 3:34 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two teenage girls from Bristol, Va., told police “they were told if they wanted to make some money ... they could do so by being tricked out,” according to a police report.

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Kingsport denies records request in alderman's arrest

Kingsport denies records request in alderman's arrest

June 25th, 2013 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

The Times-News filed a request with the city for any audio and video records that exist of the June 2 incident. A denial letter states the records are "deemed confidential" while citing Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure.

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Eastman receives DOD award for support of citizen soldiers

Eastman receives DOD award for support of citizen soldiers

June 25th, 2013 2:33 pm by Hank Hayes

A review board comprised of military and civilian leaders selected 30 finalists from almost 3,000 nominations, and a national selection board of senior Department of Defense officials, business leaders and prior awardees selected winning employers.

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Black bear scales 10-foot fence to visit Knoxville Zoo

June 25th, 2013 11:46 am by Amy McCray, Knoxville News Sentinel

While zoos are always alert to keep their exotic animals safely inside their habitats, they rarely experience a wild animal the size of a bear wanting to get inside their boundaries.

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Scott County authorities drop rape charge after woman recants accusations

Scott County authorities drop rape charge after woman recants accusations

June 25th, 2013 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Church Hill man who was arrested last week for rape had his charges dismissed Tuesday during an appearance in Scott County General District Court after the alleged victim in the case recanted statements she gave to authorities.

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Police: Meth operation found at tent in Sullivan County

Police: Meth operation found at tent in Sullivan County

June 25th, 2013 9:31 am by Rain Smith

Two people have been arrested after the alleged discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a tent along the northern most part of Sullivan County.

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Johnson City police: Man waved to engineer, conductor before being killed by train

Johnson City police: Man waved to engineer, conductor before being killed by train

June 25th, 2013 7:46 am by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

A man killed by a train near West Market Street was sitting near the tracks and waved to the engineer before he was struck.

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