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Girl who took on transplant rules gets new lungs

Girl who took on transplant rules gets new lungs

June 13th, 2013 10:30 am by KEITH COLLINS and MALCOLM RITTER, Associated Press

A 10-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis was recovering from a transplant of adult lungs after a judge's ruling expanded her options for lifesaving surgery.

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Pair killed on way to Bonnaroo after 10-vehicle accident

June 13th, 2013 9:20 am by Staff Report

Numerous state agencies, local law enforcement officials and emergency first responders responded to the scene of a deadly crash that occurred during the early morning hours Thursday in Rutherford County, where two people have died.

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UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning, flood advisory in effect for SW Va., NE Tenn.

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning, flood advisory in effect for SW Va., NE Tenn.

June 13th, 2013 9:10 am by Wes Bunch

A severe thunderstorm warning has now been issued for most of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia due to powerful storms moving through the region.

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School board member/ex-officer indicted by Unicoi grand jury

June 13th, 2013 7:47 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

ERWIN — A former Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department captain and current member of the Unicoi County Board of Education is facing several charges following his Monday indictment by a Unicoi County grand jury.

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Five Tennessee children deaths attributed to hot cars

June 13th, 2013 7:40 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is cautioning parents to never leave a child unattended in a car.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

June 13th, 2013 7:34 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, June 13.

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Sullivan commissioner favors special school districts

Sullivan commissioner favors special school districts

June 12th, 2013 10:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Pat Shull said Wednesday that he would like to see a plan to morph the current three school systems operating in the county — Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol — into three special school districts.

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Voice-operated dashboard technology still risky

Voice-operated dashboard technology still risky

June 12th, 2013 10:23 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dashboard technology that lets drivers text and email with voice commands — marketed as a safer alternative — actually is more distracting than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.

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Pa. girl’s double-lung transplant deemed success

Pa. girl’s double-lung transplant deemed success

June 12th, 2013 9:12 pm by Staff Report

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated underwent a successful double-lung transplant on Wednesday, the girl’s family said.

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Iran nuke policy ‘unchangeable’ no matter who wins election

Iran nuke policy ‘unchangeable’ no matter who wins election

June 12th, 2013 8:28 pm by Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Just hours after Iran’s presidential candidates bickered over nuclear policies during a televised debate, the country’s foreign minister stepped in with a comment of his own: Nothing will change regardless of the winner.

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