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Day of Caring

Day of Caring

June 20th, 2013 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Eastman Credit Union volunteers planted flowers in 64 flower boxes at Robert E. Lee Apartments as part of the United Way’s Week of Caring.

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KPD files no charges against man shot in standoff

KPD files no charges against man shot in standoff

June 20th, 2013 1:09 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have filed no charges against a man who allegedly attempted to flee officers as they served warrants for his arrest, igniting a standoff that ended when he was shot in the abdomen after making "threatening gestures."

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Knoxville bank robber says he was family man before pills

Knoxville bank robber says he was family man before pills

June 20th, 2013 12:53 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man being sentenced on a bank robbery conviction says he was a law-abiding citizen who took care of his family before becoming a pain pill addict.

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JC man faces multiple charges after allegedly street racing on motorcycle

JC man faces multiple charges after allegedly street racing on motorcycle

June 20th, 2013 8:21 am by NET News Service

According to the report, a Johnson City police officer saw two motorcycles speeding on West State of Franklin Road traveling eastbound and when the officer tried to stop the motorcycles, the lead motorcycle turned onto Sevier Street.

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Christian legal group complains about Tenn. professor's gay rights assignment

Christian legal group complains about Tenn. professor's gay rights assignment

June 20th, 2013 8:02 am by Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Columbia State Community College officials say they're investigating a professor's assignment about gay rights.

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Knox parents charged in shooting death of 6-month-old girl

Knox parents charged in shooting death of 6-month-old girl

June 20th, 2013 7:53 am by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

A 6-month-old girl was fatally shot in the midst of a domestic dispute between her parents at their South Knox County home Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

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James Gandolfini: He let his characters star

James Gandolfini: He let his characters star

June 20th, 2013 7:43 am by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

James Gandolfini would have hated all this fuss. He was an actor who shrank from attention for anything but the roles he brought to life. No false modesty. He simply did his best to remain a private citizen behind his public characters.

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Compromise among senators eyed on border security

Compromise among senators eyed on border security

June 19th, 2013 11:11 pm by Associated Press

Under the emerging compromise, the government would grant legal status to immigrants living in the United States unlawfully at the same time the additional security was being put into place.

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Former TWA Flight 800 investigators want new probe

Former TWA Flight 800 investigators want new probe

June 19th, 2013 10:35 pm by Associated Press

Former investigators are pushing to reopen the probe into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of New York, saying new evidence points to the often-discounted theory that a missile strike may have downed the jumbo jet.

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Baked Alaska: Unusual heat wave hits 49th state

Baked Alaska: Unusual heat wave hits 49th state

June 19th, 2013 10:23 pm by Associated Press

A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.

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