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Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

October 14th, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville mayoral candidate Bob Bennett has a lot to say about the town's sewer project, and none of it is good. Current Mayor Johnny Greer accuses Bennett of being the town's number one source of incorrect information and gossip about the project.

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US indexes slide; airlines, energy stocks drop

US indexes slide; airlines, energy stocks drop

October 13th, 2014 5:38 pm by Associated Press

The stock market couldn't shake off a case of the jitters from last week and closed sharply lower again on Monday. Many investors remain concerned that economic growth in Europe and Asia could be slowing.

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KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

October 13th, 2014 4:27 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in Sunday's armed robbery of a Kingsport convenience store is now in custody, with police saying he panicked upon spotting an officer on routine patrol, mistakenly believed his arrest was imminent and jumped a fence to try and hide.

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Wellmont announces another leadership change

Wellmont announces another leadership change

October 13th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Chief Operating Officer Tracey Moffatt has left and is being replaced by Eric Deaton, the health care provider announced on Monday. Last month, Wellmont CEO Denny DeNarvaez left her position.

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Hawkins County early voting begins Wednesday

Hawkins County early voting begins Wednesday

October 13th, 2014 11:52 am by J. H. Osborne

The Nov. 4 ballot includes various state and federal offices, in addition to four proposed amendments to the Tennessee State Constitution.

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Poll: Many insured struggle with medical bills

Poll: Many insured struggle with medical bills

October 13th, 2014 11:29 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press

Overall, 1 in 4 privately insured U.S. adults say they don't have much confidence in their ability to pay for a major, unexpected medical expense.

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Drivers identified in fatal Bluff City crash

Drivers identified in fatal Bluff City crash

October 13th, 2014 9:44 am by Staff reports

Police have released the names of drivers involved in a Saturday morning wreck along Highway 11-E, reporting that an 80-year-old Jonesborough man was killed.

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Shared passage: Mother, daughter battled breast cancer together

Shared passage: Mother, daughter battled breast cancer together

October 13th, 2014 8:29 am by Marci Gore

Tammy Quillen was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was just 36. Only three months after her own diagnosis, her 59-year-old mother, Juanita Gilliam, was also diagnosed with the disease.

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Lawsuit filed over Tenn. child's surname

Lawsuit filed over Tenn. child's surname

October 13th, 2014 8:13 am by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports Brentwood parents Carl Abramson and Kimberly Sarubbi kept their own last names after getting married and decided their child should have a combination of their names: Sabr.

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Kurds describe fierce battles on streets of Kobani

Kurds describe fierce battles on streets of Kobani

October 12th, 2014 8:59 pm by Associated Press

The shells were already roaring down on the Kurdish fighters from the hill above Kobani when more than 30 Islamic State militants backed by snipers and pickups mounted with heavy machine guns began their assault across the dusty fields.

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