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Storms blamed for 2 deaths sweep across the South

Storms blamed for 2 deaths sweep across the South

October 14th, 2014 9:48 am by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

The vast system, which claimed two lives Monday after spinning off tornadoes in Arkansas and Missouri, sent heavy thunderstorms across much of Georgia.

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Tenn. voters to decide on veterans gaming measure

Tenn. voters to decide on veterans gaming measure

October 14th, 2014 9:39 am by Associated Press

State law limits nonprofit gaming activities to raffles, reverse raffles, cakewalks and cakewheels. It does not authorize bingo, which was responsible for one of the darkest and bloodiest phases in Tennessee's political history.

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Storm front expected to bring high winds, flooding to region

Storm front expected to bring high winds, flooding to region

October 14th, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Report

According to the National Weather Service forecasting station in Morristown, Tenn., damaging winds will be the primary threat, while isolated tornadoes are also a possibility.

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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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