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Downtown barber shop burglarized

Downtown barber shop burglarized

November 6th, 2014 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Nick Lawson, who has operated at the location for 54 years, arrived to discover someone had forced entry into the business, taking cash and coins.

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Teens charged in Sullivan vandalism spree

Teens charged in Sullivan vandalism spree

November 6th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

Police said more than a dozen reports had been filed by victims, with glass bottles thrown through windows of homes and businesses. Damages at each site ran from $300 to $1,000.

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'Tired' pedestrian snatches bike

'Tired' pedestrian snatches bike

November 6th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

Ten minutes after police talked to a man who was allegedly riding his cousin's bicycle, a nearby resident called dispatch to report a theft from her yard.

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Special delivery: 90-year-old paper carrier likes to keep busy

Special delivery: 90-year-old paper carrier likes to keep busy

November 6th, 2014 12:41 pm by Marci Gore

Elsie Whistine ran a daycare in her home, caring for 15 or so children a day, for more than 35 years. In 1989 at the age of 64 — the age when many are considering retiring — she decided to start delivering newspapers.

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Haslam announces Richard Rhoda to retire

Haslam announces Richard Rhoda to retire

November 6th, 2014 10:43 am by Staff reports

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam this week announced that Richard G. Rhoda, the executive director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation , will retire at the end of the year.

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Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

November 6th, 2014 7:34 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

For anyone expecting postelection contrition at the White House or vows to change course after a disastrous election for Democrats, President Barack Obama had one message Wednesday: Think again.

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Activist, 90, cited again for feeding homeless

Activist, 90, cited again for feeding homeless

November 6th, 2014 7:09 am by By Mike Clary, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

Many of the homeless who showed up have been coming to South Beach Park for years to dine on the fare Arnold Abbott produces at a culinary school he founded. "It's the best food I've ever had on the street," stated one woman.

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NET, SW Va. not immune to scourge of  sex trafficking

NET, SW Va. not immune to scourge of sex trafficking

November 5th, 2014 11:18 pm by Nick Shepherd

Imagine being a young girl from an impoverished town in Mexico when your parents get a call one day. It's from a person they trust, a person in America.

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TDOT plans  to shut down I-26 at Gray this weekend

TDOT plans to shut down I-26 at Gray this weekend

November 5th, 2014 11:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

Interstate 26 traffic headed toward Johnson City will be detoured north on Interstate 81 to State Route 36 to State Route 354 (Boones Creek Road).

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Dutch to public: Don't pee on the royal palace

Dutch to public: Don't pee on the royal palace

November 5th, 2014 10:48 pm by Associated Press

The Dutch royal family uses the stately structure in downtown Amsterdam as a working palace, not a residence. But the building's dark arches provide a favored spot for urination, often at night, out of sight of police who regularly patrol the area.

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