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Administrator convicted of not reporting sex case at Sullivan Co. children's home

Administrator convicted of not reporting sex case at Sullivan Co. children's home

January 14th, 2015 2:05 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The action stemmed from an investigation launched in May 2013 at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home.

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Boko Haram increases attacks and takes more territory, complicating upcoming Nigerian elections

Boko Haram increases attacks and takes more territory, complicating upcoming Nigerian elections

January 14th, 2015 1:48 pm by MICHELLE FAUL. Associated Press

The group, which wants to impose Shariah across the country and is increasing its territory under a self-proclaimed Islamic caliphate, recently massacred hundreds of civilians, with death toll estimates ranging up to 2,000.

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Kingsport police keeping quiet on shooting motives despite death of offender

Kingsport police keeping quiet on shooting motives despite death of offender

January 14th, 2015 12:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though their suspect has committed suicide, Kingsport police are handling the fatal shooting of a city teen like an ongoing investigation to present to a jury, meaning the release of specifics to the public is not imminent.

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House votes to undo Obama immigration policies

House votes to undo Obama immigration policies

January 14th, 2015 12:10 pm by Erica Werner, Associated Press

In an assault on one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities, House Republicans approved measures Wednesday that would overturn his immigration actions and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as children.

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No leak found in U.S. side of International Space Station; work returns to normal

No leak found in U.S. side of International Space Station; work returns to normal

January 14th, 2015 11:42 am by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA evacuated astronauts from its side of the International Space Station on Wednesday after an alarm indicated a possible toxic leak. Officials later said a false sensor reading or computer problem likely set off the alarm, rather than an actual leak of

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GOP leader says Tennessee lawmakers will approve VW incentives

GOP leader says Tennessee lawmakers will approve VW incentives

January 14th, 2015 10:12 am by Associated Press

A top Republican in the Tennessee General Assembly says he expects his colleagues to approve the state share of a $300 million incentive package for Volkswagen despite misgivings about the role of the United Auto Workers union at the German automaker's pl

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Morristown man wins big in state lottery

Morristown man wins big in state lottery

January 14th, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

A Morristown man is the Tennessee Lottery's newest million-dollar winner.

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Model Americans: Elizabethton Elks Lodge donates small-scale kits to make large impact for veterans

Model Americans: Elizabethton Elks Lodge donates small-scale kits to make large impact for veterans

January 14th, 2015 9:57 am by John Thompson

On Tuesday morning, Elizabethton Elks Lodge 1847 members brought more than 118 scale model kits, paints and glue to the VA's crafts room to help keep veterans occupied during their stays.

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Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

January 14th, 2015 9:39 am by John Thompson

After being closed for several weeks for extensive cleaning and renovation, the Carter County General Sessions Courtroom has reopened.

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