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Off the Wall News: Woman wants daughter's name to be Awesome

Off the Wall News: Woman wants daughter's name to be Awesome

June 10th, 2014 4:16 pm by Associated Press

Her older brother wanted her first name to be Danger, something Mom vetoed.

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Cause unknown in fire that shut down Erwin mental health center

Cause unknown in fire that shut down Erwin mental health center

June 10th, 2014 3:48 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin Fire Chief James Bailey said it appeared the fire had started in the building's attic area, and smoke had traveled down.

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Update: Slain Oregon student identified

Update: Slain Oregon student identified

June 10th, 2014 3:11 pm by NIGEL DUARA and JONATHAN COOPER, Associated Press

Students were eventually led from the school with hands on their heads. Parents and students were reunited in a supermarket parking lot.

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House votes to ensure speedier care for U.S. vets

House votes to ensure speedier care for U.S. vets

June 10th, 2014 2:54 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

The 421-0 vote was Congress' strongest response yet to the outcry over backlogs and falsified data at the beleaguered agency.

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Officials: Man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

Officials: Man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

June 10th, 2014 2:26 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A Tennessee man was charged over the weekend with dismembering the body of a woman and eating part of her corpse in a bizarre case that's perplexing to even law enforcement in a small pastoral town.

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Tennessee woman facing more animal cruelty charges after starving dogs found in barn

Tennessee woman facing more animal cruelty charges after starving dogs found in barn

June 10th, 2014 2:15 pm by Associated Press

Thirty-nine dogs were found living in a barn, and the conditions of eight led to the additional charges.

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Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

June 10th, 2014 2:09 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The crash occurred near mile marker 64 in Kingsport about 2 p.m. Monday.

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Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

June 10th, 2014 2:00 pm by Tony Casey

A Johnson City Police Department officer responded to a sinkhole in a driveway next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille Tuesday at around 1:30 p.m.

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Update: 5 killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan were U.S. special ops

Update: 5 killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan were U.S. special ops

June 10th, 2014 1:50 pm by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

A military statement said all five soldiers died on Monday but did not give further details.

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Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch

Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch - VIDEO

June 10th, 2014 12:19 pm by Nathan Baker

In response to a nationwide audit of the Veterans Affairs medical system, leaders of the Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City said wait times for some local patients need improvement, but said the facility has not been implicated in wrongdoing

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