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East Tennessee shootout: 73-year-old man injured exchanging gunfire with alleged burglars

East Tennessee shootout: 73-year-old man injured exchanging gunfire with alleged burglars

June 16th, 2014 4:22 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

He sustained a 12-gauge shotgun blast to his face, shattering his jaw.

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Elizabethton man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

Elizabethton man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

June 16th, 2014 2:59 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A U-Haul truck reportedly stolen from Arizona was located in Kingsport over the weekend in the possession of an Elizabethton man, along with six counterfeit checks totaling more than $12,000, according to a police report.

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Supreme Court says feds can stop 'straw' gun purchases

Supreme Court says feds can stop 'straw' gun purchases

June 16th, 2014 2:54 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The justices ruled 5-4 that the law applied to a Virginia man who bought a gun with the intention of transferring it to his uncle in Pennsylvania - even though the uncle is not prohibited from owning firearms.

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Off the Wall News: Nielsen throws out family that cheated system

Off the Wall News: Nielsen throws out family that cheated system

June 16th, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

An employee of KSCA radio station had misrepresented himself to become part of Nielsen's sample audience.

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Sports Regional & National
Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging 'Mr. Padre,' dies at 54

Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging 'Mr. Padre,' dies at 54

June 16th, 2014 2:21 pm by BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer

In a rarity in pro sports, Gwynn played his whole career with the Padres, choosing to stay rather than leaving for bigger paychecks elsewhere.

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Snacking moth

June 16th, 2014 2:08 pm by Roy Walls

Sipping nectar

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Update: Rollover crash reported on I-26 in Gray

Update: Rollover crash reported on I-26 in Gray

June 16th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

Police and emergency services crews were responding to a rollover crash with injuries near the Gray exit on Interstate 26 this afternoon.

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Roe launches re-election campaign

Roe launches re-election campaign

June 16th, 2014 12:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

"When you re-elected me two years ago, you did so with a clear message: stop the spending, stop the expansion of government into our private lives" - U.S. Rep Phil Roe.

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Update: Fight at Furnace Road residence lands one man in hospital, another behind bars

Update: Fight at Furnace Road residence lands one man in hospital, another behind bars

June 16th, 2014 11:37 am by Becky Campbell

Officers reportedly found victim unconscious and bleeding from a knife wound in his abdomen.

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QR code headstone keeps memory alive

QR code headstone keeps memory alive

June 16th, 2014 10:05 am by By Sarah De Crescenzo, Orange County Register (MCT)

Wife will use QR code on husband's grave marker to help toddler son remember his father.

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