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Schools scramble to help teens who crossed border

Schools scramble to help teens who crossed border

September 29th, 2014 3:36 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Unaccompanied minors who made up the summer spike at the border have moved to communities of all sizes, in nearly every state, Federal data indicates, to live with a relative and await immigration decisions.

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Johnson City Junior League

September 29th, 2014 3:14 pm by Michelle Weeks

Junior League enjoys a fall painting party

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Milligan Softball Showcase

September 29th, 2014 2:49 pm by Ron Dailey

The Milligan Softball Showcase was held at Winged Deer Park September 20-21.

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Toby Graduates!

September 29th, 2014 2:38 pm by Karin Orchard

Toby the Goldendoodle

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Dakota and her Papaw

September 29th, 2014 2:24 pm by Rick Johnson

Dakota at the V.A.

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Teen fatally shoots older brother in Southwest Virginia

Teen fatally shoots older brother in Southwest Virginia

September 29th, 2014 2:07 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

A 15-year old boy was in custody on Monday after allegedly shooting his 24-year old brother to death in Pound, according to Wise County Sheriff Ronnie Oakes.

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ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

September 29th, 2014 1:57 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

Overdraft fees also surged, rising on average over the past 12 months to $32.74. That's the 16th consecutive record high, the firm said.

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Zorak the Praying Mantis

September 29th, 2014 1:47 pm by Leslie Lipsius

A front porch visitor

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Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

September 29th, 2014 1:38 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such extremists.

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Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

September 29th, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were responding to a separate, unrelated domestic disturbance when a resident alerted them to an apartment that might be on fire.

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