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Police: Tennessee man killed daughter, son before turning gun on self

Police: Tennessee man killed daughter, son before turning gun on self

August 16th, 2014 3:01 pm by Associated Press

Memphis police say a man shot and killed his 6-year-old daughter and his 24-year-old son before turning the gun on himself during a domestic dispute.

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Update: Sheriff says missing woman located

Update: Sheriff says missing woman located

August 16th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

A Roan Mountain woman who was missing since Friday afternoon has been located, authorities said.

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Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

August 16th, 2014 1:55 pm by JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies.

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'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam

'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam

August 16th, 2014 1:51 pm by DIAA HADID and SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press

Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants.

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TBI looks into missing money from Unicoi Co. Jail

TBI looks into missing money from Unicoi Co. Jail

August 15th, 2014 9:48 pm by Brad Hicks

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials confirmed Friday that the agency is investigating the report of missing funds from the Unicoi County Jail.

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Good Samaritan Ministries preps for Piney Flats opening

Good Samaritan Ministries preps for Piney Flats opening

August 15th, 2014 9:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A crowd of more than 70 Good Samaritan Ministries' supporters gathered at the ministry's new social services and veterans employment training center in Piney Flats Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony, tours and a lunch to celebrate the facility's launch.

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Snail mail? Post office consolidation creates conundrum for local merchant

Snail mail? Post office consolidation creates conundrum for local merchant

August 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City business owner says "Better late than never" isn't cutting it when it comes to mail delivery.

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Red, white, blush could accompany red, white, blue on Election Day

Red, white, blush could accompany red, white, blue on Election Day

August 15th, 2014 9:21 pm by Nathan Baker

Residents of Johnson City and Elizabethton will join those of most other Northeast Tennessee municipalities in November in voting to decide whether wine can be sold in supermarkets, convenience stores and big-box retailers.

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Grandview lets eagle soar at special assembly

Grandview lets eagle soar at special assembly

August 15th, 2014 9:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Almost two weeks into this school year, one Washington County school hosted a special event to help its students' school spirit soar.

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ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

August 15th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Report

It's probably not hard to believe that what East Tennessee State University's Dr. Brad DeWeese remembers most about working with the late Robin Williams in the movie "Patch Adams" was that he was a comedian both when the cameras were and weren't rolling.

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