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Carter Co. man wounded while watching neighbors shooting in target practice

Carter Co. man wounded while watching neighbors shooting in target practice

November 15th, 2013 2:59 pm by John Thompson

The incident on Dugger Branch Road shortly after noon Thursday.

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News Regional & National
House OKs coverage plans short of Obamacare rules

House OKs coverage plans short of Obamacare rules

November 15th, 2013 2:30 pm by Associated Press

The vote was 261-157, and came after GOP lawmakers said the bill would ease the plight of millions of consumers reeling from cancellation notices.

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Crime
Police: Tips lead to charges against 2 in Walmart theft case

Police: Tips lead to charges against 2 in Walmart theft case

November 15th, 2013 1:47 pm by Staff Report

A surveillance image released to local media helped Elizabethton police issue charges in a Walmart theft case on Thursday.

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Entertainment Education
Science Hill Percussion Ensemble drums up worldwide honor

Science Hill Percussion Ensemble drums up worldwide honor

November 15th, 2013 11:44 am by Brad Hicks

The ensemble is one of only a pair of high school percussion ensembles in the world to be selected to take the stage for a showcase concert at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention held in Indianapolis.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Couple gives back adopted son after 9 years

Off the Wall News: Couple gives back adopted son after 9 years

November 15th, 2013 11:00 am by Associated Press

The couple had raised the child since infancy.

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Judge: Blood alcohol test can be used in case from fatal Telford crash

Judge: Blood alcohol test can be used in case from fatal Telford crash

November 15th, 2013 10:25 am by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp ruled against a motion to have a blood sample tossed out in the case against Brandon Lee Pickering.

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News Crime
Former Scoutmaster, corrections officer sentenced for child sex crimes

Former Scoutmaster, corrections officer sentenced for child sex crimes

November 15th, 2013 9:47 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Randy Hass, 48, of Kingsport, was sentenced Thursday afternoon.

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Opinion
Lack of reason

Lack of reason

November 15th, 2013 9:37 am by Staff Report

In Thomas Sowell’s column of Nov. 10, he argues against the Affordable Care Act because it supports preventive medicine in including payment for annual check-ups.

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Opinion
Cover your load before hitting road

Cover your load before hitting road

November 15th, 2013 9:35 am by Staff Report

As we’ve noted before, it’s become common to see cardboard, brush and garbage blown or jostled from the bed of a moving truck.

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