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One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

June 26th, 2014 2:45 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police on Thursday were questioning four males in connection with a North Knoxville shooting that left a man dead and two others wounded.

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Man charged in several burglary cases involving firearms in Carter Co.

Man charged in several burglary cases involving firearms in Carter Co.

June 26th, 2014 2:40 pm by John Thompson

An investigation by the Carter County Sheriff's Department into the burglary of a Blue Springs gun shop has not only led to arrests of suspects in that case, but arrests in two other burglaries involving stolen firearms.

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Winning and losing on the bocce ball court

Winning and losing on the bocce ball court

June 26th, 2014 2:02 pm by Tony Casey

I'm not an expert on bocce, but I promise you I'm willing to learn.

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Independence Day to be celebrated over weekend at Sycamore Shoals

Independence Day to be celebrated over weekend at Sycamore Shoals

June 26th, 2014 1:48 pm by John Thompson

Independence Day will be celebrated a few days early at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area. This weekend, re-enactors at the fort will celebrate the events of 1776, including a re-creation of the news being brought to the frontier on horseback.

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AP: Former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dead at 88

AP: Former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dead at 88

June 26th, 2014 1:48 pm by Associated Press

Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., a moderate Republican known as the politician who inquired what President Richard Nixon knew during the 1973 Senate Watergate hearings, has died. He was 88.

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Melungeon gathering to take place in Southwest Virginia

Melungeon gathering to take place in Southwest Virginia

June 26th, 2014 1:44 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Perhaps no group of people in the Appalachia have sparked as many stories, legends and folk tales as the Melungeons.

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They'll be talkin' about the railroad all the livelong day

They'll be talkin' about the railroad all the livelong day

June 26th, 2014 1:32 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

East Tennessee State University will be hosting the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Historical Society at the George L. Carter Railroad Museum on Saturday.

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Convicted East Tennessee sex offender accused of brutally raping 24-year-old woman

Convicted East Tennessee sex offender accused of brutally raping 24-year-old woman

June 26th, 2014 1:16 pm by David Cobb, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The man accused is behind bars with a $250,000 bond awaiting a July 1 court date that will be the latest chapter in his long history of local run-ins with the law.

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Chillin'

June 26th, 2014 11:34 am by Staff Report

Homer, the rescue pup

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'Immediate danger': Knoxville College dorm will remain closed

'Immediate danger': Knoxville College dorm will remain closed

June 26th, 2014 11:14 am by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Students at Knoxville College lived in a deteriorating dormitory with exposed asbestos, no heat, and broken sprinkler and fire systems until city officials forced the school to close the building in December, public records show.

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