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5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

June 10th, 2014 7:23 am by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

If confirmed, it would be one of the most serious cases involving coalition-on-coalition friendly fire during the war.

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Police: Man arrested after wife claims he choked her

Police: Man arrested after wife claims he choked her

June 9th, 2014 11:10 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a city man on domestic assault charges after his wife accused him of choking her.

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Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

June 9th, 2014 10:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin has proposed, at minimum, a 33-cent property tax rate increase for city residents.

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Architect selected to set stage for Jackson Theatre renovations

Architect selected to set stage for Jackson Theatre renovations

June 9th, 2014 10:44 pm by Max Hrenda

Less than one month after announcing the purchase of the Jackson Theatre, the town of Jonesborough continued its work toward re-establishing the building in its historic downtown.

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MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

June 9th, 2014 10:38 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the region's largest health care providers announced that one of its community outreach centers will close at the end of this month.

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Man arrested after woman hospitalized with apparent stab wound

Man arrested after woman hospitalized with apparent stab wound

June 9th, 2014 10:33 pm by Max Hrenda

Police arrested a city man after a woman was taken to the hospital with what appeared to be a stab wound to her chest.

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Sports Douglas Fritz High schools
Colleges noticing local football talent

Colleges noticing local football talent

June 9th, 2014 7:05 pm by Douglas Fritz

Could 2014 be a banner year for high school football in Northeast Tennessee? If the college recruiting trail is any indication, the answer is a resounding yes.

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Mountain Home VA ranked 9th worst in nation for wait times

Mountain Home VA ranked 9th worst in nation for wait times

June 9th, 2014 4:20 pm by staff and wire reports

The audit addressed 731 VA hospitals and found that Mountain Home's new patients had a wait time of 67 days.

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UPDATE: One dead from Kingsport crash that closed I-81

UPDATE: One dead from Kingsport crash that closed I-81

June 9th, 2014 3:51 pm by NET News Service

A red 1992 Geo Tracker was northbound on Interstate 81 at mile marker 64.8 when for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered off the left side of the roadway into the median.

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Police look into ties between Vegas cop killers and Cliven Bundy

Police look into ties between Vegas cop killers and Cliven Bundy

June 9th, 2014 3:04 pm by MICHELLE RINDELS and MARTIN GRIFFITH, Associated Press

The killers placed a note, a yellow "Don't tread on me" flag and a swastika on the officers' bodies.

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