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Crime
Ex-employee gets plea deal after stealing phones from Johnson City cellular company

Ex-employee gets plea deal after stealing phones from Johnson City cellular company

May 14th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Jill Rogers, 46, was originally charged with theft over $60,000 but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of theft over $10,000.

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News Regional & National
Update: 274 dead in Turkey's worst-ever mine disaster

Update: 274 dead in Turkey's worst-ever mine disaster

May 14th, 2014 3:45 pm by DESMOND BUTLER and SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz says the death toll in a coal mining accident has reached 274, making it the country's worst mining disaster ever.

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News Regional & National
Judge refuses to stay Idaho same-sex marriages

Judge refuses to stay Idaho same-sex marriages

May 14th, 2014 1:56 pm by Associated Press

A federal magistrate judge has refused to put gay marriages on hold in Idaho pending an appeal from the state's governor.

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Crime
Cigarette butt leads to arrest in Bristol Taco Bell robbery

Cigarette butt leads to arrest in Bristol Taco Bell robbery

May 14th, 2014 1:15 pm by Staff Report

A Bluff City man was charged with aggravated robbery.

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News Local News Election 2014
Ford, Mathes still weighing options in post-primary strategies

Ford, Mathes still weighing options in post-primary strategies

May 14th, 2014 12:56 pm by John Thompson

"I have had overwhelming support (to run as a write-in candidate) and I am strongly leaning in that direction, but I haven't made a final decision yet" - Sheriff Chris Mathes.

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Your Turn: Should children be working on family tobacco farms?

Your Turn: Should children be working on family tobacco farms?

May 14th, 2014 12:37 pm by Associated Press

An international rights group is pushing the federal government and the tobacco industry to take further steps to protect children working on U.S. tobacco farms.

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Photos Education Outdoors Erwin
Boat-O-Rama! Unicoi Co. high school students learn about life on the lake - VIDEO

Boat-O-Rama! Unicoi Co. high school students learn about life on the lake - VIDEO

May 14th, 2014 12:14 pm by Tony Casey

Seniors had their yearly senior picnic at Winged Deer Park and were given the opportunity to tour the lake all the way to the Tennessee Valley Authority's dam and back.

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Off the Wall News
Wind sends bounce house 50 feet in air, 2 boys fall out

Wind sends bounce house 50 feet in air, 2 boys fall out

May 14th, 2014 7:43 am by Associated Press

It wasn't the first time children have been injured in a runaway bounce house.

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News Regional & National
2 more charged with murder of Tennessee couple

2 more charged with murder of Tennessee couple

May 14th, 2014 7:21 am by Associated Press

The couple's bodies were found by their 7-year-old daughter, who called 911.

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Pedophile teacher: 1 of 10 Things to Know today from across the nation and around the world

Pedophile teacher: 1 of 10 Things to Know today from across the nation and around the world

May 14th, 2014 6:58 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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