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Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

July 27th, 2015 9:48 pm by Dylan Chesser

Staying cool under unimaginable circumstances made all the difference for Marine Staff Sgt. Chase Estep as a killer opened fire at the U.S. Naval Reserve Center in Chattanooga nearly two weeks ago. Under attack on American soil, his training and leadershi

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Erwin passes first reading of 2015-16 budget, concerned citizens speak out

Erwin passes first reading of 2015-16 budget, concerned citizens speak out

July 27th, 2015 9:44 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen's first reading of an ordinance that would increase property taxes by 33 hits and slash funding for the police department, fire department and welfare and social services brought out a crowd Monday evening - and they

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Alleged U.S. flag burning caught on video in Bulls Gap

Alleged U.S. flag burning caught on video in Bulls Gap

July 27th, 2015 9:27 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County deputy recommended private prosecution against a Bulls Gap man who was caught on video Sunday allegedly attempting to light an American flag on fire.

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Chattanooga woman marries ISIS fighter, cheers for Marines shooter

Chattanooga woman marries ISIS fighter, cheers for Marines shooter

July 27th, 2015 9:23 pm by Joy Lukachick Smith, Times Free Press

After Ariel Bradley met a Muslim man online and moved to Sweden to marry him, most of her friends stopped hearing from her.

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NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

July 27th, 2015 9:18 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining - and will ultimately destroy - millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowd

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Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults

Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults

July 27th, 2015 9:07 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

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New leagues bring plenty of questions

New leagues bring plenty of questions

July 27th, 2015 8:30 pm by Douglas Fritz

One thing seems certain: Nobody really knows how these new leagues will play out.

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Cyclones thinking about immediate future

Cyclones thinking about immediate future - VIDEO

July 27th, 2015 8:28 pm by Douglas Fritz

With the home opener still five weeks away, the stadium seems to be calling for extra preparation to make 2015 a season to remember.

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Hilltoppers begin practice with a purpose

Hilltoppers begin practice with a purpose - VIDEO

July 27th, 2015 8:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

"We've gotten to a certain level, but we've challenged the kids. Are they happy where we're at, or do we want to go do something and get above that?" said head coach Stacy Carter.

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