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Video shows slaying of British aid worker

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

September 13th, 2014 10:26 pm by ZEINA KARAM and SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."

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Sports
Nydahl hoping for two titles

Nydahl hoping for two titles

September 13th, 2014 10:01 pm by Joe Avento

Amy Nydahl will accept at least one U.S. Title Series championship in Johnson City on Sunday. She's hoping for two.

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Sports
Big day for Yoder

Big day for Yoder

September 13th, 2014 10:00 pm by Joe Avento

Spectators and boat racers alike had a good time at the Winged Deer Quake on the Lake, but nobody enjoyed themselves more than Ike Yoder.

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Sports High schools
'Toppers defense as impressive as offense in shutout

'Toppers defense as impressive as offense in shutout

September 13th, 2014 9:58 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill's defense was as impressive as its offense while shutting out Morristown West on Friday, and the unit is likely to continue making strides as linebacker Trey Sutton's health improves.

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Looks like 'Dogs, 'Landers headed for showdown

Looks like 'Dogs, 'Landers headed for showdown

September 13th, 2014 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Sure, it's just four weeks into the season and the teams have played only one conference game. Still in the three Region 1 conferences, familiar names have started to separate themselves from the rest of the pack.

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Crime Local News
Police: Man threatened group with knife after groping woman

Police: Man threatened group with knife after groping woman

September 13th, 2014 6:43 pm by Staff Report

Police said an Erwin man was arrested after he brandished a knife during a fight that began when he molested a woman.

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Crime
Police: Traffic stop results in drug charges for city man

Police: Traffic stop results in drug charges for city man

September 13th, 2014 4:51 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on drug charges after he was stopped for driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

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News Local News Education
Carter board picks Barnett as chairman

Carter board picks Barnett as chairman

September 13th, 2014 7:55 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Board of Education has a new chairman.

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News Local News
Bluff City BMA devolves into shouting match between mayor and city manager (includes audio)

Bluff City BMA devolves into shouting match between mayor and city manager (includes audio)

September 13th, 2014 7:43 am by NICK SHEPHERD - NET News Service

What started as a normal meeting of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Alderman devolved into a shouting match between the city manager and the mayor and saw a number of attendees thrown out by police.

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Sports High schools
Hampton rallies for win over Happy Valley

Hampton rallies for win over Happy Valley

September 12th, 2014 11:54 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Facing 3rd and seven with less than a minute to go, Hampton junior QB Coby Jones hit Dylan Ford on a 55-yard pass and, one play later, ran in a four-yard score as the Bulldogs came from behind to beat Happy Valley 28-21.

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