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Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

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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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Cardinals, Twins split doubleheader

Cardinals, Twins split doubleheader

July 27th, 2015 10:16 pm by Dave Ongie

The Cardinals topped the Twins 4-0 in the opener on Monday night, but Elizabethton bounced back to win the nightcap 4-1.

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Unicoi County Commission OK budget with no tax hike; increases employee insurance rates

Unicoi County Commission OK budget with no tax hike; increases employee insurance rates

July 27th, 2015 10:08 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi County Commission on Monday approved a final budget resolution for fiscal year 2015-16 without a property tax increase but not without the disappointment of county employees faced with an more than $850 monthly increase in their family insuranc

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Police say driver had nine charges of failure to appear pending

Police say driver had nine charges of failure to appear pending

July 27th, 2015 9:52 pm by John Thompson

A driver who was involved in a single-car crash in the 1200 Block of the Milligan Highway on Friday afternoon was arrested after officers discovered he had nine previous charges of failing to appear in court to answer citations.

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Erwin teen charged with vandalism over $10,000

Erwin teen charged with vandalism over $10,000

July 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by John Thompson

Austin Michael Brady, 19, 1125 Rock Creek Park, Erwin, was arrested Friday by the Carter County Sheriff's Department on charges of vandalism over $10,000 and theft over $1,000.

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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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