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40 homes affected by tornado, one was destroyed

July 29th, 2014 12:43 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County EMA Director Nes Levotch said there were no monetary figures on damage yet.

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Traffic jam relief: Erwin railroad overpass project gaining steam

Traffic jam relief: Erwin railroad overpass project gaining steam

July 29th, 2014 11:59 am by Brad Hicks

The bridge portion of the long-awaited railroad overpass project in Erwin is nearly in place, giving residents a clearer idea of the shape the project will take once it is complete.

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Manhunt: Murder suspect sought after 1 killed in Kingsport shooting, 2nd victim critical

Manhunt: Murder suspect sought after 1 killed in Kingsport shooting, 2nd victim critical

July 29th, 2014 11:38 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Monday night shooting in Kingsport has left one man dead and another in critical condition, with police saying a suspect has been identified but not yet located.

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WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

July 28th, 2014 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners approved a resolution Monday in support of "Amendment One," a change to Tennessee's Constitution that would insert language empowering the General Assembly to enact, amend or repeal state statutes regarding abortion, includ

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Off the Wall News Minor league GM gets prostate exam while fans watch

Off the Wall News Minor league GM gets prostate exam while fans watch

July 29th, 2014 4:47 pm by Associated Press

Now that's a 7th inning stretch.

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Calhoun Reunion

July 29th, 2014 4:30 pm by Henry Calhoun

"We are family."

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

July 29th, 2014 3:30 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Boehner rules out Obama impeachment as Democrats cash in on threat

Boehner rules out Obama impeachment as Democrats cash in on threat

July 29th, 2014 2:53 pm by Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

"We have no plans to impeach the president" - House Speaker John Boehner.

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Fulmer likes ETSU's football future, SoCon rivalry with UT Chattanooga

Fulmer likes ETSU's football future, SoCon rivalry with UT Chattanooga

July 29th, 2014 2:33 pm by Mark Wiedmer, Times Free Press

He's still deeply involved with the sport as a paid consultant to East Tennessee State as the Buccaneers revive their football program and return to the Southern Conference.

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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

July 29th, 2014 2:12 pm by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

The settlement includes a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

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Oak Ridge lab cancels class intended to curb southern drawls

Oak Ridge lab cancels class intended to curb southern drawls

July 29th, 2014 1:57 pm by Associated Press

The move comes after some employees complained about the course.

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