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Haslam says he was not told of unaccompanied minors

Haslam says he was not told of unaccompanied minors

July 26th, 2014 3:58 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam says in a letter to President Barack Obama that his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied minors in Tennessee.

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1 dead, 5 hurt in shooting in Knoxville

1 dead, 5 hurt in shooting in Knoxville

July 26th, 2014 3:50 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say one person was killed and five other people were injured in an early morning shooting in Knoxville.

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Hamas fires rockets on Israel, ending 12-hour lull

Hamas fires rockets on Israel, ending 12-hour lull

July 26th, 2014 3:44 pm by KARIN LAUB and IAN DEITCH, Associated Press

Hamas said it fired five rockets at Israel late Saturday after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire by four hours, casting new doubt on international efforts to broker an end to 19 days of fighting.

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Woman sentenced to 30 days in jail for leaving scene of fatal accident

Woman sentenced to 30 days in jail for leaving scene of fatal accident

July 26th, 2014 9:34 am by John Thompson

A woman who accidentally struck and killed a man on Rio Vista Hill in September was sentenced to 30 days in jail and two years of probation.

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Unicoi may use MSHA money to pay ambulance fee

Unicoi may use MSHA money to pay ambulance fee

July 26th, 2014 9:29 am by Brad Hicks

Since Unicoi County received a $750,000 contribution from Mountain States Health Alliance following the health care organization's acquisition of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, one of the first proposed uses for the funding was to put a portion of it to

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Carter teams contain chemical spill

Carter teams contain chemical spill

July 26th, 2014 9:25 am by Staff Reports

A hazardous material response led to a quick containment of a corrosive chemical Friday afternoon in the backyard of Nor-Well Corp.

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Grand Old Party: Eldridge hosts invitation-only Republican gathering

Grand Old Party: Eldridge hosts invitation-only Republican gathering

July 26th, 2014 12:07 am by Max Hrenda

As the weekend began, several hundred Republicans descended on a country estate in Jonesborough to show Washington County the right' way to have a party.

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District 6 Q&A: Stout, Van Huss discuss motivations for state office

District 6 Q&A: Stout, Van Huss discuss motivations for state office

July 25th, 2014 11:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

Incumbent state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-6th, said without hesitation Friday he has not returned the Johnson City Press' telephone calls, accepted invitations to participate in its meetings or responded to questions emailed to all 6th and 7th House District

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US says Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

US says Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

July 25th, 2014 4:19 pm by DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Russia accused Washington of lying and charged Ukraine with firing across the border on a Russian village.

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Two Dead in Hospital Shooting

Two Dead in Hospital Shooting

July 25th, 2014 12:30 pm by AP

Gunfight between patient, psychiatrist under investigation.

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