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Campbell wins regional Bricklayer 500 title again - VIDEO

Campbell wins regional Bricklayer 500 title again - VIDEO

August 16th, 2014 5:07 pm by Tony Casey

The joke at Saturday's East Tennessee Regional Bricklayer 500 competition is that masons have the second oldest profession in history.

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Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

August 16th, 2014 5:05 pm by DAVID LIEB, Associated Press

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.

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ETSU's Quillen School a training ground for medical students and professionals

ETSU's Quillen School a training ground for medical students and professionals

August 16th, 2014 4:12 pm by Tony Casey

For the second year in a row, medical students and emergency workers from near and far came to East Tennessee State University's James H. Quillen College of Medicine on the Veteran Affairs Medical Center campus at Mountain Home Saturday to get experience

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2 dead, 2 injured in shooting involving Knoxville police cadet

2 dead, 2 injured in shooting involving Knoxville police cadet

August 16th, 2014 3:09 pm by Associated Press

A Knoxville police cadet and another person have been killed and two other people have been injured in a shooting stemming from a family feud.

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Police: Tennessee man killed daughter, son before turning gun on self

Police: Tennessee man killed daughter, son before turning gun on self

August 16th, 2014 3:01 pm by Associated Press

Memphis police say a man shot and killed his 6-year-old daughter and his 24-year-old son before turning the gun on himself during a domestic dispute.

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Update: Sheriff says missing woman located

Update: Sheriff says missing woman located

August 16th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

A Roan Mountain woman who was missing since Friday afternoon has been located, authorities said.

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Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

August 16th, 2014 1:55 pm by JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies.

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'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam

'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam

August 16th, 2014 1:51 pm by DIAA HADID and SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press

Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants.

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TBI looks into missing money from Unicoi Co. Jail

TBI looks into missing money from Unicoi Co. Jail

August 15th, 2014 9:48 pm by Brad Hicks

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials confirmed Friday that the agency is investigating the report of missing funds from the Unicoi County Jail.

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Snail mail? Post office consolidation creates conundrum for local merchant

Snail mail? Post office consolidation creates conundrum for local merchant

August 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City business owner says "Better late than never" isn't cutting it when it comes to mail delivery.

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