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Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; 2 dead

Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; 2 dead

June 17th, 2014 4:32 pm by JOSH FUNK, Associated Press

"This is by far the worst thing I've ever seen as governor" - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman.

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Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

June 17th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson County couple were arrested this week after sheriff's deputies said they discovered methamphetamine-making materials inside their home.

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Nolichucky River cleanup set Saturday

Nolichucky River cleanup set Saturday

June 17th, 2014 3:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Many view the Nolichucky River as a scenic destination that lends itself to outdoor recreational opportunities such as fishing, rafting and canoeing. Others, however, view the river as something of a dumpsite - a place to deposit unwanted refuse.

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Unicoi board approves 2014-15 budget

Unicoi board approves 2014-15 budget

June 17th, 2014 3:28 pm by Brad Hicks

As has been the case each year since its incorporation in 1994, the town of Unicoi's budget is in place before the start of the new fiscal year.

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Update: Interstate fire contained, exit ramp re-opened

Update: Interstate fire contained, exit ramp re-opened

June 17th, 2014 2:25 pm by Staff Report

Sullivan County firefighters spent more than six hours battling a blaze that consumed the cab of a tractor-trailer on an interstate exchange.

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Off the Wall News: Kingsport police say woman stole car to beat the heat

Off the Wall News: Kingsport police say woman stole car to beat the heat

June 17th, 2014 2:13 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport woman has been charged with stealing an automobile from a city car wash, allegedly offering the excuse that she "got hot and didn't want to walk anymore."

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Tennessee lays off 121 state workers

Tennessee lays off 121 state workers

June 17th, 2014 1:45 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

The state Department of Human Services has laid off 121 workers responsible for administering food stamp and welfare payments in Tennessee.

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Redflex study says speeding increased after cameras disabled in Oak Ridge

Redflex study says speeding increased after cameras disabled in Oak Ridge

June 17th, 2014 12:25 pm by Associated Press

The study was conducted by the company that provides - and profits from - the cameras.

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Agency investigating deaths of ducks in Tennessee

Agency investigating deaths of ducks in Tennessee

June 17th, 2014 12:16 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating after more than 20 ducks died in a 24-hour period around Old Hickory Lake.

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Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

June 17th, 2014 12:08 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

"If we ignore these problems, if we drain our oceans of their resources, we won't just be squandering one of humanity's greatest treasures" - President Barack Obama.

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