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Tennessee faces epidemic of drug-dependent babies

Tennessee faces epidemic of drug-dependent babies

June 15th, 2014 9:40 pm by Shelly DuBois and Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

When newborn babies begin to withdraw from powerful drugs, they shriek at a high, telltale pitch.

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Casey Kasem, of radio, "Scooby-Doo" fame, dead at 82

Casey Kasem, of radio, "Scooby-Doo" fame, dead at 82

June 15th, 2014 6:18 pm by ANTHONY MCCARTNEY and DAVID BAUDER, AP Entertainment Writers

In pop culture, Casey Kasem was as sweet and dependable as a glass of warm milk and a plate of chocolate chip cookies, which only made the ugliness of his last few years of life seem more bizarre and tragic.

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Flag Day Celebration aims to educate, entertain

Flag Day Celebration aims to educate, entertain - VIDEO

June 15th, 2014 5:09 pm by Max Hrenda

On June 14, 1777, in Philadelphia, the Second Continental Congress adopted Betsy Ross' design for the first American flag.

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Stuck in the middle: Carter school officials talk pros, cons of proposed middle school

Stuck in the middle: Carter school officials talk pros, cons of proposed middle school

June 14th, 2014 11:26 pm by John Thompson

The proposed $16 million middle school for the Stoney Creek community represents a new direction for the Carter County School System.

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Activities keep festival-goers covered up during Covered Bridge Celebration

Activities keep festival-goers covered up during Covered Bridge Celebration - VIDEO

June 14th, 2014 11:22 pm by Max Hrenda

On Saturday, some people came out as early as 6 a.m. to participate in an array of activities offered on the last day of the 48th annual Covered Bridge Celebration.

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Father knows best: Local dads prepare for Father's Day

Father knows best: Local dads prepare for Father's Day

June 14th, 2014 11:13 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

Whether it's taking a family trip or just staying home and pulling the cover off the grill, many families have Father's Day traditions or are well on their way to creating them.

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As Tupelo Honey opening looms, downtown business hopes bloom

As Tupelo Honey opening looms, downtown business hopes bloom

June 14th, 2014 11:06 pm by Nathan Baker

The much anticipated Tupelo Honey Cafe will officially open in downtown Johnson City Monday, bringing more activity to the century-old CC&O railroad depot than the once-dusty freight bay has seen in decades.

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Heads, pages turn at United Way Book Swap

Heads, pages turn at United Way Book Swap - VIDEO

June 14th, 2014 10:41 pm by Tony Casey

When it comes to a literary figure, the experts might not put Lizzie McGuire and Tom Sawyer on an equal level, but at Saturday's United Way of Washington County Book Swap, children were able to trade books as they desired.

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Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

June 14th, 2014 10:26 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Saturday forced union workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute.

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Catholic converts on the rise: East Tennessee among nation's top 10 growth areas

Catholic converts on the rise: East Tennessee among nation's top 10 growth areas

June 14th, 2014 1:48 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

There was the man inspired by the written words of Pope Francis. There was the agnostic professor. And there was the widow of a Baptist preacher.

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