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Local author: D-Day invasion forecast often overlooked

Local author: D-Day invasion forecast often overlooked

June 6th, 2014 4:43 pm by Tony Casey

There's a reason veterans, Americans and members of the free world alike aren't celebrating the 70th Anniversary of D-Day Thursday, June 5, because, as history shows, the invasion took place a day later on June 6.

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Elizabethton planners OK ordinance to further regulate flea markets

Elizabethton planners OK ordinance to further regulate flea markets

June 6th, 2014 4:41 pm by John Thompson

By unanimous votes Thursday night, a bare quorum of the members of the Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission approved a rezoning of property in downtown Elizabethton and approved a new ordinance on flea markets.

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Six hours of cooking and conversation

Six hours of cooking and conversation

June 6th, 2014 4:39 pm by Kristen Swing

Local man reflects on spending day in 1989 with Maya Angelou at her home in Winston-Salem

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Attorney asks senators, congressmen to get involved in JCPB battle over documents

Attorney asks senators, congressmen to get involved in JCPB battle over documents

June 6th, 2014 4:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Recent $500,000 JCPB pledge to East Tennessee State University to support construction of a new $38 million performing arts center is at the center of the battle.

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Jonesborough woman charged with violating sex offender registry, burglary, theft

Jonesborough woman charged with violating sex offender registry, burglary, theft

June 6th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Jonesborough police said Carolina Carrol Casteel failed to report that she had moved.

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Man suspected of killing 3 Canadian Mounties caught

Man suspected of killing 3 Canadian Mounties caught

June 6th, 2014 11:42 am by PATRICK WHITTLE and BENJAMIN SHINGLER, Associated Press

"I'm done," a witness said he told police.

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Chemical emergencies: Unicoi Co., NFS officials get training to cope

Chemical emergencies: Unicoi Co., NFS officials get training to cope

June 6th, 2014 11:26 am by Brad Hicks

Area first responders will agree that in the event of an emergency affecting the community at large, it is critical to have all the responding agencies on the same page.

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Acting VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

Acting VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

June 6th, 2014 10:56 am by TERRY TANG and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson said he would ask the inspector general to see if there is any indication those deaths were related to long wait times.

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Whites only water fountain in 2014? Warehouse supervisor in Tennessee fired

Whites only water fountain in 2014? Warehouse supervisor in Tennessee fired

June 6th, 2014 10:50 am by Associated Press

A contractor has fired a cotton warehouse supervisor in Memphis after two black employees accused him of saying that a microwave and a water fountain were for "whites only."

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Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

June 6th, 2014 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

Christopher Mitchell, 31, was found responsible for the death of 2-year-old Jacob Mitchell in a hotel room where the family was living at the time.

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