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Officials: Man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

Officials: Man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

June 10th, 2014 2:26 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A Tennessee man was charged over the weekend with dismembering the body of a woman and eating part of her corpse in a bizarre case that's perplexing to even law enforcement in a small pastoral town.

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Tennessee woman facing more animal cruelty charges after starving dogs found in barn

Tennessee woman facing more animal cruelty charges after starving dogs found in barn

June 10th, 2014 2:15 pm by Associated Press

Thirty-nine dogs were found living in a barn, and the conditions of eight led to the additional charges.

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Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

June 10th, 2014 2:09 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The crash occurred near mile marker 64 in Kingsport about 2 p.m. Monday.

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Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

June 10th, 2014 2:00 pm by Tony Casey

A Johnson City Police Department officer responded to a sinkhole in a driveway next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille Tuesday at around 1:30 p.m.

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Update: 5 killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan were U.S. special ops

Update: 5 killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan were U.S. special ops

June 10th, 2014 1:50 pm by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

A military statement said all five soldiers died on Monday but did not give further details.

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Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch

Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch - VIDEO

June 10th, 2014 12:19 pm by Nathan Baker

In response to a nationwide audit of the Veterans Affairs medical system, leaders of the Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City said wait times for some local patients need improvement, but said the facility has not been implicated in wrongdoing

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Man found dead in Greeneville creek; police seek help in case

Man found dead in Greeneville creek; police seek help in case

June 10th, 2014 11:50 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Emergency personnel located the body of Robert Luther Young, 33, lying face down in a creek between the Greeneville Commons and Justice Drive.

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Smoke damage shuts down Erwin mental health office

Smoke damage shuts down Erwin mental health office

June 10th, 2014 11:43 am by Staff Report

Frontier Health's Erwin Mental Health Center will be closed today through Friday, according to a news release.

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Wait time scandal: VA official concedes 'integrity issue,' apologizes

Wait time scandal: VA official concedes 'integrity issue,' apologizes

June 10th, 2014 11:29 am by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Patients enduring long waits for care at Veterans Affairs Department facilities could get VA-paid treatment from local doctors under a bipartisan bill the House seemed likely to approve Tuesday.

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New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

June 10th, 2014 10:21 am by John Thompson

The proposed facility would be built adjacent to the Watauga Industrial Park in Stoney Creek.

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