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Update: Niswonger CEO says staff 'well-prepared' for viral strain

Update: Niswonger CEO says staff 'well-prepared' for viral strain

September 8th, 2014 3:31 pm by Max Hrenda

After hundreds of children across the nation fell victim to an uncommon virus, local health care officials passed on information about the ailment - including treatment plans - to the public.

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Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

September 8th, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Report

Richard Shane Mabe will be 55 years old after serving the 240-month sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer.

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Ravens cut Ray Rice after latest video release

Ravens cut Ray Rice after latest video release

September 8th, 2014 2:31 pm by Staff Report

Hours after the release of a video that appears to show Rice striking his then-fiancee in February, the team terminated his contract Monday.

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Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

September 8th, 2014 2:13 pm by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

One officer likened it to "modernized slavery."

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Obama to outline strategy to defeat Islamic State

Obama to outline strategy to defeat Islamic State

September 8th, 2014 12:23 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Obama will launch an aggressive effort to build support for his strategy on Capitol Hill and with the American public.

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Update: Fire at Kingsport welcome center construction site caused by welding, under control now

Update: Fire at Kingsport welcome center construction site caused by welding, under control now

September 8th, 2014 10:18 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

There were no injuries and the Kingsport Fire Department had the fire under control in less than an hour.

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TSA finds loaded gun in carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA finds loaded gun in carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

September 8th, 2014 9:56 am by Staff Report

This was the fourth firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. Only one firearm was found at the checkpoint in 2013.

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Tweetsie trends: Betsy Bikes becomes first trail bicycle shop

Tweetsie trends: Betsy Bikes becomes first trail bicycle shop

September 7th, 2014 10:23 pm by Tony Casey

The Houghtons of Elizabethton were the first people to open up a bicycle shop on the newly opened Tweetsie Trail.

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Remains found in county of missing Tenn. student

Remains found in county of missing Tenn. student

September 7th, 2014 7:23 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating possible human remains in the county where a Tennessee nursing student disappeared in 2011.

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Lunceford: Lack of transition made for 'hectic' first week

Lunceford: Lack of transition made for 'hectic' first week

September 6th, 2014 10:47 pm by John Thompson

It was a busy first week for newly elected Sheriff Dexter Lunceford. He said it was made more difficult because there was no transition between his administration and that of former sheriff Chris Mathes.

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