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Search underway for missing Piney Flats man

Search underway for missing Piney Flats man

September 26th, 2013 10:04 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Authorities are attempting to locate a Piney Flats man who left Monday morning for work in Spring City southwest of Knoxville but never arrived.

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Judge lashes out at troopers, deputies over Criminal Court delays

Judge lashes out at troopers, deputies over Criminal Court delays

September 26th, 2013 9:38 am by Becky Campbell

Two days this week at least three cases had to be reset because the defendants had not yet been indicted and the responsibility for that apparently landed in an officer’s lap.

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Lawmakers’ reps shown impact of cuts on food

Lawmakers’ reps shown impact of cuts on food

September 25th, 2013 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

To highlight the 20 percent reduction in food deliveries to homebound seniors in Northeast Tennessee that has occurred since the last since the start of federal funding cuts known as “sequestration,” the First Tennessee Human Resource Agency invited the r

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Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

September 25th, 2013 3:28 pm by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

Though Kingsport's 14 traffic fatalities in 2013 are the most seen in a calendar year since 20 deaths in 2005, police say there's little they can do about the overriding factors in such tragedies: poor decisions and habits of motorists themselves.

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FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

September 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by ANDREW O. SELSKY, JASON STRAZIUSO and TOM ODULA — Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — Working near bodies crushed by rubble in a bullet-scarred, scorched mall, FBI agents began fingerprint, DNA and ballistic analysis Wednesday to help determine the identities and nationalities of victims and al-Shabab gunmen who attacked t

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Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

September 25th, 2013 10:36 am by Hank Hayes — Kingsport Times-News

BLOUNTVILLE - A Monday evening Delta Connection flight coming into Tri-Cities Regional Airport had to be diverted to Knoxville after problems developed with the airfield lighting system, TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson said.

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Familiar breads return to markets

Familiar breads return to markets

September 25th, 2013 10:28 am by Nathan Baker

Starting Monday, Merita and Wonder breads were restocked on local shelves after the brands’ purchase by national baked goods producer Flowers Foods.

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Johnson City Power Board restructures residential charges

Johnson City Power Board restructures residential charges

September 25th, 2013 9:40 am by Nathan Baker

The electric utility's board increased the customer charge and decreased the rate for power usage.

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Tenn. digitizing 1M pages of historical newspapers

Tenn. digitizing 1M pages of historical newspapers

September 25th, 2013 9:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State Library and Archives is adding more than 1 million newspaper pages to its free online collection.

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Motions hearing set for December in Larkin case

Motions hearing set for December in Larkin case

September 25th, 2013 9:08 am by Becky Campbell

A motions hearing in the case of Dale Larkin, whose conviction for murder in his wife's drowning death was overturned earlier this year, was set for December.

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