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Your turn — Miley Cyrus after MTV VMAs: Big star or just bizarre?

Your turn — Miley Cyrus after MTV VMAs: Big star or just bizarre?

August 27th, 2013 8:58 am by Staff and wire reports

A new record for tweets per minute — some 306,000 — was set during Cyrus' medley of her own "We Can't Stop" and a duet with Robin Thicke on "Blurred Lines."

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East Tennessee couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

East Tennessee couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

August 27th, 2013 7:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The husband reportedly went so far as to show photos of dead babies to his employer, and the wife reportedly showed her victim prenatal ultrasounds of twins she later stated she’d “lost.”

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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

August 27th, 2013 7:14 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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UCMH and MSHA hoping to clear last hurdle in hospital acquisition

UCMH and MSHA hoping to clear last hurdle in hospital acquisition

August 26th, 2013 9:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Members of the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Board of Control and Mountain States Health Alliance hope that what is perhaps the final hurdle in MSHA’s acquisition of the county’s financially struggling community hospital has been cleared.

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Kerry: Syria's chemical arms use 'moral obscenity'

Kerry: Syria's chemical arms use 'moral obscenity'

August 26th, 2013 3:17 pm by Associated Press

Secretary of State John Kerry says chemical weapons were used in Syria and is accusing President Bashar Assad of destroying evidence.

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The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

August 26th, 2013 2:19 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? The Buzz is your sure-fire way to catch up on local news.

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Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. crash near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. crash near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

August 26th, 2013 11:47 am by Staff Report

According to preliminary information released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, criminal charges were pending in the fatal crash.

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No easy target: Syrian official says country will defend itself against international attack

No easy target: Syrian official says country will defend itself against international attack

August 26th, 2013 10:00 am by Associated Press

In an interview with The Associated Press in Damascus Monday, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad said strikes against Syria would trigger "chaos" and threaten worldwide peace and security.

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Johnson City police: Kingsport man hid behind restaurant after crashing on I-26 exit ramp

Johnson City police: Kingsport man hid behind restaurant after crashing on I-26 exit ramp

August 26th, 2013 7:46 am by Staff Report

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on a ramp to North Roan Street.

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Two boys rescued from burning Kingsport home flown to Cincinnati burn center

Two boys rescued from burning Kingsport home flown to Cincinnati burn center

August 26th, 2013 7:12 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Two children rescued from a burning residence by Kingsport firefighters Sunday morning have been transferred to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Cincinnati for treatment of “extremely critical” smoke inhalation injuries.

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