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Blind man, guide dog safe after subway track fall

Blind man, guide dog safe after subway track fall

December 18th, 2013 8:36 am by AP

The black Lab bravely leapt onto the tracks at a Manhattan subway platform Tuesday after his blind owner lost consciousness and tumbled in front of an oncoming train.

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Council’s delay of funds transfer criticized by board

Council’s delay of funds transfer criticized by board

December 17th, 2013 9:42 pm by John Thompson

Elizabethton City School Board Chairwoman Rita Booher criticized the City Council on Tuesday night for postponing the transfer of $5 million to the school system so work can begin on the construction of a sports complex and music room at Elizabethton High

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Councils on board return of rail service

Councils on board return of rail service

December 17th, 2013 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Bristol, Va., mayor Guy Odum said he hopes the result of Tuesday night’s rare joint meeting between the Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., city councils would be looked back upon as historic.

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Extended study may leave growth in limbo

Extended study may leave growth in limbo

December 17th, 2013 9:37 pm by Gary B. Gray

There are many pieces still not fitted into Tennessee’s municipal annexation puzzle, and a clear impression of how future growth will be regulated remains to be seen.

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Robber makes off with 2,500 oxycodone pills from Hampton pharmacy

Robber makes off with 2,500 oxycodone pills from Hampton pharmacy

December 17th, 2013 2:06 pm by John Thompson

Robber told employees if they called police he would come back and shoot them.

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Man allegedly accosts women in Kingsport parking lot

Man allegedly accosts women in Kingsport parking lot

December 17th, 2013 12:19 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A report of a masked man "hiding in the bushes" at a Kingsport nursing home has led to an arrest.

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Man wanted in Maryland captured in Bristol, Va.

Man wanted in Maryland captured in Bristol, Va.

December 17th, 2013 12:12 pm by Staff Report

Joseph Aaron Hamilton told local police he knew he was wanted and had been wandering the country to avoid being caught.

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UPDATE: Keebler Lane house fire the second blaze of the day for county firefighters

UPDATE: Keebler Lane house fire the second blaze of the day for county firefighters

December 17th, 2013 10:50 am by Becky Campbell

While no one was home when a fire broke out inside the Keebler Lane residence, a man and two children were hospitalized after escaping a fire on Mitchell Ridge Road in Fall Branch earlier today.

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High school senior who used her body to shield children from gunfire honored

High school senior who used her body to shield children from gunfire honored

December 17th, 2013 10:06 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

What started as an innocent hayride on the night of Oct. 10 turned into a horror ride as Trevor Lee Burton allegedly opened fire on a group of children who were riding in a wagon being pulled by an ATV in a field near his home.

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Restaurant donating thousands after heated exchange with cancer patient

Restaurant donating thousands after heated exchange with cancer patient

December 17th, 2013 8:48 am by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Employees at Morton's Steakhouse took issue with cancer patient putting cap on his head to keep warm while dining at restaurant.

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