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Parents charged with neglect after nearly nude autistic boy, 7, found wandering in Carter Co.

Parents charged with neglect after nearly nude autistic boy, 7, found wandering in Carter Co.

November 4th, 2013 5:20 pm by John Thompson

While speaking with the couple, a deputy said, he noticed trash and food on the floor, along with dog feces and what appeared to be human feces on the floors and walls.

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TBI: Man voted in Bristol election despite not living in city for 6 years; charged with felony

TBI: Man voted in Bristol election despite not living in city for 6 years; charged with felony

November 4th, 2013 5:11 pm by Staff Report

In May, the Sullivan County administrator of elections brought information to the 2ndJudicial District Attorney General who requested a TBI investigation.

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Fire destroys vacant Roan Mountain house

Fire destroys vacant Roan Mountain house

November 4th, 2013 5:02 pm by John Thompson

The fire's origin point could not be determined because of the excessive damage caused by the fire.

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NASA study says Earth has lookalikes ... 8.8 billion of them

NASA study says Earth has lookalikes ... 8.8 billion of them

November 4th, 2013 4:47 pm by Associated Press

The planets are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun and exist in the Goldilocks zone — not too hot and not too cold for life.

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Update: Man who drove into empty pool told deputy he was 'drowning'

Update: Man who drove into empty pool told deputy he was 'drowning'

November 4th, 2013 4:32 pm by Becky Campbell

A deputy found Nathan Miller standing beside his 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Daniel Boone Junior ROTC wins North Carolina competition

Daniel Boone Junior ROTC wins North Carolina competition

November 4th, 2013 3:46 pm by Staff Reports

The Daniel Boone High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC unit was the overall winner of the third annual Drill and Rifle Competition in Statesville, N.C., on Saturday, the school said in a news release.

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That's alright Mama: Beagle named Elvis to help zoo detect polar bear pregnancies

That's alright Mama: Beagle named Elvis to help zoo detect polar bear pregnancies

November 4th, 2013 11:32 am by Associated Press

The 2-year-old has been specially trained for a year by a Kansas handler who has taught dogs to sniff out everything from explosives to bed bugs.

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Stopping the chaos: Men say probation alternative is working for them

Stopping the chaos: Men say probation alternative is working for them

November 4th, 2013 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

“With our past, there’s no in between. There’s zero or 200 miles an hour. This may be the time you hit a brick wall and it may be the end" — Chris Casey.

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NE Tennessee woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

NE Tennessee woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

November 4th, 2013 9:59 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Standing on the front porch of his home in Rogersville, Jakob Nicastro is wide-eyed. The wind has picked up, and he is pointing it out to his mother, Misha.

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Obama's health law finally gets real for America

Obama's health law finally gets real for America

November 4th, 2013 7:53 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

With a cranky federal website complicating access to new coverage and some consumers being notified their existing plans are going away, the potential for winners and losers is creating anxiety and confusion.

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