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US bombers cross disputed air defense zone claimed by China

US bombers cross disputed air defense zone claimed by China

November 26th, 2013 7:42 pm by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Days after China asserted greater military control over a swath of the East China Sea to bolster claims to a cluster of disputed islands, the U.S. defied the move Tuesday as it flew two B-52 bombers through the area.

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Commission approves new fund balance policy

Commission approves new fund balance policy

November 26th, 2013 7:40 pm by Gary B. Gray

A resolution shot down Monday, but later revived and approved by a majority of Washington County commissioners could be crucial in keeping the county’s credit rating on solid ground.

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Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

November 26th, 2013 1:46 pm by NET News Service

Jeffrey Chase Caldwell was shot by Kingsport police in June following a standoff on the roof of his girlfriend’s house.

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Man suffers burns when pants, vehicle catch fire at East Tennessee gas station

Man suffers burns when pants, vehicle catch fire at East Tennessee gas station

November 26th, 2013 12:43 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The fire was extinguished on the scene by good Samaritans who grabbed portable fire extinguishers and put out the quick blaze.

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101st Airborne soldiers return from Afghanistan deployment

101st Airborne soldiers return from Afghanistan deployment

November 26th, 2013 12:12 pm by Staff Report

The soldiers were among the last of the Currahees to return to the sprawling military post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.

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Bishop: Noland involved in ETSU decisions during recovery from crash injuries

Bishop: Noland involved in ETSU decisions during recovery from crash injuries

November 26th, 2013 11:45 am by Nathan Baker

“We’re keeping him informed, and we’re not making any decisions that he’s not a part of" — COO Wilsie Bishop on President Brian Noland's role at ETSU.

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Autopsy ordered for body found along Kingsport road

Autopsy ordered for body found along Kingsport road

November 26th, 2013 11:44 am by NET News Service

Police are not releasing the name of the individual whose body was found.

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Washington Co. Commission squabbles over courthouse renovations

Washington Co. Commission squabbles over courthouse renovations

November 26th, 2013 11:17 am by Gary B. Gray

Commissioners also unanimously approved a resolution to set aside the Greenfield “County” Farm property for agricultural use as well as future expansion of Washington County’s Agriculture Extension Office.

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ETSU cancels classes, closes University School for Wednesday anticipating snowfall

ETSU cancels classes, closes University School for Wednesday anticipating snowfall

November 26th, 2013 10:56 am by Staff Report

National Weather Service forecasters continue to say the Tri-Cities area will get up to 3 inches of snow on Wednesday, starting through the night with a mix of rain and snow.

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Update: Teen driver cited after pulling into path of Johnson County school bus; 5 students receive minor injuries

Update: Teen driver cited after pulling into path of Johnson County school bus; 5 students receive minor injuries

November 26th, 2013 10:14 am by John Thompson

The incident occurred on Tenn. Highway 167 at Dotson Lane.

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