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Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife

Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife

October 9th, 2013 8:32 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The writers of Peyton Place couldn’t have come up with a more sordid tale of sex, power and corruption than was spun by former Rogersville police officer James Hammonds at Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

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Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

October 8th, 2013 6:24 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner traded heated rhetoric yet also showed signs of compromise Tuesday, a frustratingly inconclusive combination that left an eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place and the threat of an unpr

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5 arrested as deputies raid 2 meth labs in SW Virginia

5 arrested as deputies raid 2 meth labs in SW Virginia

October 8th, 2013 5:25 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies served search warrants at Dennison Drive, Bordwine Road and Calla Drive, and found active labs at two locations.

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Update: Fire at historic Montrose Court apartments reportedly started by candle

Update: Fire at historic Montrose Court apartments reportedly started by candle

October 8th, 2013 3:52 pm by Tony Casey

Emergency radio communications reported a fire at the Montrose Court apartment complex in the Historic Tree Streets neighborhood in Johnson City Tuesday afternoon.

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Steel shortage blamed for latest ETSU parking garage delay

Steel shortage blamed for latest ETSU parking garage delay

October 8th, 2013 8:54 am by Nathan Baker

Opening slated for mid-November at earliest.

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Science Hill sophomore wins Miss Tennessee Teen USA

Science Hill sophomore wins Miss Tennessee Teen USA

October 7th, 2013 7:40 pm by Nathan Baker

For 15-year-old Morgan Moseley, the last year has been an exciting ride, but she didn’t expect the pageant train to take off so quickly.

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High court weighs limits on campaign contributions

High court weighs limits on campaign contributions

October 7th, 2013 3:18 pm by Associated Press

In its first major campaign finance case since the Citizens United ruling in 2010, the Supreme Court is considering whether to undo some limits on contributions from the biggest individual givers to political campaigns.

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Update: Pickup driver injured in State of Franklin crash

Update: Pickup driver injured in State of Franklin crash

October 7th, 2013 2:32 pm by Staff Reports

A city man was injured after being involved in a two-car accident Monday afternoon, police said.

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Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

October 7th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Reports

A tanker truck carrying the hazardous chemical methoxy propanol on Interstate 26 was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck Monday morning in Unicoi County, leaving one man injured, authorities said.

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FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

October 7th, 2013 10:56 am by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St./USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

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