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Long showers? Texan gets bogus water bill topping $66K ... again

Long showers? Texan gets bogus water bill topping $66K ... again

July 30th, 2013 4:20 pm by Associated Press

A Dallas man says he's shocked to have been swamped with a nearly $67,000 erroneous water bill a few months after a similar computer error.

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Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

July 30th, 2013 3:50 pm by BARRY HATTON and JORGE SAINZ, Associated Press

The driver was on the phone with a colleague and apparently looking at a document as his train barreled ahead at 95 mph (153 kph) — almost twice the speed limit. Suddenly, a notorious curve was upon him.

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WikiLeaks supplier Bradley Manning acquitted of aiding the enemy, convicted of espionage

WikiLeaks supplier Bradley Manning acquitted of aiding the enemy, convicted of espionage

July 30th, 2013 1:34 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU and PAULINE JELINEK, Associated Press

The judge deliberated for about 16 hours over three days before reaching her decision in a case that drew worldwide attention as supporters hailed Manning as a whistleblower.

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Rails-to-Trails Task Force sets pace for new 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City, Elizabethton

Rails-to-Trails Task Force sets pace for new 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City, Elizabethton

July 30th, 2013 11:50 am by Gary B. Gray

The Rails-to-Trails Task Force has taken its assignment very seriously and has been hard at work to reshape a 10-mile section of the old Tweetsie Railroad System into a biking, hiking and recreational reality.

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Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter Co.; man faces numerous charges

Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter Co.; man faces numerous charges

July 30th, 2013 11:29 am by John Thompson

The driver's charges include 3 counts of aggravated assault, 4 counts of reckless endangerment and felony evading arrest.

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Women coal miners to gather in Jonesborough this weekend Archives of Appalachia to document their stories

Women coal miners to gather in Jonesborough this weekend Archives of Appalachia to document their stories

July 30th, 2013 9:58 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Women coal miners from across the United States, Canada and England will gather in Jonesborough this weekend for a reunion at which their stories will be documented by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University.

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North Johnson City chickens out

North Johnson City chickens out

July 30th, 2013 9:10 am by Nathan Baker

One new chicken chain opens today, another set to take up residence in former Burger King.

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Unicoi County hospital board OKs latest credit line extension

Unicoi County hospital board OKs latest credit line extension

July 30th, 2013 8:35 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Board of Control made a move Monday to accept Mountain States Health Alliance's latest offer for financial support.

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Hot Topic: Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

Hot Topic: Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

July 30th, 2013 7:12 am by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

'If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?' — Pope Francis.

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10 things to know today at a glance

10 things to know today at a glance

July 30th, 2013 6:56 am by Staff Report

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

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