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2 members of indie band Yellow Dogs killed in NYC

2 members of indie band Yellow Dogs killed in NYC

November 11th, 2013 2:34 pm by COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press

The Yellow Dogs came to the U.S. from Iran three years ago after appearing in a film about the underground music scene there.

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Haiyan storm surges caught Philippines by surprise

Haiyan storm surges caught Philippines by surprise

November 11th, 2013 1:20 pm by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and OLIVER TEVES, Associated Press

The tragedy is another reminder that nature's fury is sometimes so immense that it can overwhelm even the most diligent preparations.

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Liquor in Unicoi: Will the little town's 2 new stores boost the local economy?

Liquor in Unicoi: Will the little town's 2 new stores boost the local economy?

November 11th, 2013 11:03 am by Brad Hicks

Customers from Erwin and Unicoi County may be opting for the new local operations rather than driving on to Johnson City, where stores have been established for decades.

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Johnson City man sentenced to 9 years in child porn case

Johnson City man sentenced to 9 years in child porn case

November 11th, 2013 10:16 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A Johnson City man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison after law enforcement discovered more than 400 images and 50 videos of child pornography on his computer, including 21 known videos of child rape.

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Knox Sheriff's employee confiscates Georgia fans' tickets at Vols game, gives them away

Knox Sheriff's employee confiscates Georgia fans' tickets at Vols game, gives them away

November 11th, 2013 7:22 am by Associated Press

A Knox County Sheriff's Office employee was suspended after he seized tickets from Georgia fans at Neyland Stadium and gave them to other people.

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Deadly house party: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

Deadly house party: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

November 11th, 2013 7:04 am by Associated Press

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

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Boone Lake boaters staying level headed through water depth drop

Boone Lake boaters staying level headed through water depth drop

November 10th, 2013 9:31 pm by Tony Casey

Although he didn’t see it coming, Doug Sams, owner of Rockingham Marina, said he’s well prepared for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s work on Boone Lake’s dam gate system.

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Atheist 'mega-churches' take root across US, world

Atheist 'mega-churches' take root across US, world

November 10th, 2013 6:58 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, a reading and some quiet reflection. The only thing missing was God.

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Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

November 10th, 2013 2:37 pm by Nathan Baker

Changes in funding for health care providers brought by the comprehensive overhaul of the country’s medical system will mean fewer training positions at area teaching hospitals and could lead to a shortage of doctors nationwide.

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Chris Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes

Chris Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes

November 10th, 2013 2:30 pm by Associated Press

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday offered his Republican Party a prescription to win: show up.

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