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Carnival worker charged with raping runaway 17-year-old girl at Appalachian Fairground

Carnival worker charged with raping runaway 17-year-old girl at Appalachian Fairground

August 27th, 2013 5:00 pm by Tony Casey

A carnival worker at the Appalachian Fair was arrested Monday on charges that he had sex with an underage girl on the fairground in Gray, helped her run away from home and supplied her with drugs.

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Fire destroys camper in Carter Co. as family escapes

Fire destroys camper in Carter Co. as family escapes

August 27th, 2013 1:18 pm by John Thompson

A North Carolina family and their dog escaped from a fire that destroyed their camper over the weekend in Butler.

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Jonesborough Repertory Theatre takes on "Shrek the Musical"

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre takes on "Shrek the Musical"

August 27th, 2013 12:40 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

From reconstructing parts of the theater to custom-made costumes and an ensemble tap number, the members of the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre are pulling out all the stops for their new show, “Shrek the Musical.”

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Man says he has bomb, robs University Center credit union, leaves package; area evacuated

Man says he has bomb, robs University Center credit union, leaves package; area evacuated

August 27th, 2013 12:04 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The Knoxville Police Department bomb squad responded Tuesday to the University of Tennessee Carolyn P. Brown University Center after a man threatened he had a bomb and robbed a credit union inside the building.

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2nd challenger emerges for District Attorney General Clark

2nd challenger emerges for District Attorney General Clark

August 27th, 2013 11:29 am by Becky Campbell

Another attorney has stepped forward and confirmed he will challenge District Attorney General Tony Clark in the 2014 election.

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Green Party sues state  to end voter photo ID requirement

Green Party sues state to end voter photo ID requirement

August 27th, 2013 11:16 am by Gary B. Gray

The Green Party of Tennessee filed suit Monday against Secretary of State Tre Hargett and Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins for violating their rights under the First and Fourteenth Amendments for imposing a voter ID requirement.

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Haslam picks Kingsport judge for Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

Haslam picks Kingsport judge for Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

August 27th, 2013 10:23 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has chosen Criminal Court Judge Robert “Rob” H. Montgomery Jr. of Kingsport as a judge for the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Eastern Section.

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A deadly 24 hours: How two women met their deaths on the Ocoee River rapids

A deadly 24 hours: How two women met their deaths on the Ocoee River rapids

August 27th, 2013 10:06 am by Shelly Bradbury, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is investigating the deaths of Marnita McGruder, 51, of Rex, Ga., and Katherine Tyler Luna, 36, of Smyrna, Tenn.

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Do you think the U.S. and other countries should strike against Syria?

Do you think the U.S. and other countries should strike against Syria?

August 27th, 2013 9:46 am by JULIE PACE and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

The U.S. military stands ready to strike Syria at once if President Barack Obama gives the order.

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Husband of East Tennessee woman missing 4 years arrested in Georgia

Husband of East Tennessee woman missing 4 years arrested in Georgia

August 27th, 2013 9:39 am by Associated Press

The husband of a missing Bradley County woman has been arrested and charged with her killing.

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