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Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

September 8th, 2014 2:13 pm by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

One officer likened it to "modernized slavery."

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Obama to outline strategy to defeat Islamic State

Obama to outline strategy to defeat Islamic State

September 8th, 2014 12:23 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Obama will launch an aggressive effort to build support for his strategy on Capitol Hill and with the American public.

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Update: Fire at Kingsport welcome center construction site caused by welding, under control now

Update: Fire at Kingsport welcome center construction site caused by welding, under control now

September 8th, 2014 10:18 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

There were no injuries and the Kingsport Fire Department had the fire under control in less than an hour.

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TSA finds loaded gun in carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA finds loaded gun in carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

September 8th, 2014 9:56 am by Staff Report

This was the fourth firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. Only one firearm was found at the checkpoint in 2013.

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Tweetsie trends: Betsy Bikes becomes first trail bicycle shop

Tweetsie trends: Betsy Bikes becomes first trail bicycle shop

September 7th, 2014 10:23 pm by Tony Casey

The Houghtons of Elizabethton were the first people to open up a bicycle shop on the newly opened Tweetsie Trail.

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Remains found in county of missing Tenn. student

Remains found in county of missing Tenn. student

September 7th, 2014 7:23 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating possible human remains in the county where a Tennessee nursing student disappeared in 2011.

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Lunceford: Lack of transition made for 'hectic' first week

Lunceford: Lack of transition made for 'hectic' first week

September 6th, 2014 10:47 pm by John Thompson

It was a busy first week for newly elected Sheriff Dexter Lunceford. He said it was made more difficult because there was no transition between his administration and that of former sheriff Chris Mathes.

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Dragon the line: Annual charity race hits goal for children's hospital

Dragon the line: Annual charity race hits goal for children's hospital

September 6th, 2014 10:36 pm by Max Hrenda

To raise money for some new medical technology, Mountain States Health Alliance looked to one of the world's oldest sports.

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25th Tree Streets Yard Sale provides blocks of bargains

25th Tree Streets Yard Sale provides blocks of bargains - VIDEO

September 6th, 2014 10:30 pm by Tony Casey

They say nothing in life is free, but some people in Johnson City's Tree Streets might disagree.

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Churches urge high court to act on gay marriage

Churches urge high court to act on gay marriage

September 6th, 2014 10:02 pm by Associated Press

The Mormon church and four religious organizations are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene and settle once and for all the question of whether states can outlaw gay marriage.

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