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Online ad leads to discovery of starved, abused horse

Online ad leads to discovery of starved, abused horse

September 5th, 2014 11:14 pm by Max Hrenda

What began as an online transaction for a horse-training service became what one animal care provider called an "appalling" case of cruelty and neglect.

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State of the art: Gallery hosts discussion on signs v. murals downtown

State of the art: Gallery hosts discussion on signs v. murals downtown

September 5th, 2014 11:08 pm by Max Hrenda

After he was told by a City Commission that they saw a sign, Dick Nelson hoped a little conversation might open up some eyes.

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NFS not A-OK, says NRC

NFS not A-OK, says NRC

September 5th, 2014 10:57 pm by Brad Hicks

A special inspection of Nuclear Fuel Services found one Severity Level IV violation, the Nuclear Regulatory Agency announced late last week.

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At-risk veterans get leg up at Stand Down

At-risk veterans get leg up at Stand Down

September 5th, 2014 10:49 pm by Becky Campbell

When Army veteran Amanda Oakes left the military after 10 years of service, she had nowhere to go except her childhood hometown in Mountain City, but through the help from a local organization, she has her own permanent housing.

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Man arrested in 4 deaths; missing autistic boy, 4, found safe

Man arrested in 4 deaths; missing autistic boy, 4, found safe

September 5th, 2014 4:50 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

Adam Matos, 28, had checked into the Floridan Palace Hotel using his own name, and police said they tricked him out of his room on the historic building's 18th floor and away from the child.

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Sullivan County jail nearly loses certification due to overcrowding

Sullivan County jail nearly loses certification due to overcrowding

September 5th, 2014 4:40 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News service

The issue was so serious Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson and newly elected Mayor Richard Venable went to Nashville to attend a TCI board meeting this week.

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NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat

NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat

September 5th, 2014 1:38 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Secretary of State John Kerry heads to the region next week, and he expects to expand the coalition beyond Western nations.

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Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed

Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed

September 5th, 2014 1:35 pm by NATALIYA VASILYEVA and PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

A cease-fire took hold Friday night in eastern Ukraine after the president's representative signed a deal with Russian-backed separatists in an effort to bring an end to nearly five months of fighting.

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Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

September 5th, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

Previously, the employees had two options: a standard plan and a partnership plan. The plans were not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.

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Unicoi Co. 911 budget includes new part-time dispatcher

Unicoi Co. 911 budget includes new part-time dispatcher

September 5th, 2014 11:25 am by Brad Hicks

The board opted to make a few changes to the budget Thursday.

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