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US-led strikes hit Islamic State group as coalition grows

US-led strikes hit Islamic State group as coalition grows

September 26th, 2014 1:40 pm by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists in Syria and Iraq, as the U.S.-led coalition expanded with Denmark, Belgium and Britain joining.

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Poverty Challenge' to be taken by youth, others at St. Mary's

Poverty Challenge' to be taken by youth, others at St. Mary's

September 26th, 2014 11:53 am by Sue Guinn Legg

More than 50 young people at St. Mary's Church will give up the many comforts of their homes - shelter, warmth, food and other basics - this weekend and spend 24 hours outdoors, hungry, dirty and begging for money to help a homeless family in one of the w

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Winged Deer wish list: Rowing, soccer, lacrosse among desires

Winged Deer wish list: Rowing, soccer, lacrosse among desires

September 26th, 2014 11:32 am by Gary B. Gray

"Can we use existing property to serve the public? I don't know" - Roger Blakeley, Parks and Recreation director.

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Motorcycle crash: Head-on collision in Kingsport claims life of Johnson City man

Motorcycle crash: Head-on collision in Kingsport claims life of Johnson City man

September 26th, 2014 9:30 am by NET News Service

Police said Jack Coffey's motorcycle was traveling on the wrong side of the road.

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Teacher paycheck delay avoided after 43 votes needed to elect Unicoi Co. school board chairwoman

Teacher paycheck delay avoided after 43 votes needed to elect Unicoi Co. school board chairwoman

September 26th, 2014 9:16 am by Brad Hicks

After failing to elect a chairman last week, the board adjourned and opted to call Thursday's meeting for that sole purpose.

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Wildlife Services set to drop raccoon vaccines from helicopters

Wildlife Services set to drop raccoon vaccines from helicopters

September 25th, 2014 8:59 pm by Tony Casey

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's ... the United States Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services dropping oral rabies vaccines from a helicopter?

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O'Reilly Auto Parts employee accused of embezzlement

O'Reilly Auto Parts employee accused of embezzlement

September 25th, 2014 8:02 pm by Staff Reports

A Chuckey man was accused of embezzlement from O'Reilly Auto Parts, 3102 W. Market St., on Thursday.

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Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

September 25th, 2014 4:29 pm by FELICIA FONSECA and TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Much of the land on the 27,000-square-mile reservation has been leased for things like farming, grazing, oil and gas development, mining and housing.

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UPDATE: Unicoi sheriff agrees to budget, foregoes lawsuit

UPDATE: Unicoi sheriff agrees to budget, foregoes lawsuit

September 25th, 2014 4:22 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley has signed a budgetary letter of agreement with County Mayor Greg Lynch and will not pursue a lawsuit against the county, the sheriff and mayor announced in a Wednesday afternoon news conference.

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Sewer work to cause Indian Ridge Road closures

Sewer work to cause Indian Ridge Road closures

September 25th, 2014 2:58 pm by For the Press

Due to ongoing sewer rehabilitation work, the Water and Sewer Services Department has issued traffic advisories.

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