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Megasausage invades Illinois

Megasausage invades Illinois

September 15th, 2014 3:38 pm by Associated Press

About 50 people volunteered to carefully grill a 100-foot bratwurst without burning or breaking it at a bar in Illinois.

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Update: Despite new faces, division still present in Carter Co. Commission

Update: Despite new faces, division still present in Carter Co. Commission

September 15th, 2014 2:09 pm by John Thompson

The new Carter County Commission held its first meeting on Monday morning and revealed it is deeply divided, but several commissioners expressed the desire to do the people's will and become more united.

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Tennessee justices name Haslam legal advisor Slatery as attorney general

Tennessee justices name Haslam legal advisor Slatery as attorney general

September 15th, 2014 12:24 pm by Associated Press

Herbert Slatery will be the state's first Republican attorney general.

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Students select transgender girl as homecoming princess at Colorado high school

Students select transgender girl as homecoming princess at Colorado high school

September 15th, 2014 12:09 pm by Associated Press

Two of the other girls who were nominated by their peers were "extremely supportive," Scarlett said, and the other "was really upset."

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UPDATE: Hove named Wellmont's interim CEO

UPDATE: Hove named Wellmont's interim CEO

September 15th, 2014 10:37 am by Nathan Baker

Former Bristol Regional Medical Center President Bart Hove will take over in the interim for the departing CEO of Wellmont Health System.

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Stray bullet claims 2nd victim: Baby dies 13 hours after mother

Stray bullet claims 2nd victim: Baby dies 13 hours after mother

September 15th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

Megan Doto, 25, whose due date was next month, was struck in the face late Sunday morning by a bullet that had traveled several hundred yards down the street, police Capt. Steven Murianka said.

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Obama to bestow Vietnam War soldiers with Medal of Honor

Obama to bestow Vietnam War soldiers with Medal of Honor

September 15th, 2014 9:53 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Congress granted an exemption so Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat could receive the medal, because recommendations typically must be made within two years of the act of heroism, and the medal presented within three.

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Today in Tennessee: Supreme Court to name next attorney general

Today in Tennessee: Supreme Court to name next attorney general

September 15th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

The candidates include incumbent Bob Cooper; Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser Herbert Slattery; state Sen. Doug Overbey; and private attorneys Gino Bulso of Nashville and Mark Fulks of Johnson City.

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A look at mid-range and top earners in Tennessee

A look at mid-range and top earners in Tennessee

September 15th, 2014 9:27 am by Associated Press

Johnson City's mid-range income is $38,928. The top 5 percent: $268,337.

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Kudzu-eating bugs: Friend or foe?

Kudzu-eating bugs: Friend or foe?

September 15th, 2014 8:57 am by Morgan Simmons, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Kudzu bugs are related to stink bugs, and like stink bugs they emit a strong, spicy odor when disturbed.

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