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Final design approved for new Animal Shelter

Final design approved for new Animal Shelter

September 3rd, 2014 11:25 am by Max Hrenda

To help combat the number of cats euthanized for space concerns, the new shelter will include two cat colony areas, where cats will be grouped together for public display.

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Graybeal: Deputy on mend after shooting himself in leg

Graybeal: Deputy on mend after shooting himself in leg

September 2nd, 2014 9:40 pm by Max Hrenda

Authorities said a Washington County sheriff's deputy is recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound he suffered while looking for a murder suspect.

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Tweetsie task force talks trek turnout, troubles, more

Tweetsie task force talks trek turnout, troubles, more

September 2nd, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

After East Tennessee State University professors and Dr. Fred Alsop and Dr. Tim McDowell both got the Tweetsie Trail task force's permission to pursue projects with students to identify, catalog and display information on bird and tree species found on an

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Wandell brings message of faith to Milligan

Wandell brings message of faith to Milligan

September 2nd, 2014 9:23 pm by John Thompson

There won't be a lot of lectures that Milligan College students will remember 20 years from now, but the words they heard in the college's first convocation of the new academic year are words that many will long remember.

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Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

September 2nd, 2014 9:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A father and step mother accused of killing a 5-year-old girl by forcing her to drink an excessive amount of grape soda and water in 2012 were served Friday with sealed Hawkins County Grand Jury indictment warrants Friday.

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Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

September 2nd, 2014 5:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Rafael Diaz Saldana was arrested Monday evening and charged with false reporting, making death threats to a school employee and harassment.

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U.S. family grieving over new beheading video

U.S. family grieving over new beheading video

September 2nd, 2014 5:46 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

Earlier, the State Department said U.S. intelligence officials were still trying to determine if the video was genuine.

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Update: Electrical short caused house-consuming blaze

Update: Electrical short caused house-consuming blaze

September 2nd, 2014 2:20 pm by Max Hrenda

Although no lives were lost, a single mother and her three children lost their home and most of their belongings when a fire broke out earlier this week.

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Update: Robbery suspect identified,  Johnson City police say he killed himself in standoff

Update: Robbery suspect identified, Johnson City police say he killed himself in standoff

September 2nd, 2014 10:56 am by Becky Campbell

A man suspected of robbing a West Market Street pharmacy shot himself in a standoff with Johnson City police this morning, according to emergency radio communications.

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Update: 8 still on run after 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Update: 8 still on run after 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

September 2nd, 2014 9:28 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Earlier reports indicated that 32 had escaped.

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