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Update: Sheriff says missing woman located

Update: Sheriff says missing woman located

August 16th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

A Roan Mountain woman who was missing since Friday afternoon has been located, authorities said.

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Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

August 16th, 2014 1:55 pm by JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies.

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'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam

'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam

August 16th, 2014 1:51 pm by DIAA HADID and SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press

Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants.

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TBI looks into missing money from Unicoi Co. Jail

TBI looks into missing money from Unicoi Co. Jail

August 15th, 2014 9:48 pm by Brad Hicks

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials confirmed Friday that the agency is investigating the report of missing funds from the Unicoi County Jail.

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Snail mail? Post office consolidation creates conundrum for local merchant

Snail mail? Post office consolidation creates conundrum for local merchant

August 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City business owner says "Better late than never" isn't cutting it when it comes to mail delivery.

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Red, white, blush could accompany red, white, blue on Election Day

Red, white, blush could accompany red, white, blue on Election Day

August 15th, 2014 9:21 pm by Nathan Baker

Residents of Johnson City and Elizabethton will join those of most other Northeast Tennessee municipalities in November in voting to decide whether wine can be sold in supermarkets, convenience stores and big-box retailers.

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ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

August 15th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Report

It's probably not hard to believe that what East Tennessee State University's Dr. Brad DeWeese remembers most about working with the late Robin Williams in the movie "Patch Adams" was that he was a comedian both when the cameras were and weren't rolling.

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String of Tennessee computer failures affect real people

String of Tennessee computer failures affect real people

August 15th, 2014 8:47 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

It's become a broken record in Tennessee: When state government runs into controversy, someone blames a computer system.

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Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

August 15th, 2014 8:41 pm by PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption - making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's

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Carter Co. jailer fired, inmate assault case to go to grand jury

Carter Co. jailer fired, inmate assault case to go to grand jury

August 15th, 2014 4:11 pm by John Thompson

Sheriff Chris Mathes said Chancelor Presnell was dismissed from employment on Friday, following an investigation into the alleged assault.

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