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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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Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

September 15th, 2014 12:01 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennesseans are just weeks away from voting on a constitutional amendment to bar lawmakers from ever imposing a state income tax.

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North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

September 14th, 2014 9:37 pm by Staff Report

A 50-year-old North Carolina man has been identified as the victim of a fatal rafting accident Saturday on the Ocoee River in Polk County.

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TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

September 14th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a man in Pigeon Forge.

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Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

September 14th, 2014 9:08 pm by Associated Press

The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another was arriving. Cpl. Bryon Dickson of Dunmore was killed.

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Video shows slaying of British aid worker

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

September 13th, 2014 10:26 pm by ZEINA KARAM and SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."

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