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    Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

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    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. More>>

    UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

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    An independent U.N. commission said Wednesday that the Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians and that the Islamic State group committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two... More>>

    10 things to know about corporate inversions

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    Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain. More>>

    Storm Team 11 Weather: Clear and Cool Again Tonight

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    Man arrested for allegedly pouring gas on ex-girlfriend while holding lighter Video included

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    A 54 year-old Hawkins County man is behind bars and facing several charges including attempted arson. More>>

    Authorities: Man who shot 7 is 'serial killer'

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    A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said. More>>

    Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

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    A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause... More>>

    Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

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    Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said. More>>

    Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

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    Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were... More>>

    Johnson City Honda participates in ice bucket challenge, donates $11,000 to area charities Video included

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    The ALS ice bucket challenge is going on just about everywhere you look these days. One local car dealer took the challenge this morning in Johnson City More>>

    Settlement offer for fired Sullivan Co. road workers to be considered Thursday

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    Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street said County Commissioners will meet Thursday morning to consider a settlement.   The current proposal offer $3,000 to each of the seven employees, and the settlement calls for three terminated employees to get their jobs back as soon as September 2nd.

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    American woman is being held hostage in Syria

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    The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been... More>>

    UPDATE: new details released on ETSU bacterial meningitis cases Video included

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    East Tennessee State University officials confirmed Tuesday that an off-campus students was treated for a case of bacterial meningitis. More>>

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

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    Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. More>>

    Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

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    A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil... More>>

    Update: Restoration work on historic Sabine Hill set to start next week

    Sabine Hill was built in 1815 by General Nathaniel Taylor and his family.   Today, the rundown white frame house sits at the end of West G.Street near a busy state highway. Sabine Hill was built in 1815 by General Nathaniel Taylor and his family. Today, the rundown white frame house sits at the end of West G.Street near a busy state highway.
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    Construction is set to start on Sabine Hill on or about September 3rd - a week from tomorrow. More>>

    Nashville man battling ALS for 30 years takes ice bucket challenge Video included

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    Wayne Reed, 60, has been battling ALS for over 30 years. Confined to a motorized wheelchair, he decided to take part int he viral social media ice bucket challenge. More>>

    Sexual assault reported in Vanderbilt University dorm Video included

    Updated: Aug 26, 2014 07:35 PM

    Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a female student by a male acquaintance in a freshmen residence hall at Vanderbilt University.


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    Cars burned, painted with KKK at Murfreesboro tow lot Video included

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    Someone broke into Robinson's Towing in Murfreesboro early Monday morning and vandalized eight vehicles. More>>

    It's National Dog Day! Send us photos of your pooch

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    In case you have not heard, Tuesday is National Dog Day. To celebrate the day, we thought to share this really entertaining video of a dog named Nathan, "Dancing with himself."  More>>

    IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

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    Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix. More>>

    J. Fred Johnson Stadium ready for 1st home game

    A new season and an upgraded stadium; the Dobyns-Bennett football team is looking to kickoff it's first home game in the newly renovated J. Fred Johnson Stadium. Construction on the stadium began as soon as the season ended last November. "We have handicap rails, going up through the old stadium, new 14-15 hundred seats up top, new concession stands, new bathrooms," said Dobyns-Bennett Athletic Director Carry Daniels.Daniels said although the 70-year-old stadium has served them well, they out... More>>

    Possible airstrikes in Syria raise more questions

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    The intelligence gathered by U.S. military surveillance flights over Syria could support a broad bombing campaign against the Islamic State militant group, but current and former U.S. officials differ on whether air power... More>>

    Greene County voters to fill seat left vacant after commission-elect's death

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    In November, voters in Greene County will decide who will replace a county commissioner-elect who passed away last week. Earl Fletcher, Jr was elected to that job-- but last Friday morning he was found dead inside the Nathanael Greene Museum where he served as director for several years. More>>

    Bass Pro's bowling alley built by Tri-Cities company Video included

    "My goal is, is to build a bowling center that will last 40 years - just as they did when I started in 1982,” said Wes Snyder a foreman for Brunswick Installation. "My goal is, is to build a bowling center that will last 40 years - just as they did when I started in 1982,” said Wes Snyder a foreman for Brunswick Installation.
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    If you're a hunter or fisherman Bass pro sells all the gear you need, but where does bowling fit in?  The new store features a bowling alley and we found out the lanes are already rich with history. More>>

    A string of car burglaries linked by a manufacturer flaw Video included

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    It's something Johnson City Police said they've never seen before.Police said starting in late July there's been a string of car burglaries with GM SUVs.In the last month this has happened to seven in Johnson City, four in Bristol, and none so far in Kingsport.One local GM dealer, Tim Copenhaver, told me with the more recent models from 2007 up to 2014 it's easy to cut the power off from the outside. He said he suspects thieves are going up under the front right wheel and cutting the electric... More>>

    KPD search for car burglary suspect

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    Kingsport Police Department officers are searching for a white man who reportedly burglarized a vehicle at local mall Thursday. More>>

    Gaza truce open-ended, but puts off tough issues

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    Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting - an uneasy deal that halts the deadliest war the sides have fought in years, with more than 2,200 killed, but... More>>

    Investigation into TCAT director technically still open but DA doesn't expect criminal charges Video included

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    An investigation that has remained one of the most controversial topics in Carter County over the last year is technically still open, but First Judicial District Attorney General Tony Clark says he doesn't think there evidence of a crime. Sheriff Chris Mathes opened an investigation into Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton Director Dean Blevins last summer. Since then, Mathes has continued to say he believes Blevins personally benefited... More>>

    NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape Video included

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    Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. More>>

    Carter Co. teacher, coach charged for theft granted diversion, given six months probation Video included

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    Court documents show that a Carter County school teacher and coach under investigation for theft charges was granted a pre-trial diversion. More>>

    Car found in Boone Lake; no injuries reported Video included

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    News Channel 11 has confirmed that a car has been found partially submerged in Boone Lake. More>>

    Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

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    The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad. More>>

    Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

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    People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. More>>

    Suspect who escaped police custody captured Video included

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    Virginia officers are searching for a man who they say escaped from police custody overnight. More>>

    Practice run for Eastman Road Race set for Aug. 30

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    The 2014 Eastman Road Race is coming up on Saturday, September 6. To help participants prepare for this year's race, all runners are invited to participate in a free practice run on the Eastman Road Race 10K course this Saturday, August 30. More>>

    Kingsport gets $1.5M for water infrastructure

    The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration has awarded $1.5 million to Kingsport for development around Eastman Chemical Co. More>>

    ETSU finalizing plans for "Sex Week"

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    Plans are being finalized and an official name has been chosen as Eastern Tennessee State University prepares for a sex education event next semester. More>>

    Elizabethton principal battling ALS, Josh Wandell, to speak at Milligan College

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    Josh Wandell, principal at East Side Elementary School in Elizabethton, will speak at Milligan's first convocation of the 2014-15 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel. Wandell, 36, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2013.  More>>

    Shelbyville World War II soldier's remains return

    The remains of a World War II soldier discovered near the French/German border are returning to Tennessee 70 years after he disappeared. More>>

    Woman crashes car on Middlebrook Pike, emerges wearing just a tank top, witnesses say

    A woman was arrested Monday night for DUI after officers say she caused a crash and then emerged from her vehicle with only a tank top on. More>>

    'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

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    "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New... More>>

    Remember Netscape browser? Class of '18 doesn't

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    If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan. More>>

    More victims possible in Knox County peeping tom investigation Video included

    A Knox County man is out of jail after the Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested him for peeping on women. 6 News reported Friday that Christopher McKeon was charged with observation without consent and unlawful photography. More>>

    'World's scariest selfie' could have been social stand against racism Video included

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    The ‘scariest selfie' is a daring stunt, but could have been a social stance against racism. 

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    Tweetsie Trail Trek Tongue Twister Challenge Video included

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    How many times can you say Tweetsie Trail Trek within 15 seconds?  We want to know. All it takes is three easy steps.  More>>

    Former EHS swim coach charged with indecent exposure Video included

    Former Elizabethton High School Swim Coach Justin Thomas Conway is accused of exposing himself on two different occasions earlier this month in Johnson City. Former Elizabethton High School Swim Coach Justin Thomas Conway is accused of exposing himself on two different occasions earlier this month in Johnson City.
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    Former Elizabethton High School Swim Coach Justin Thomas Conway is accused of exposing himself on two different occasions earlier this month in Johnson City and masturbating in front of those people.  More>>

    Kingsport woman, 92, dies after car plunges into Fort Patrick Henry Lake Video included

    A 92-year-old woman died when her car crashed into Fort Henry Lake in Kingsport Monday afternoon. A 92-year-old woman died when her car crashed into Fort Henry Lake in Kingsport Monday afternoon.
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    A 92-year-old woman died when her car crashed into Fort Henry Lake in Kingsport Monday afternoon.Just before 4 p.m., a white 1998 Lincoln Town Car plunged into the lake killing the driver identified as Inez Summers of Kingsport. Police said Summers drove into a driveway at 3743 Hemlock Park Circle and lost control of her car "for unknown reasons," KPD spokesman Tom Patton said.
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    Most Wanted: regional shoplifting ring targets The Mall at Johnson City Video included

    Johnson City Police are trying to crack what they think could be a regional shoplifting ring. Johnson City Police are trying to crack what they think could be a regional shoplifting ring.
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    Johnson City Police are trying to crack what they think could be a regional shoplifting ring.On August 4th, detectives got several calls from stores in The Mall at Johnson City about thefts inside stores.Surveillance video shows two groups of two people stealing more than $1,000 total from Belk, Zumiz, Crazy Eight, Express, Charlotte Russe, and Justice. More>>

    Cristobal strengthens to a hurricane

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    Cristobal is now a Category 1 hurricane, with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour.


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    Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

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    The earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday as business owners mopped up high-end vintages that spilled from barrels and bottles and swept... More>>

    Soldier dies after shooting at Fort Lee Video included

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    Fort Lee officials say a soldier has died after she likely shot herself at the post Monday morning.
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    Temporary solution in place for Unicoi County school resource officers Video included

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    The budget battle continues in Unicoi County.
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    Man charged in stabbing death of Erwin man

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    The crime scene is hundreds of miles from our region, but a suspect has been arrested for the stabbing death of an Erwin man. More>>

    State loses contact with cemetery owner, civil, criminal proceedings moving forward without her Video included

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    A year after our Community Watchdog investigation first uncovered problems at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens, the case has become one of the largest in recent memory at the 3rd Judicial District Attorney General's Office. More>>

    ETSU performing arts center fundraising target increased

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    One of the most anticipated projects in the history of East Tennessee State University now has a higher price tag, but ETSU's president doesn't believe that will stop the Performing Arts Center from becoming a reality. More>>

    Witnesses recount ex-swim coach allegedly exposing himself Video included

    Jodie Forgione giving her account of what happpened Jodie Forgione giving her account of what happpened
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    A former local high school swim coach is charged with two counts indecent exposure.Witnesses say Elizabethton High School's former swim coach Justin Conway exposed himself in public on August 1st and 5th.Court documents say Conway recently turned himself on August 19th.I talked with both witnesses about what they say happened."Down the alley way there I had seen someone coming up really slowly," Jodie Forgione said.Forgione said Conway drove up to her while she was sitting on the steps of her... More>>

    Nakatetsu and Jtekt talk expansion for Telford plants

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    More than 100 jobs could be headed to the region thanks to county leader’s recent trip to Japan.2 weeks ago, Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge and Washington County Economic Development Council C.E.O. Mitch Miller met with leaders of Nakatetsu and Jtekt in Japan.Both companies have plants located in Telford, TN are aiming to build stronger relationships with county leaders.Miller said a stronger relationship with the leaders of these companies could translate to more jobs for Washington Co... More>>

    Friends remember Northeast Tennessee man killed in Big South Fork hiking accident Video included

    A Northeast Tennessee man who has ties to Knoxville died Saturday in a hiking accident during a visit to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.
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    Norton, Va. man assaults wife, shoots self in head during argument Video included

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    An argument between a man and a woman in Norton, Va., led to gunfire Sunday night. More>>

    Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

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    Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada. More>>

    JCPD officer charged with assault Video included

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    A Johnson City Police Department officer was charged on Aug. 10 after he reportedly assaulted a man in a local Elk's Lodge.

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    Manning's teammates loved QB's first ever taunting penalty Video included

    Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are still nearly two weeks away from their Sunday night opener against the Colts, but number 18 already did something this year he's never done: get a penalty for taunting. More>>

    Man arrested for scaling Brooklyn Bridge Video included

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    A man was arrested after he was caught climbing the Brooklyn Bridge.

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    Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens US

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    Gen. Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria. More>>

    Apple recalling some iPhone 5's

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    Some iPhone 5's are having battery issues, and Apple is issuing a recall. More>>

    Family, community remember Michael Brown Video included

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    Family called Michael Brown a 'gentle soul' during his funeral. More>>

    VSP investigating dog shooting in Wise County, Va. Video included

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    Virginia State Police's Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Wytheville Field Office is currently investigating a shooting that happened in Wise County. More>>

    Kingsport man charged after pulling handgun on man in Dairy Queen

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    A Kingsport man was arrested Saturday after he pulled a handgun on a man in a local restaurant.

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    ETSU football announces walk-on tryout information

    On Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 5 p.m., the ETSU coaching staff will hold a meeting for all students who are interested in trying out for the team. More>>

    Explosion at IL metal recycling plant kills 2, injures 1

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    An Illinois recycling plant explosion killed two on Monday.  More>>

    About a dozen women bare breasts at topless rally in Asheville

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    About a dozen women bared their breasts in a topless rally at a downtown Asheville park which organizers said was designed to promote equality for women. More>>

    Army: Shooter at Va. base was female soldier

     The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base. More>>

    NC board sheds new light on Boone motel deaths Video included

    A board deciding whether to suspend or revoke the license of a contractor has shed new light on errors that led to three people dying from carbon monoxide poisoning in the same Boone motel room. More>>

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    What's Working: Speedway Children's Charities Video included

    In 1997 Claudia Byrd launched the Tri-Cities Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities. The Non-Profit Agency raised over 114 thousand dollars "We've raised over 8 million dollars for children in our region" The charity raised 742 thousand dollars just last year. Speedway In Lights serves as the charities largest fundraiser. others include a shooting competing at Shooters Edge, and three golf tournaments a year."All of that money stays right her in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia" ... More>>

    WCSO leads state with $9.7million in military surplus equipment

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Since 1993, Tennessee law enforcement agencies have received more than 41,000 military surplus items worth at least $121 million, much of that going to the state's smaller cities and counties. More>>

    Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in Atlantic

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    A tropical storm warning was placed in effect for the southeastern Bahamas.

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    Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

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    Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. More>>

    Suspect in Los Angeles-area shootings detained

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    A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and wounded four others within the span of an hour Sunday in the Los Angeles area was taken into custody following a standoff, police said. More>>

    Bow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards

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    By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer Bow down: Beyonce was the reigning queen of Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. More>>

    Bishop: Slain US journalist Foley opened our eyes

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    Slain U.S. journalist James Foley was living his faith by bringing images to the world of people suffering from war and oppressive regimes, a Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday at a Mass in his honor. More>>

    Dad of 18-year-old shot by officer asks for peace

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    The father of a black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson pleaded Sunday for a "day of silence" as he lays his son to rest Monday. More>>

    Bicyclist hit by truck, taken to hospital

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    A bicyclist was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon after being hit by a truck in Bristol, Virginia.The 22 year old was crossing Piedmont Avenue on his bike when he was hit.Officers on scene said the truck was driving through the intersection of Piedmont Avenue and Euclid Avenue when the bicyclist came out of a nearby driveway.The man on the bicycle was taken to Bristol Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.The crash is still under investigation.Copyright WJHL 2014. All rights reserved. More>>

    BMS crews clean up after race week

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    The races are over and fans have packed up and left the Tri-Cities after a busy race week in Bristol.Sunday was clean-up day at Bristol Motor Speedway after all the fans and their RV's cleared out.It was an all day event. Crews used vans, tractors, and hundreds of trash bags to clean up the parking lots.Volunteers and BMS staff started with the grandstands and made their way to the campgrounds to clean up the trash left behind by the thousands of fans in attendance.Copyright WJHL 2014. All ri... More>>

    US says American held in Syria has been freed

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    An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic... More>>

    Actor, director Richard Attenborough dead at 90

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    Longtime director, actor and producer Richard Attenborough has passed away. He was 90 years old.  More>>

    Pedestrian hit and killed in Bristol, Va.

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    Bristol, Virginia Police are investigating an early morning crash in which a pedestrian was hit and killed by a pickup truck.According to Bristol Police, the crash happened around 7 a.m. Sunday on Island Road near the intersection with Harmony Drive.Investigators said David Ausmus, 66, was walking along Island Road facing oncoming traffic when he was hit from behind by a pickup truck driven by Jeremiah Allison, 74.According to Police, Allison had crossed over the centerline while going around... More>>

    Jihadis capture major Syrian air base in northeast

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    Islamic State fighters captured a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the jihadi group, activists and state media said. More>>

    Gov declares emergency after SF Bay quake

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    A 6.0 magnitude earthquake caused infrastructure damage and dozens of injuries north of San Francisco Bay.

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    Brights Zoo: initial reports show baby giraffe had infection throughout body

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    David Bright of Brights Zoo spoke to us on Sunday about the recent death of a baby giraffe named Patch. More>>

    Palestinian president prepares new UN appeal

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    Aides to the Palestinian president said Sunday that he will soon appeal to the international community to set a deadline for Israel to end its occupation of lands captured in the 1967 Mideast war and make way for an... More>>

    Confederate memorial tampered with in Elizabethton, local veteran searches for answers

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    The Sons of Confederate Veterans out of Elizabethton are in search of answers after vandals have struck twice over the past week. More>>

    King University welcomes incoming students Video included

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    Hundreds of students were up bright and early Saturday morning for move in day at King University in Bristol. More>>

    Suge Knight shot at pre-VMA party

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    The lead up to this year's VMAs has proven particularly dangerous. Suge Knight was shot, Iggy Azalea fell off stage and a snake bit a Nicki Minaj back-up dancer.

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    Appalachian Power warns customers of possible scam

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    Appalachian Power in Virginia is warning customers about a new scam. According to the utility, the scam targets small business owners.The scam tells customers they have to make an immediate payment, or have their service disconnected. Victims are often told to use prepaid debit cards.Jeri Matheney, Appalachian Power spokesperson, said the company does not ask for payment in this manner. Matheney also said while the latest targets of the scam have been in Virginia, this type of scam may also b... More>>

    Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

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    Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the Bardarbunga volcano. And scientists at the Icelandic Meteorological Office said their announcement... More>>

    Medical Watch: Fall Allergy Class and Screening Video included

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    The fun fall season is right around the corner which means lots of fun trips, falling leaves, and campfires to most people. However, for some of us this means a lot of misery and medication. More>>

    Your Weekly Constitutional: Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. Video included

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    Catch 'Your Weekly Constitutional' with Stewart Harris on WETS-FM, 89.5, Sundays at 3pm and Tuesdays at 8pm. More>>

    Problems with Charter internet

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    News Channel 11 has received several calls and messages from viewers about problems with Charter's internet service being down. More>>

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    • Man arrested for allegedly pouring gas on ex-girlfriend while holding lighter

      Man arrested for allegedly pouring gas on ex-girlfriend while holding lighter

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-08-27 07:23:35 GMT
      Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office) Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office)
      A 54 year-old Hawkins County man is behind bars and facing several charges including attempted arson.
      A 54 year-old Hawkins County man is behind bars and facing several charges including attempted arson.
    • Johnson City Honda participates in ice bucket challenge, donates $11,000 to area charities

      Johnson City Honda participates in ice bucket challenge, donates $11,000 to area charities

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:12:04 GMT
      The ALS ice bucket challenge is going on just about everywhere you look these days. One local car dealer took the challenge this morning in Johnson City
      The ALS ice bucket challenge is going on just about everywhere you look these days. One local car dealer took the challenge this morning in Johnson City
    • Massage and stroke recovery

      Massage and stroke recovery

      GREENEVILLE, TN – A local therapist will demonstrate massage techniques at the next stroke support group meeting at Takoma Regional Hospital from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Robin Dean of Touch of Grace Therapeutic Massage will also discuss the benefits of massage therapy. “We are planning a really fun, relaxing night,” Jamila Darwish, a speech therapist at Takoma and the group's host, said. The meeting is free and open to the public. The support group meetings are now being held in the Ce...
      GREENEVILLE, TN – A local therapist will demonstrate massage techniques at the next stroke support group meeting at Takoma Regional Hospital from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Robin Dean of Touch of Grace Therapeutic Massage will also discuss the benefits of massage therapy. “We are planning a really fun, relaxing night,” Jamila Darwish, a speech therapist at Takoma and the group's host, said. The meeting is free and open to the public. The support group meetings are now being held in the Ce...
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    • Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

      Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:48:11 GMT
      An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is holding, as many wonder what was gained during 50 days of fighting.
      An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.
    • UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

      UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:43:23 GMT
      The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.
      An independent U.N. commission said Wednesday that the Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians and that the Islamic State group committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two...
    • 10 things to know about corporate inversions

      10 things to know about corporate inversions

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-08-27 09:18:39 GMT
      Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian...
      Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.
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    • Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:47:49 GMT
      A man who took a nearly $5,000 gold nugget from a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store offered to pay for it two days after his face appeared in photos distributed by the media.
      A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it - after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
    • Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:46 GMT
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
    • Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:45 GMT
      A Maine lobsterman says one of his traps caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
      A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
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    • July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:51:57 GMT
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
    • Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

      Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:11:19 GMT
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      The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
      The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
    • WJHL joins the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

      WJHL joins the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:14:24 GMT
      The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is soaking the nation. News Channel 11 is joining in on the movement. Thursday, News Channel 11 is challenging Team Wandell of Carter County, TN to take the #IceBucketChallenge. 
      The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is soaking the nation. News Channel 11 is joining in on the movement. Thursday, News Channel 11 is challenging Team Wandell of Carter County, TN to take the #IceBucketChallenge. 
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