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  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

    Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:41:20 GMT
    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:41:26 GMT
    A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy.
    A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.
  • UPDATE: I-26 East now open after truck fire near TN/NC line

    UPDATE: I-26 East now open after truck fire near TN/NC line

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:33 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:33:15 GMT
    One lane of Interstate 26 East near the Tennessee / North Carolina line in Unicoi County is closed after a tractor trailer caught fire Monday night.Around 11:25, THP got a call about truck on fire at mile marker 53 between the last exit on the Tennessee side and the state line.A state trooper arrived and radioed dispatchers that the truck was fully engulfed.
    One lane of Interstate 26 East near the Tennessee / North Carolina line in Unicoi County is closed after a tractor trailer caught fire Monday night.Around 11:25, THP got a call about truck on fire at mile marker 53 between the last exit on the Tennessee side and the state line.A state trooper arrived and radioed dispatchers that the truck was fully engulfed.
  • Greene County Commission votes down tax hike; now has to balance $1.7 million shortfall

    Greene County Commission votes down tax hike; now has to balance $1.7 million shortfall

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-09-16 05:33:00 GMT
    A fifteen cent property tax hike is on the table at Monday's Greene County Commission meeting. If a budget isn't passed it could mean some major consequences for schools.The majority of the commissioners and the mayor are newly elected."They've been left with this and that's unfortunate because it should have been settled before now," Greene County Director of Schools Dr. Vicki Kirk said."By the comptroller's office we should have had a budget in July," Greene County Mayor David Crum said.If ...
    A fifteen cent property tax hike is on the table at Monday's Greene County Commission meeting. If a budget isn't passed it could mean some major consequences for schools.The majority of the commissioners and the mayor are newly elected."They've been left with this and that's unfortunate because it should have been settled before now," Greene County Director of Schools Dr. Vicki Kirk said."By the comptroller's office we should have had a budget in July," Greene County Mayor David Crum said.If ...
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