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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 10.17.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 10.17.14 - VIDEO

October 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Nelly, Sargeant, Toby, Bandit, Zilla, and Jenny.

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UPDATE WITH READER POLL: Sullivan commission may weigh in on Amendment 1; tell us what you think

UPDATE WITH READER POLL: Sullivan commission may weigh in on Amendment 1; tell us what you think

October 17th, 2014 10:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission appears poised to approve a resolution on Monday urging "support" for an abortion-related state constitutional amendment currently on the ballot for voters across the state.

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Jihadis take their kids to war; moms fight back

Jihadis take their kids to war; moms fight back

October 17th, 2014 9:24 am by VISAR KRYEZIU, Associated Press; LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

"I thought they were going on a holiday for a couple of days," his mother, Pranvera Zena Abazi, 30, told The Associated Press in an interview late Thursday. "Three days later I got an SMS from his father, Arben, saying they were in Syria."

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Police search for Tennessee teen who escaped transport van

Police search for Tennessee teen who escaped transport van

October 17th, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

Police are still looking for one of two teens who escaped custody while being taken to a detention facility in Montgomery County.

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Hunger First's Gillis soldiers on with good works begun by his late mother

Hunger First's Gillis soldiers on with good works begun by his late mother

October 17th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

With the holidays just around the corner, Hunger First has a busy few months coming up. There are different activities planned for all three major holidays.

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Ishikawa's 3-run HR sends Giants back to Series

Ishikawa's 3-run HR sends Giants back to Series

October 17th, 2014 12:15 am by JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Writer

Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an NL championship series, a three-run shot that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 on Thursday night.

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Knoxville Catholic upends Lady Rebels

Knoxville Catholic upends Lady Rebels

October 16th, 2014 11:20 pm by George Thwaites

The Fighting Irish fought back for a 24-26, 22-25, 25-18, 29-27, 15-9 comeback victory in Thursday night's TSSAA Class AA volleyball sectional at Sullivan South.

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Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

October 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

At the depths of the downturn, in late 2008 through mid-2009, initial jobless claims were running at twice the current level. Economists had expected claims to rise slightly last week.

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Tribe volleyball storms back against Bulldogs, earns state berth

Tribe volleyball storms back against Bulldogs, earns state berth

October 16th, 2014 10:25 pm by ZACH VANCE, Times-News Correspondent

D-B rallied to defeat Bearden 20-25, 26-24, 25-22, 20-25, 15-13 in a TSSAA Class AAA sectional match Thursday night inside the Buck Van Huss Dome and earn a berth in the state tournament in Murfreesboro.

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Appalachian artistry on display during MECC's Home Craft Days Festival

Appalachian artistry on display during MECC's Home Craft Days Festival

October 16th, 2014 9:29 pm by Staff Report

Mountain Empire Community College is set for the 43rd annual Home Craft Days Festival, which begins Friday and runs through Sunday.

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