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Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

September 15th, 2014 9:44 am by LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Neither Iran nor Syria, which together share most of Iraq's borders, was invited to the international conference in Paris, which opened as a pair of French reconnaissance jets took off over Iraqi skies.

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A critical point: Planned downtown apartment complex at old Supermarket Row site awaits final key details

A critical point: Planned downtown apartment complex at old Supermarket Row site awaits final key details

September 15th, 2014 9:44 am by Hank Hayes

Back in February, the Kingsport Economic Development Board (KEDB) entered into a letter of intent with a Knoxville developer who expressed interest in building the complex on the old Supermarket Row property off Sullivan Street.

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Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015; Miss Virginia first runner-up

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015; Miss Virginia first runner-up

September 14th, 2014 11:41 pm by WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

September 14th, 2014 7:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

JOLIET, Ill. — With a daring drive through the middle, Brad Keselowski showed how badly he wants to win another championship.

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Skin shocks used at Massachusetts school draw look from FDA

Skin shocks used at Massachusetts school draw look from FDA

September 14th, 2014 5:14 pm by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

CANTON, Mass. — Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks — so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.

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KPD reports improved traffic safety

KPD reports improved traffic safety

September 14th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rain Smith

The Model City's seat belt usage is up and injuries are down, according to the Kingsport Police Department, resulting in an award at last week's Tennessee Lifesavers Conference in Murfreesboro.

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Sports
Cowboys beat Titans 26-10 for first win

Cowboys beat Titans 26-10 for first win

September 14th, 2014 4:40 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

The Dallas Cowboys avoided an 0-2 start after getting a dominating performance from DeMarco Murray and their beleaguered defense on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

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Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

September 14th, 2014 3:23 pm by LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group.

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Hall of Fame golfer Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

Hall of Fame golfer Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

September 14th, 2014 3:05 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Greg Norman is recovering from a chain-saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand but not his sense of humor. "At least I can still play tennis," Norman told The Associated Press by phone Sunday morning.

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Former IA principal hired by Tennessee STEM Innovation Network

Former IA principal hired by Tennessee STEM Innovation Network

September 14th, 2014 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

NASHVILLE — Former Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee Principal Sandy Watkins has joined a new program to train principals and other school leaders.

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