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US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

January 2nd, 2015 6:00 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday authorizing the sanctions. Although the U.S. has already sanctioned North Korea over its nuclear program, these are the first sanctions punishing Pyongyang for alleged cyberattacks.

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Entertainment
'Beverly Hillbillies' star Donna Douglas dies

'Beverly Hillbillies' star Donna Douglas dies

January 2nd, 2015 5:29 pm by Associated Press

Douglas played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom. Her niece says Douglas died Thursday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, of pancreatic cancer.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Dec. 28

January 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos featured also appeared in the Dec. 28 print edition of Sunday Stories.

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'Something had to change': Newlywed finds focus, loses 62 pounds in 2014

'Something had to change': Newlywed finds focus, loses 62 pounds in 2014

January 2nd, 2015 11:38 am by Marci Gore

It took her eight months, but Laura Bledsoe said she did lose the 50 pounds, and has since lost another 12 pounds, making her total weight loss 62 pounds.

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Community Sunday Stories
ARCH working to end homelessness

ARCH working to end homelessness

January 2nd, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

The Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness offers multiple programs that provide people with the opportunities to regain their ground and sustain a life through classes and other offerings.

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News Crime Local News
KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

January 2nd, 2015 9:53 am by Nick Shepherd

After speaking to an employee of the store, police learned that as the employee was exiting the store for the day, he was met by a man brandishing a black semi-automatic handgun, who pushed him back inside.

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Opinion
Tenn. leaders should expand Medicaid

Tenn. leaders should expand Medicaid

January 2nd, 2015 9:48 am by Letters to the Editor

Tennessee legislators are requesting federal money to keep our hospitals up and running. These are the same idiots who refused to expand Medicaid, even though the federal government would have paid 100 percent.

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Opinion
Why are we $18 trillion in debt? Ask the NSF

Why are we $18 trillion in debt? Ask the NSF

January 2nd, 2015 9:47 am by Editorial Board

The sickening waste extant at the National Science Foundation is repeated through hundreds of other government agencies as part of a federal budget process that has been out of control for decades.

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Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

January 2nd, 2015 9:36 am by NET News Service

A Telford man was charged with attempted second-degree murder early this morning after he ran down a man in a Johnson City Walmart parking lot, police said in a news release.

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Piano stores closing as fewer children taking up instrument

Piano stores closing as fewer children taking up instrument

January 2nd, 2015 9:31 am by DAVID PITT, Associated Press

Stores dedicated to selling pianos like Foster's are dwindling across the country as fewer people take up the instrument and those who do often opt for a less expensive electronic keyboard or a used piano.

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