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U.S. airman says train attacker 'ready to fight to the end'

U.S. airman says train attacker 'ready to fight to the end'

August 23rd, 2015 6:01 pm by Associated Press

PARIS - Three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train speeding through Belgium.

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Community Photos
Cherokee NJROTC Color Guard help open Bristol races

Cherokee NJROTC Color Guard help open Bristol races

August 23rd, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Cherokee High School's NJROTC color guard served during the opening ceremonies of both NASCAR races Friday and Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Carter's cancer fight puts new meaning in old Sunday school lesson

Carter's cancer fight puts new meaning in old Sunday school lesson

August 23rd, 2015 5:28 pm by KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

The Sunday school lesson was familiar: When your burden grows heavy, ask God for strength. But the message carried a more powerful and personal meaning than usual because of who delivered it: Jimmy Carter.

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After 16 years in Kingsport, South African man becomes citizen

After 16 years in Kingsport, South African man becomes citizen

August 23rd, 2015 4:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"That's one of the things I promised myself when I came over here," he said. "There's no turning back, no looking back. There is only going forward."

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Community
Dungannon square dance and dinner set for Friday

Dungannon square dance and dinner set for Friday

August 23rd, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

The Town of Dungannon will host a dinner and square dance on Friday, Aug. 28. Events kickoff at 5 p.m. at the historic train depot.

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Sports
It's unanimous: Ohio State No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

It's unanimous: Ohio State No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

August 23rd, 2015 2:25 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, with the defending national champions receiving all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings released Sunday.

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Regional & National Education
Tennessee Promise students begin classes this week

Tennessee Promise students begin classes this week

August 23rd, 2015 2:00 pm by Associated Press

More than 22,000 Tennessee Promise students will use the scholarship to begin classes this week at a state community or technical college. As of Aug. 1, officials say there were 22,524 students qualified to attend through the program.

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Opinion
Opinion: The PC Police are running amok

Opinion: The PC Police are running amok

August 23rd, 2015 2:00 pm by Editorial Board

That was another rare but refreshing response to the disease of political correctness which continues to infect society, leaving some numbers of folks seemingly mindless.

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Community Education

Reverse Transfer program allows transfer students at Tusculum College to receive associate degrees

August 23rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Reverse Transfer makes it possible for students who transferred from a Tennessee community college before earning a two-year degree to retroactively receive that credential when requirements are met in pursuit of a bachelor's degree.

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Lasting legacy - Kingsport planning its Centennial Park

Lasting legacy - Kingsport planning its Centennial Park

August 23rd, 2015 12:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to preliminary drawings, centennial park will include a circular history walk on the interior with Kingsport's history on display by the decades. Surrounded by trees, landscaping and benches will be the centerpiece of the park

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