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Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

September 24th, 2014 4:30 pm by JULIE PACE and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Speaking to the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, Obama said the U.S. would be a "respectful and constructive partner" in confronting the militants through force.

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Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:04 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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City facilities steering committee told 'to be brutally honest'

City facilities steering committee told 'to be brutally honest'

September 24th, 2014 1:43 pm by Rick Wagner

A consultant firm has been hired for about $270,000 by Sullivan County and about $190,000 by Kingsport to do separate, parallel and possibly intertwined facilities studies that are to lead to strategic plans for each school system.

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Attorney says highway workers have settled lawsuit with Sullivan County

Attorney says highway workers have settled lawsuit with Sullivan County

September 24th, 2014 12:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The lawsuit alleges no discussion occurred concerning their termination until they provided statements to the TBI concerning former Interim Highway Commissioner Terry Shaffer's "misconduct in office."

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After a century, Eastern District Association of Primitive Baptist Churches to convene again at Copper Creek in Scott County

After a century, Eastern District Association of Primitive Baptist Churches to convene again at Copper Creek in Scott County

September 24th, 2014 10:10 am by Marci Gore

Church members estimate that the 39 churches in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia that comprise the Eastern District Association of Primitive Baptist Churches could bring as many as 500 people into the area.

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Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

September 24th, 2014 8:37 am by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Thirty-five House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to prohibit children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects.

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Fleming: Kingsport focusing on fundamentals 'for a season'

Fleming: Kingsport focusing on fundamentals 'for a season'

September 24th, 2014 8:27 am by Matthew Lane

This year, the city changed its focus from big projects to the fundamentals, with 64 percent of the CIP going toward street improvements, safety and park enhancements.

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Owner of dog that assaulted toddler allegedly told teen, 'I'll blow your brains out'

Owner of dog that assaulted toddler allegedly told teen, 'I'll blow your brains out'

September 24th, 2014 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A woman whose dog knocked down and growled at a toddle last week is facing charges after she allegedly threatened to shoot one child in the head and nearly ran over another child while she was retrieving the dog.

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Woman was on phone with 911 when ex allegedly kicked her door in

Woman was on phone with 911 when ex allegedly kicked her door in

September 23rd, 2014 9:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman called 911 Sunday afternoon when she heard her ex-boyfriend approaching her residence riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

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Lady Indians settle for draw with Science Hill

Lady Indians settle for draw with Science Hill

September 23rd, 2014 9:15 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett battled end to end for 80 minutes and concluded their tussle at Indian Highland Park with a 1-1 draw on Tuesday.

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