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Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

January 20th, 2014 9:31 am by Marci Gore

The group, which usually consists of about 25 men ranging in age from 13 to 58, meets in a house that has been turned into a fully-equipped gym across the street from Calvary Baptist Church on Pine Street in Kingsport.

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Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

January 20th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

Police say a north Alabama a woman has been linked to stealing from gravesites in three states and trying to sell the items online.

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Parades, marches and service projects to honor MLK

Parades, marches and service projects to honor MLK

January 20th, 2014 8:31 am by Staff Report

In Memphis, Tenn., where King was assassinated, an audio recording of an interview with King would be played at the National Civil Rights Museum.

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Sports
Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl pits top 'O,' top 'D'

Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl pits top 'O,' top 'D'

January 20th, 2014 8:28 am by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer

Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks were the NFL's best all season, so it's fitting that they'll meet in the Super Bowl.

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Sullivan South science team’s research taken to astronomy conference

Sullivan South science team’s research taken to astronomy conference

January 19th, 2014 9:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

A group of Sullivan South students recently presented results from a yearlong project with NASA to astronomers from around the country.

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Sullivan County Regional Health Department  earns recognition

Sullivan County Regional Health Department earns recognition

January 19th, 2014 9:28 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Regional Health Department has been recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

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Roe says $1 trillion spending bill  has winners and losers

Roe says $1 trillion spending bill has winners and losers

January 19th, 2014 9:15 pm by Hank Hayes

The $1 trillion appropriations bill passed overwhelmingly by Congress keeps federal government discretionary spending back at 2008 levels, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe claimed in a recent conference call with reporters.

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Wise County School Board members to discuss sick leave, dual enrollment

Wise County School Board members to discuss sick leave, dual enrollment

January 19th, 2014 9:04 pm by Stephen Igo

A first look at calendar options for the 2014-15 school year, a dual enrollment partnership with MECC and discussion over a sick leave policy for new employees will be on top of Monday’s agenda for the Wise County School Board.

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Iraq announces offensive against al-Qaida

Iraq announces offensive against al-Qaida

January 19th, 2014 6:26 pm by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — Iraqi government forces and allied tribal militias launched an all-out offensive Sunday to push al-Qaida militants from a provincial capital, officials said.

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Regional & National
Lawmakers say Obama surveillance idea won’t work

Lawmakers say Obama surveillance idea won’t work

January 19th, 2014 6:09 pm by LIBBY QUAID, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A chief element of President Barack Obama’s attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress’ intelligence committees said Sunday.

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