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Local law enforcement says military munitions for unforeseen emergencies only

Local law enforcement says military munitions for unforeseen emergencies only

May 4th, 2014 6:14 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Last month, the Johnson City Police Department set up a perimeter outside a home on Snowden Terrace during an alleged domestic altercation that led to a 13-hour standoff.

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Big Stone Gap golf tournament  to benefit cancer support center

Big Stone Gap golf tournament to benefit cancer support center

May 4th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — The fourth annual Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tournament to raise funds for an area cancer support facility is set for June 6 at Lonesome Pine Country Club in Big Stone Gap.

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Hamlin races to first Talladega Superspeedway win

Hamlin races to first Talladega Superspeedway win

May 4th, 2014 5:42 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

TALLADEGA, Ala. — Denny Hamlin, winner of three races at Daytona that didn't count, finally has a points-paying victory at a restrictor-plate track.

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Morristown veteran to return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

Morristown veteran to return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

May 4th, 2014 5:32 pm by STAN JOHNSON, Citizen Tribune

MORRISTOWN — In a few weeks, Lawrence L. Brannan, of Morristown, will embark on a long journey he's taken twice before. The last time was in 1994. The first time was 70 years ago, on June 6, 1944.

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Acrobats fall during  circus stunt in Rhode Island

Acrobats fall during circus stunt in Rhode Island

May 4th, 2014 5:16 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground.

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Bryan College losing nearly 25% of faculty after 'Adam and Eve' controversy

Bryan College losing nearly 25% of faculty after 'Adam and Eve' controversy

May 4th, 2014 4:35 pm by Associated Press

The dispute at Bryan College began in when trustees clarified the school's statement of belief to state that Adam and Eve were historical people who were not created from previously existing life forms.

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Nigerian leader: New order to free 276 abducted girls

Nigerian leader: New order to free 276 abducted girls

May 4th, 2014 4:30 pm by BASHIR ADIGUN and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

Nigeria's president met through the night with security, school and state officials and issued a new directive that "everything must be done" to free the 276 girls held captive by Islamic extremists, one of his advisers said Sunday.

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Brandts pitches Virginia-Wise to MEC tournament title

Brandts pitches Virginia-Wise to MEC tournament title

May 4th, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Freshman Taylor Brandts pitched Virginia-Wise to a 6-2 victory over West Virginia Wesleyan on Sunday in the MEC softball tournament championship game.

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Powerade dropping controversial ingredient BVO

Powerade dropping controversial ingredient BVO

May 4th, 2014 2:54 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Coca-Cola is dropping a controversial ingredient from its Powerade sports drink. Brominated vegetable oil had been the target of a petition by a teenager, who questioned its use in a drink marketed toward health-conscious athletes.

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America's first museum puts rare-flag collection on display

May 4th, 2014 1:49 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

Dozens of flags, many never displayed in modern times, go on exhibit Monday at the Charleston Museum, the earliest museum in America. The collection spans two centuries.

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