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Smoky Mountains shutdown sparks call for protest

Smoky Mountains shutdown sparks call for protest

October 9th, 2013 12:54 pm by Associated Press

Appalachian artist Jeremiah Spelas told the Associated Press that he is organizing a protest on Saturday at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance sign on Newfound Gap Road.

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Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

October 9th, 2013 12:48 pm by CARRIE ANTLFINGER, Associated Press; TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press

Stores will still offer plenty of suds. But the shutdown has closed an obscure agency that quietly approves new breweries, recipes and labels, which could create huge delays throughout the rapidly growing craft industry.

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Ex-Patriot Hernandez due in court in murder case

Ex-Patriot Hernandez due in court in murder case

October 9th, 2013 12:39 pm by Associated Press

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due back in a Massachusetts court for the first time since being arraigned on a murder charge.

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Tickets on sale now for Harvest Moon Celebration

Tickets on sale now for Harvest Moon Celebration

October 9th, 2013 11:55 am by Amy Greear, Community Contributer

Proceeds from the “Harvest Moon Celebration” are used to aid Scott County students attending Mountain Empire Community College.

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Update: Suspect in sex crimes against children worked at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home

Update: Suspect in sex crimes against children worked at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home

October 9th, 2013 9:16 am by Rain Smith

Multiple rape charges against a Sullivan County woman stem from her employment at a Bristol, Tenn., children's center, according to authorities.

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Seeing the Lights: Researcher trying to explain Brown Mountain mystery

Seeing the Lights: Researcher trying to explain Brown Mountain mystery

October 9th, 2013 7:30 am by Greg Peters

Researching the Brown Mountain Lights can be compared to driving through western North Carolina — the roads are winding and a simple turn can take you off in a whole new direction.

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US expected to slash aid to Egyptian government

US expected to slash aid to Egyptian government

October 9th, 2013 7:03 am by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

The U.S. has been considering such a move since the Egyptian military ousted the country's first democratically elected leader in June.

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Yellen is Obama's choice to succeed Bernanke at Fed

Yellen is Obama's choice to succeed Bernanke at Fed

October 9th, 2013 6:57 am by JIM KUHNHENN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to head a major central bank anywhere in the world. She also would be the first Democrat chosen to lead the Fed since Paul Volcker was picked by President Jimmy Carter in 1979.

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Vols’ Howard thankful for positive feedback

Vols’ Howard thankful for positive feedback

October 8th, 2013 10:31 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee wide receiver Alton “Pig” Howard says he has received only positive feedback since fumbling in overtime Saturday while trying to stretch the ball across the goal line in the Volunteers’ 34-31 loss to No. 7 Georgia.

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Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife

Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife - VIDEO

October 8th, 2013 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The writers of Peyton Place couldn’t have come up with a more sordid tale of sex, power and corruption than was spun by former Rogersville police officer James Hammonds at Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

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