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Despite horrific events, statistics say, we've never been safer

Despite horrific events, statistics say, we've never been safer

September 28th, 2013 1:44 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

"The probability of something happening is so very low. But this is the nature of terror and terrorism: It gets in our heads that something could happen. This is the entire idea of terror. It's like this insidious fear that seeps into our mind-set."

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Strategic Command deputy suspended amid probe

Strategic Command deputy suspended amid probe

September 28th, 2013 1:03 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The No. 2 officer at the military command in charge of all U.S. nuclear war-fighting forces has been suspended and is under investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigation Command for issues related to gambling, officials said Saturday.

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Another major earthquake rocks Pakistan

Another major earthquake rocks Pakistan

September 28th, 2013 12:55 pm by ABDUL SATTAR, Associated Press

A major earthquake rocked Pakistan's southwest Saturday, killing at least 15 and sending panicked people running into the street just days after another quake in the same region killed hundreds, officials said.

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SPIN METER: What's behind all the budget bombast?

SPIN METER: What's behind all the budget bombast?

September 28th, 2013 12:36 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Even for a town accustomed to hyperbole, the political sparring over spending, borrowing and health care has produced more than its share of over-the-top rhetoric.

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Child neglect, fake suicide and more this week in crime

Child neglect, fake suicide and more this week in crime

September 28th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Sept 20 through Sept. 27

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Jasper leads Golden Raiders to 23-16 win over Generals

Jasper leads Golden Raiders to 23-16 win over Generals

September 28th, 2013 12:58 am by George Thwaites

Sullivan North celebrates homecoming on Friday night by picking up its first home victory of the season in a thriller with Lee High.

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Christian's 4TD night launches South to victory over Boone

Christian's 4TD night launches South to victory over Boone

September 27th, 2013 11:42 pm by Greg Peters

Sullivan South, the fourth-ranked team in the Associated Press Class 4A poll, rolled up almost 500 yards of offense Friday evening in a 42-14 rout of Daniel Boone.

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Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

September 27th, 2013 11:15 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A state Court of Criminal Appeals judge affirmed convictions against a Johnson City couple charged with killing their baby by child abuse, in a ruling posted Friday.

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Gate City athletes investigated for alleged drug activity, underage drinking

Gate City athletes investigated for alleged drug activity, underage drinking

September 27th, 2013 11:03 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Law enforcement officials in Scott County confirmed this week that an investigation is ongoing into alleged drug activity involving several Gate City High School athletes who were recently suspended from a football game.

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Friday's high school football scores

Friday's high school football scores

September 27th, 2013 10:00 pm by Staff Report

Prep football scores for Friday, Sept. 27 from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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