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Woman defends son's honor with hammer to neighbor's head

Woman defends son's honor with hammer to neighbor's head

September 23rd, 2013 2:40 pm by Rain Smith

The victim said she had been smoking pot and drinking with a neighbor, who became enraged when told her son had been stealing things

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UT's Peterman has hand surgery, out 4 weeks

UT's Peterman has hand surgery, out 4 weeks

September 23rd, 2013 2:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee quarterback Nathan Peterman will miss at least four weeks after undergoing surgery on his right hand, Vols coach Butch Jones said Monday.

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Photo gallery: Three hospitalized in Rogersville crash

Photo gallery: Three hospitalized in Rogersville crash

September 23rd, 2013 12:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A medical emergency is suspected of triggering a crash Monday morning in Rogersville in which car veered across the center line at an intersection and struck a pickup truck that was stopped at a red light.

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Flurry of events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

Flurry of events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

September 23rd, 2013 12:28 pm by Entertainment Staff

Now hailed as Tennessee’s largest Oktoberfest celebration, Kingsport Oktoberfest will spread over six city blocks on Saturday, Sept. 28 in downtown Kingsport.

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Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood group

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood group

September 23rd, 2013 12:09 pm by MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the Muslim Brotherhood to be banned and its assets confiscated in a dramatic escalation of a crackdown by the military-backed government against supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

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Popular bathroom wipes blamed for US sewer clogs

Popular bathroom wipes blamed for US sewer clogs

September 23rd, 2013 12:09 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the U.S.

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Assad: Syria will allow access to chemical sites

Assad: Syria will allow access to chemical sites

September 23rd, 2013 12:08 pm by ALBERT AJI, Associated Press; BARBARA SURK, Associated Press

Syrian President Bashar Assad said his government will allow international experts access to its chemical weapons sites, but cautioned in an interview broadcast Monday that rebels might block them from reaching some of the locations.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Sept. 15

September 23rd, 2013 9:47 am by Staff Report

Our weekly Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers.

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Folks You Should Know: Kyla Staubus works to raise awareness about epilepsy

Folks You Should Know: Kyla Staubus works to raise awareness about epilepsy

September 23rd, 2013 8:47 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Sullivan Central High School student and Bristol, Tenn. resident Kyla Staubus is passionate about pageantry. But, as dedicated as she is, the 17-year-old pageant queen holds even greater fervor for her campaign to raise awareness about epilepsy.

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Grammy-winning Blind Boys of Alabama bringing spirited music, message to Kingsport

Grammy-winning Blind Boys of Alabama bringing spirited music, message to Kingsport

September 23rd, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

The Blind Boys will bring that spirited message to East Tennessee when they perform at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport.

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