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Hawkins  mayor makes alternative proposals for removal of tree from courthouse lawn

Hawkins mayor makes alternative proposals for removal of tree from courthouse lawn

September 22nd, 2013 10:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Mayor Melville Bailey is willing to plant another tree on the front lawn of the Hawkins County Courthouse if the Rogersville Tree Board allows the county to cut down the existing spruce pine.

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Meth contamination delays action on former Valley Pike Elementary

Meth contamination delays action on former Valley Pike Elementary

September 22nd, 2013 9:53 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County taxpayers will be footing the bills for testing and cleanup of a closed county elementary school, where evidence of methamphetamine production was discovered.

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Kingsport  to send representative to countywide meeting on  schools

Kingsport to send representative to countywide meeting on schools

September 22nd, 2013 9:45 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school board members aren’t sure who should attend a meeting later this month on K-12 education across Sullivan County, but they say someone will.

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Fulmer says he wasn’t aware of Foster getting paid

Fulmer says he wasn’t aware of Foster getting paid

September 22nd, 2013 8:43 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Former Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer says he wasn’t aware of Houston Texans running back Arian Foster ever receiving money during his college career.

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Johnson County woman, 6-year-old daughter dead in apparent murder-suicide

September 22nd, 2013 7:08 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A Johnson County woman and her 6-year-old daughter are dead in what authorities believe to be a murder-suicide.

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Obama, at Navy Yard ceremony, says fight for gun laws ‘ought to obsess us’

Obama, at Navy Yard ceremony, says fight for gun laws ‘ought to obsess us’

September 22nd, 2013 6:18 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation’s gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence.

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Braves grab NL East title, beat Cubs 5-2

Braves grab NL East title, beat Cubs 5-2

September 22nd, 2013 5:54 pm by JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO — The Atlanta Braves clinched the NL East title on Sunday, and then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

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Joe Gibbs Racing  finishes 1-2 as Kenseth holds off Kyle Busch in New Hampshire

Joe Gibbs Racing finishes 1-2 as Kenseth holds off Kyle Busch in New Hampshire

September 22nd, 2013 5:39 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

LOUDON, N.H. — Matt Kenseth made it 2-for-2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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UPDATE: Suicide attack on Pakistani Christian church kills 78 people

UPDATE: Suicide attack on Pakistani Christian church kills 78 people

September 22nd, 2013 5:31 pm by RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack against the country’s Christian minority.

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Kenyan forces say they rescued ‘most’ hostages

Kenyan forces say they rescued ‘most’ hostages

September 22nd, 2013 5:19 pm by JASON STRAZIUSO, Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan’s military said late Sunday it had rescued “most” of the remaining hostages held by al-Qaida-linked militants in an upscale Nairobi mall after launching a major operation to end a two-day standoff.

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