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Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

September 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.

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Norris to get first major league start on Thursday

Norris to get first major league start on Thursday

September 24th, 2014 6:58 pm by Staff Report

Former Science Hill standout Daniel Norris will take the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays when they play the Seattle Mariners.

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BMA tables proposed fireworks ban in Mount Carmel for further study

BMA tables proposed fireworks ban in Mount Carmel for further study

September 24th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mayor Larry Frost noted that the police department received numerous fireworks complaints this past Fourth of July, and he personally received several complaints.

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See You at the Pole brings area students together in prayer

See You at the Pole brings area students together in prayer

September 24th, 2014 5:40 pm by Carmen Musick

Wednesday marked the 24th anniversary for See You at the Pole, a student-initiated and student-led movement that started in the Ft. Worth suburb of Burleson, Texas, in 1990.

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Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

September 24th, 2014 4:30 pm by JULIE PACE and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Speaking to the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, Obama said the U.S. would be a "respectful and constructive partner" in confronting the militants through force.

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Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:04 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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City facilities steering committee told 'to be brutally honest'

City facilities steering committee told 'to be brutally honest'

September 24th, 2014 1:43 pm by Rick Wagner

A consultant firm has been hired for about $270,000 by Sullivan County and about $190,000 by Kingsport to do separate, parallel and possibly intertwined facilities studies that are to lead to strategic plans for each school system.

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Attorney says highway workers have settled lawsuit with Sullivan County

Attorney says highway workers have settled lawsuit with Sullivan County

September 24th, 2014 12:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The lawsuit alleges no discussion occurred concerning their termination until they provided statements to the TBI concerning former Interim Highway Commissioner Terry Shaffer's "misconduct in office."

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After a century, Eastern District Association of Primitive Baptist Churches to convene again at Copper Creek in Scott County

After a century, Eastern District Association of Primitive Baptist Churches to convene again at Copper Creek in Scott County

September 24th, 2014 10:10 am by Marci Gore

Church members estimate that the 39 churches in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia that comprise the Eastern District Association of Primitive Baptist Churches could bring as many as 500 people into the area.

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Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

September 24th, 2014 8:37 am by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Thirty-five House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to prohibit children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects.

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