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Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

August 28th, 2013 2:29 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press; NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood.

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US judge blasts DOJ over drug sentence disparities

US judge blasts DOJ over drug sentence disparities

August 28th, 2013 2:28 pm by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press

A federal judge in Iowa has sharply criticized the U.S. Department of Justice for creating massive drug sentencing disparities by failing to have a policy.

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Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

August 28th, 2013 2:17 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man was arrested this week on rape charges for an alleged sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

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KPD: Man lies about identity, threatens to "whip" officer

KPD: Man lies about identity, threatens to "whip" officer

August 28th, 2013 12:41 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Larry Rodney Brewer, 46, 653 Arch Street, Kingsport, was arrested and charged with criminal impersonation and retaliation for past actions. He was also served a past warrant for aggravated assault.

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‘Thicker Than Water’: Barter tackles sensitive subject matter in powerful new play

‘Thicker Than Water’: Barter tackles sensitive subject matter in powerful new play

August 28th, 2013 9:50 am by Jessica Fischer

“As one who reads, literally, hundreds of plays per year, for a play to make that kind of impression on me says something really significant about the quality and the power of the writing,” said Rose, Barter Theatre’s producing artistic director.

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States experimenting to lower health care costs

States experimenting to lower health care costs

August 28th, 2013 9:32 am by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

Oregon health officials are concentrating on coordinating services and preventing hospital stays. New Jersey medical centers are rewarding doctors who can save money without jeopardizing patient care.

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NYPD designates mosques as terrorism organizations

NYPD designates mosques as terrorism organizations

August 28th, 2013 9:29 am by ADAM GOLDMAN, Associated Press; MATT APUZZO, Associated Press

The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

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50 years of recreation: Steele Creek Park 3rd largest municipal park in state

50 years of recreation: Steele Creek Park 3rd largest municipal park in state

August 28th, 2013 9:10 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Long after the state of Tennessee abandoned plans for a state park in Bristol, Tenn., residents and city leaders persisted.

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US working on details of military strike on Syria

US working on details of military strike on Syria

August 28th, 2013 9:05 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

The official said the administration is considering more than a single set of military strikes and "the options are not limited just to one day" of assault.

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth at ETSU!

August 28th, 2013 8:54 am by Staff Report

The Johnson City Press had the Happy Snaps Photo Booth out at the Back To School Fest at ETSU!

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