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Sullivan County schools  look to sheriff’s  office for SROs

Sullivan County schools look to sheriff’s office for SROs

August 17th, 2013 5:45 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school leaders are calling on Sheriff Wayne Anderson to hire additional school resource officers or other officers to be in county schools.

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Dream Wedding 2013: Planning ends with music choices selected, bridal portraits taken

Dream Wedding 2013: Planning ends with music choices selected, bridal portraits taken

August 17th, 2013 5:15 pm by Marci Gore

With only four weeks left until they say “I do,” the planning phase of Laura Begley and Matthew Bledsoe’s big day is quickly drawing to a close.

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Egyptian security forces storm protester-held mosque

Egyptian security forces storm protester-held mosque

August 17th, 2013 5:12 pm by MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque Saturday after a heavy exchange of gunfire with armed men shooting down from a minaret, rounding up hundreds of supporters of the country’s ousted president.

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Veterans get a helping hand: Outreach event provides advice on jobs and entrepreneurship

Veterans get a helping hand: Outreach event provides advice on jobs and entrepreneurship

August 17th, 2013 4:49 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — There appeared to be enough state and federal resource people inside the Kingsport Center for Higher Education Thursday to address any kind of major crisis situation.

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Beamer still humble at 'The House That Frank Built'

Beamer still humble at 'The House That Frank Built'

August 17th, 2013 3:45 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Frank Beamer, entering his 27th season as Virginia Tech's football coach, is in full grind mode. The Hokies open against two-time defending national champion Alabama on Aug. 31, and time is precious.

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Grammy-nominated artist headlines JC Christian Storytelling Festival

Grammy-nominated artist headlines JC Christian Storytelling Festival

August 17th, 2013 1:45 pm by Jessica Fischer

A two-time Grammy nominee, Matthew West has released five previous studio albums, populating radio with such hits as “Strong Enough,” “The Motions,” “My Own Little World,” “More” and “You Are Everything.”

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Tide on top — again: Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

Tide on top — again: Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

August 17th, 2013 12:13 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two — No. 1. Nick Saban's two-time defending national champions are top-ranked in The Associated Press preseason college football poll,

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Connecticut-based company buys Portola, employer of 100 in Kingsport

Connecticut-based company buys Portola, employer of 100 in Kingsport

August 17th, 2013 12:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Portola, with sales of approximately $200 million in 2012, operates eight facilities in North America and Europe, including one in Kingsport.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 17th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 9 through the 16.

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CIA acknowledges Area 51 — but not UFOs or aliens

CIA acknowledges Area 51 — but not UFOs or aliens

August 16th, 2013 11:30 pm by Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFO buffs and believers in alien encounters are celebrating the CIA’s clearest acknowledgement yet of the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of elaborate conspiracy theories for decades.

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