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Presbyterians to sell stock  as protest against Israel

Presbyterians to sell stock as protest against Israel

June 22nd, 2014 12:21 am by JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians.

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Sports
Virginia in CWS finals after 4-1 win over Ole Miss

Virginia in CWS finals after 4-1 win over Ole Miss

June 21st, 2014 11:48 pm by ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer

OMAHA, Neb. — You won't hear any complaints from Virginia about TD Ameritrade Park. It seems this place was built for the Cavaliers, and they're happy to get to hang around a few more days.

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Local News Business & Technology
Businesses need plan in place to combat 'active shooter' situation

Businesses need plan in place to combat 'active shooter' situation

June 21st, 2014 11:40 pm by Hank Hayes

A so-called "active shooter" — an assailant with an objective to kill as many people as possible at a target location — often uses violence because of a perception that they've lost control, security consultant John Rose said.

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SW Va.  man denied sentence reduction for child porn convictions

SW Va. man denied sentence reduction for child porn convictions

June 21st, 2014 11:00 pm by Wes Bunch

Kyle Andrew Perkins, 26, of Rose Hill, was also charged with child pornography-related counts after entering plea agreements.

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County, cities get price break on new radio system

County, cities get price break on new radio system

June 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Sullivan County and its cities are teaming up with the state of Tennessee on its statewide 800 MHz emergency radio system. The new digital, IP system will replace the decade-old analog system.

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Contractor cites cost changes in stadium renovation project

Contractor cites cost changes in stadium renovation project

June 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The J. Fred Johnson Stadium renovation and expansion project calls for the addition of approximately 1,000 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and other improvements.

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Apartment fire sends two adults and infant to hospital for smoke inhalation

Apartment fire sends two adults and infant to hospital for smoke inhalation

June 21st, 2014 5:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three people including an infant were asleep in their apartment when the fire started and someone kicked in their door to wake them up and get them out.

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Photo Gallery: Warriors Path Park Summer Program

June 21st, 2014 2:15 pm by David Grace

Some of next week's activities include: night hikes, canoe rides, chalk sidewalk drawing, how to keep children safe in the woods.

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US, Iran, longtime enemies, now potential partners

US, Iran, longtime enemies, now potential partners

June 21st, 2014 1:19 pm by DEB RIECHMANN and BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

How is it that adversaries that haven't trusted each other for 35 years could cooperate on Iraq today?

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Sports Regional & National
What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

June 21st, 2014 1:02 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

Something is happening just beneath the fight over the name of a certain Washington, D.C., pro football team: America is working through the process of determining what is — or is not — racially offensive.

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