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Pentagon says charitable foundation will pay death benefits during shutdown

Pentagon says charitable foundation will pay death benefits during shutdown

October 9th, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The Fisher House Foundation will provide the families of the fallen with the benefits they so richly deserve,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement, adding that the Pentagon would reimburse the group after the shutdown.

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Attack on Jerusalem graves unnerves Christians

Attack on Jerusalem graves unnerves Christians

October 9th, 2013 5:17 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Christian leaders in Israel are up in arms over what they say is a string of relentless attacks on church properties and religious sites — most recently the desecration of a historic Protestant cemetery.

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Ridgefields hosting David Gardner benefit golf this Saturday

Ridgefields hosting David Gardner benefit golf this Saturday

October 9th, 2013 5:04 pm by Pat Kenney

The format is four-player team tramble format with 1/2 handicap. Teams will be flighted based on team handicaps.

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ETSU wraps up fall baseball with Blue-White World Series at Thomas Stadium

ETSU wraps up fall baseball with Blue-White World Series at Thomas Stadium

October 9th, 2013 5:00 pm by Pat Kenney

The East Tennessee State baseball team hosts their annual Blue-White World Series.

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Kingsport Piranhas to host historic swim meet

October 9th, 2013 4:16 pm by Pat Kenney

The Kingsport Piranhas are hosting a United States Swim association sanctioned meet on Saturday at the Kingsport Aquatic Center in the HMG competitive pool.

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Kingsport woman's pregnancy claim prompts fraud arrest

Kingsport woman's pregnancy claim prompts fraud arrest

October 9th, 2013 2:37 pm by Rain Smith

An alleged false claim of pregnancy to obtain TennCare benefits, and in turn painkillers, has spurred the arrest of a Kingsport woman.

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Photo gallery: Kingsport students, teachers and parents take part in Walk to School Day

October 9th, 2013 1:10 pm by David Grace

Walk to School Day raises awareness of the need to create safer routes for walking.

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JCCT scares up thrills, chills with 'Woman in Black'

JCCT scares up thrills, chills with 'Woman in Black'

October 9th, 2013 12:59 pm by Entertainment Staff

Johnson City Community Theatre is scaring up some thrills with its latest production, “The Woman in Black,” opening this week and running right up until Halloween.

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Smoky Mountains shutdown sparks call for protest

Smoky Mountains shutdown sparks call for protest

October 9th, 2013 12:54 pm by Associated Press

Appalachian artist Jeremiah Spelas told the Associated Press that he is organizing a protest on Saturday at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance sign on Newfound Gap Road.

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Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

Shutdown means no new beer from craft brewers

October 9th, 2013 12:48 pm by CARRIE ANTLFINGER, Associated Press; TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press

Stores will still offer plenty of suds. But the shutdown has closed an obscure agency that quietly approves new breweries, recipes and labels, which could create huge delays throughout the rapidly growing craft industry.

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