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Allmendinger outraces Ambrose to take win at Watkins Glen

Allmendinger outraces Ambrose to take win at Watkins Glen

August 10th, 2014 6:00 pm by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday.

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Hawkins BOE votes to settle director search contract dispute with TSBA

Hawkins BOE votes to settle director search contract dispute with TSBA

August 10th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With the announcement that Director of Schools Charlotte Britton would be retiring on June 30, the BOE voted in January to hire the Tennessee School Board Association to conduct the search for her replacement.

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California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

August 10th, 2014 5:04 pm by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.

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Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

August 10th, 2014 4:55 pm by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press

Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives.

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Sullivan BOE member raises nepotism issue

Sullivan BOE member raises nepotism issue

August 10th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

But at least one board member says a policy change or addition is not needed to respond to one situation, and the school system's director indicated the situation in question may not warrant a change.

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Baconfest gets serious: Winning chef will go to Las Vegas

Baconfest gets serious: Winning chef will go to Las Vegas

August 10th, 2014 3:00 pm by Amanda Marsh

Baconfest organizers kicked the tasting competition up a notch this year, making it an official qualifying event of the World Food Championships - Bacon World Championships.

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Police: Black teen shot to death in Missouri was unarmed

Police: Black teen shot to death in Missouri was unarmed

August 10th, 2014 2:14 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

An unarmed 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis after an altercation that involved two people and an officer, authorities said Sunday while hundreds of protesters demanded answers outside.

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Stewart pulls out of NASCAR race at Watkins Glen following fatal crash

Stewart pulls out of NASCAR race at Watkins Glen following fatal crash

August 10th, 2014 11:15 am by JOHN KEKIS and JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writers

The decision was an about-face for the organization, which had said when the track opened that Tony Stewart would be behind the wheel of his No. 14 Chevrolet when the green flag waved.

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Election news, animals rescued from dead man's home, important school dates and more stories you may have missed

Election news, animals rescued from dead man's home, important school dates and more stories you may have missed

August 10th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Five Hawkins schools approved for free lunch and breakfast all year

Five Hawkins schools approved for free lunch and breakfast all year

August 10th, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

CEP is a universal meal plan under the National School Lunch Program that permits eligible districts and schools to provide meal service to all students at no charge, regardless of economic status.

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