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Bond request denied for suspect in 'severe' child abuse case

Bond request denied for suspect in 'severe' child abuse case

August 29th, 2013 1:25 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man accused of severely abusing his live-in girlfriend's 14-month-old son had his request for bond denied during an appearance Wednesday in Scott County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

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Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

August 29th, 2013 12:49 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man arrested this week on statutory rape charges now faces 37 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of sexual battery.

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Sports
Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

August 29th, 2013 12:41 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.

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EDITORIAL: Government workers should not receive bonuses

EDITORIAL: Government workers should not receive bonuses

August 29th, 2013 9:15 am by Editorial staff

Did you get a bonus this year? Not likely — unless you work for government. Did you receive a paid vacation for violating a workplace rule? Not likely — unless you work for government.

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Iran to work with Russia to stop strike on Syria

Iran to work with Russia to stop strike on Syria

August 29th, 2013 9:10 am by BY NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country will press forward with efforts to ward off military action by the U.S. and its allies against the Tehran-backed regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Iranian state TV reported on Thursday.

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Community Sunday Stories
Fresh from the Farm: Chris Wilson lives 'in harmony' with the land

Fresh from the Farm: Chris Wilson lives 'in harmony' with the land

August 29th, 2013 9:04 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Chris Wilson's 'love of the land' and her flock are evident from the natural and humane agricultural methods employed on her 50-acre farm nestled in the tranquil hills of Northeast Tennessee.

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Obama offers new gun control steps

Obama offers new gun control steps

August 29th, 2013 9:02 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control.

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Duffield set to kick off annual ‘homecoming’ celebration

Duffield set to kick off annual ‘homecoming’ celebration

August 29th, 2013 8:42 am by Wes Bunch

Now in its 32nd year, the Duffield Daze festival returns this Friday to bring three more days of music, dancing, food — and tractors — to the nearly 3,000 people expected to attend.

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Mayor denies rumor that police will stop patrolling Mount Carmel school

Mayor denies rumor that police will stop patrolling Mount Carmel school

August 28th, 2013 10:56 pm by Staff Report

MOUNT CARMEL — “I don’t know how that (rumor) got started,” Mayor Larry Frost said. “That’s not true. We will always, as a city, protect that school, especially the traffic in the morning and the traffic in the evening (as school dismisses).”

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MLK’s dream inspires a new march and a president

MLK’s dream inspires a new march and a president

August 28th, 2013 10:55 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing on hallowed ground of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama challenged new generations Wednesday to seize the cause of racial equality and honor the “glorious patriots” who marched a half century ago.

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