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Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

September 1st, 2013 9:40 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Tri-Cities radio listeners lost a familiar voice Sunday with the death of longtime radio newsman Charlie Stuchell, who died at 64 after a long battle with cancer.

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Virginia forestry officials warn of spread of hemlock killing insect

Virginia forestry officials warn of spread of hemlock killing insect

September 1st, 2013 7:30 pm by Wes Bunch

The Virginia Department of Forestry says tiny insects capable of killing trees are responsible for the widespread decline in eastern hemlocks that is being observed in the southwestern region of the state.

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‘Coup’ tells inside story of ‘impeachment, Tennessee style’

‘Coup’ tells inside story of ‘impeachment, Tennessee style’

September 1st, 2013 6:31 pm by Hank Hayes

The sudden transfer of power to Lamar Alexander was deemed necessary because of what one federal law enforcement agent called “the state’s most heinous political crime in half a century.”

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Local school systems sticking with federal healthier lunch program

Local school systems sticking with federal healthier lunch program

September 1st, 2013 5:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Although some school districts across the United States are leaving or considering withdrawing from the federal healthier lunch program, officials in three local systems said they have no plans to do that.

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Hawkins County woman loses $4,000 in ‘work at home’ scam from Craigslist

Hawkins County woman loses $4,000 in ‘work at home’ scam from Craigslist

September 1st, 2013 5:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman told the sheriff’s office last week she lost nearly $4,000 in a “work at home” Internet scam after replying to an ad on Craigslist.com.

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Bids to open for prep work on Kingsport’s new fire training grounds

Bids to open for prep work on Kingsport’s new fire training grounds

September 1st, 2013 5:39 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Work on Kingsport’s new fire training grounds has been a slow process during the past year, and in recent months the project has essentially been at a standstill as heavy rains have caused standing water and soft ground at the site.

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Immigration bill knot: ‘Special’ citizenship path

Immigration bill knot: ‘Special’ citizenship path

September 1st, 2013 5:13 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.

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Festival brings home the bacon

Festival brings home the bacon

September 1st, 2013 5:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

Before the final piece of “meat candy” was gobbled up at last year’s inaugural Tri-Cities Baconfest at Bristol Motor Speedway, organizers already were discussing ways to make this year’s event an even more savory experience.

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Workers’ protests highlight fast-food economics

Workers’ protests highlight fast-food economics

September 1st, 2013 4:51 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Business Writer

NEW YORK — American fast-food workers often earn about $7.25 an hour to make the $3 chicken sandwiches and 99-cent tacos that generate billions of dollars in profit each year for McDonald’s and other chains.

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U.S., seeking to bolster case for Syria action, cites use of sarin gas

U.S., seeking to bolster case for Syria action, cites use of sarin gas

September 1st, 2013 1:53 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

The Obama administration on Sunday confidently predicted congressional backing for limited military action in Syria and asserted that the Assad government used sarin gas in the deadly attack that threatens to draw the U.S. into another Mideast conflict.

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