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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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Local News
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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Education
South students, teacher working on project with NASA

South students, teacher working on project with NASA

August 28th, 2013 10:41 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Four Sullivan South High School students and a teacher are helping NASA probe the size of the universe. The South folks are working with students and teachers from three other high schools, with assistance from Cal Tech.

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Crime Local News
Hawkins deputies subdue man with knife wanted on child support warrant

Hawkins deputies subdue man with knife wanted on child support warrant

August 28th, 2013 10:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — As of Wednesday evening, James Rolly Ingram, 36, 1631 E. Main St., Apt. 119, Rogersville, remained held in the Hawkins County jail on $30,000 bond. He will appear again before Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross on Sept. 9 for a preliminary hearing.

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Burglaries continue to plague Rogersville businesses

Burglaries continue to plague Rogersville businesses

August 28th, 2013 10:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — “They’re working at night, getting in, and taking cash or any small items they can get their hands on that might be of value,” Rogersville Police Department Detective Charlie Gibson said.

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Alexander says he won’t shut down government to block Obamacare

Alexander says he won’t shut down government to block Obamacare

August 28th, 2013 10:06 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Instead, he said, Senate Republicans should support his and fellow Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker’s proposal to reduce entitlement spending by $1 trillion over 10 years to make Medicare solvent.

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