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US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

August 15th, 2013 9:31 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly last month as gas increased more slowly. Overall, the figures showed that inflation remains mild.

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Rogersville rejects  Siemens $4 million  efficiency proposal

Rogersville rejects Siemens $4 million efficiency proposal

August 14th, 2013 11:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen rejected a proposed $4.1 million energy efficiency consulting and refitting proposal Tuesday that would have taken more than 14 years to pay off.

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Photo Gallery: K-Mets vs Princeton Day 2

August 14th, 2013 11:27 pm by Ned Jilton

Kingsport Mets continue their homestand. Here are photos from Wednesday night's game against Princeton. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Wash-N-Wag to benefit Sullivan County Humane Society

Wash-N-Wag to benefit Sullivan County Humane Society premium content

August 14th, 2013 11:22 pm by Staff Report

There will be wading pools, free treats, baths and a kissing booth to benefit a good cause. The 4th annual Wash-N-Wag, a dog wash and fundraising event to benefit the Sullivan County Humane Society will be held at the Kingsport Town Center Saturday.

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Haslam makes it official, swearing in new judges Faulk and Jenkins

Haslam makes it official, swearing in new judges Faulk and Jenkins

August 14th, 2013 10:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Although Faulk and Jenkins were already sworn in and are serving on the bench, Haslam took the opportunity to join them at Church Hill Middle School and make it official in a ceremony held in the gym before the entire student body and about 200 guests.

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Lee jury acquits man accused in stabbing death of son-in-law

Lee jury acquits man accused in stabbing death of son-in-law

August 14th, 2013 9:42 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — The jury handed down its not guilty verdict Aug. 9, finding that Sammy McMahon, 47, of Seminary, had killed his son-in-law — Matthew Neal Stallard, 25 — in self-defense.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Haslam visits Surgoinsville to award $120,000 park grant - VIDEO

August 14th, 2013 9:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

The final leg of Gov. Bill Haslam’s tour of Hawkins and Hancock counties Wednesday took him to Surgoinsville’s Creekside Park, where he announced a $120,000 grant for improvements at the town’s two public parks.

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Almost 300 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

Almost 300 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

August 14th, 2013 6:37 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Riot police backed by armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday swept away two encampments of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, setting off running street battles in Cairo and other Egyptian cities.

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British cat DNA database helps convict killer

British cat DNA database helps convict killer

August 14th, 2013 6:22 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Fingerprints are not the only thing that killers can leave behind — add cat hair to that list. A British university said Wednesday that its DNA database of British felines helped convict a man of manslaughter.

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Official: US agency ignoring fraud victims

Official: US agency ignoring fraud victims

August 14th, 2013 3:58 pm by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS,Associated Press

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has failed to distribute $100 million to 39,000 investors across America who lost money because of fraud by a financial firm, a Mississippi official said Wednesday.

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