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Assad warns of regional war if West strikes Syria

Assad warns of regional war if West strikes Syria

September 2nd, 2013 5:06 pm by SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press

PARIS — Syria’s president warned Monday that the Middle East is a “powder keg” and potential Western military strikes against his country risk triggering a regional war.

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Shooting of New York toddler investigated; police say father likely target

Shooting of New York toddler investigated; police say father likely target

September 2nd, 2013 4:47 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Police investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk on a city street believe his father was the intended target, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Monday.

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Nyad becomes first person to swim to Florida from Cuba without shark cage

Nyad becomes first person to swim to Florida from Cuba without shark cage

September 2nd, 2013 2:00 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the Key West shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Atlanta

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Atlanta

September 2nd, 2013 1:23 pm by Dave Ongie

After fighting through adversity to win his fourth Sprint Cup race of the season, NASCAR’s resident Young Gun left folks who follow the sport wondering if he had finally gained the maturity necessary to win a championship.

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Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

September 2nd, 2013 12:59 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Natural Tunnel State Park is inviting area residents to observe the upcoming National Day of Service and Remembrance by spending a few hours this Saturday working as a volunteer.

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Authorities: One killed during inmate brawls in Tenn.

Authorities: One killed during inmate brawls in Tenn.

September 2nd, 2013 12:57 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating several fights involving more than a dozen inmates at the South Central Correctional Facility in Clifton, Tenn., that left one man dead.

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Ala., Tenn. team up to land drone test site

Ala., Tenn. team up to land drone test site

September 2nd, 2013 12:50 pm by Associated Press

A consortium of companies and universities in Alabama and Tennessee are hoping to develop a site where Unmanned Aerial Systems, or drones, would be tested. Testing would be done at a site near Savannah, Tenn.

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Heavyweight boxer Morrison dies at 44

Heavyweight boxer Morrison dies at 44

September 2nd, 2013 12:35 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Tommy Morrison, the former heavyweight champion who stood toe to toe with Lennox Lewis and George Foreman, had a starring role in "Rocky V" alongside Sylvester Stallone, and later tested positive for HIV, died Monday. He was 44.

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Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

September 2nd, 2013 11:41 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School Band Boosters have kicked off a major fundraising project which will continue throughout the football season home games, according to fundraising chairman Kim Cassidy.

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Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy taking applications

Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy taking applications

September 2nd, 2013 10:29 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Ever wondered what it would feel like to be a police officer? If you answered yes, then the Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy may be for you.

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