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August 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"I asked the woman: 'Why was I being fingerprinted?'" Lodal told the crowd. "Without a trace of irony, she said, 'You know 15 or 20 years ago, we had a really bad accident, and (fingerprinting) is the only way we can identify some of the victims.' "

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Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

Man who 'burned rubber' all over police car pleads to DUI, speeding

August 29th, 2015 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A reckless driving charge was dismissed Wednesday against a Hawkins County man who reportedly peeled out and threw burned rubbed on the police car that was attempting to pull him over Tuesday afternoon.

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Stunner! Keen Ice upsets American Pharoah in Travers

Stunner! Keen Ice upsets American Pharoah in Travers

August 29th, 2015 7:15 pm by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course.

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Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

August 29th, 2015 5:23 pm by Associated Press

Civil liberties experts say Thomas Demint is part of a growing trend of citizen videographers getting arrested after trying to record police behavior.

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Eastman 10K practice run set for Saturday, Sept. 5

Eastman 10K practice run set for Saturday, Sept. 5

August 29th, 2015 3:30 pm by David Fox, Community contributor

The Eastman Road Race will offer a free practice run on the 10K course on Saturday, Sept. 5. The course has been modified, so runners are encouraged to try it out.

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Trump says he'll decide on third-party bid soon

Trump says he'll decide on third-party bid soon

August 29th, 2015 2:35 pm by Associated Press

During a stop in Nashville on Saturday, Donald Trump said he'll make a decision "very soon" about whether he'll mount a third-party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president.

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Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

August 29th, 2015 2:30 pm by CARLISLE JNO BAPTISTE and DANICA COTO, Associated Press

Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the island of Dominica, authorities said

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Kiwanis and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's conference

Kiwanis and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's conference

August 29th, 2015 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

As administrator of Kingsport's Preston Place II and a certified trainer for Alzheimer's disease and dementia care, Sharon Durnin sees the effects Alzheimer's has not only on the patients, but the caregivers as well.

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Fed vice chairman keeps open possibility of September hike

Fed vice chairman keeps open possibility of September hike

August 29th, 2015 12:55 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have been keeping inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.

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Sullivan Central hosting traveling exhibition on Progressive Movement

Sullivan Central hosting traveling exhibition on Progressive Movement

August 29th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The exhibition will be located in the Career Technical Education building just outside the Social Studies wing. Students will be touring the exhibit between 8 a.m. and noon and visitors may sign in at the front office to visit the exhibition between the h

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School is back in session: Please put focus on safety

School is back in session: Please put focus on safety

August 29th, 2015 12:00 pm by Editorial Board

The school buses are running again, and we've published our annual story about safety. It's also our habit to consume space on this page to make the same points

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