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20 percent rise in U.S. emissions expected in 2000-2020

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - By 2020, the United States will emit almost one-fifth more gases that lead to global warming than it did in 2000, increasing the risks of drought and scarce water supplies.

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Afghans accuse U.S.in civilian shootings

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Associated Press

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Funding switch could increase pace of Kingsport annexations

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - A choice in how the city plans to pay for nearly $20 million in improvements to its wastewater treatment plant could mean some annexations in the Rock Springs community take place sooner than expected.

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Daylight-saving timechange could confuseolder computers

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by REX BARBER

Daylight-saving time changes take effect three weeks earlier this year, on March 11.

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Bush to Katrina victims: 'Government still knows you exist'

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - President Bush on Thursday acknowledged the deep frustration of Hurricane Katrina victims and said the federal government shares the blame for the slow recovery of the Gulf Coast.

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Bush administration charges Australian under new law

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration filed charges Thursday against an Australian captured in Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and held ever since without trial, the first terror-war suspect to face prosecution under a new system of military

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Local news in brief

March 1st, 2007 12:45 am by Staff Report

Bristol man arrested after standoff

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Washington County seeking grant money for water projects

February 28th, 2007 11:42 pm by BEN INGRAM

JOHNSON CITY - For Hartmantown, Greg Hollow and Littleton Road residents, a new water line resolution adopted by the Washington County Commission could be their ticket to obtaining clean drinking water.

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ETSU orders work to stabilize Ball Hall

February 28th, 2007 11:18 pm by SAM WATSON

JOHNSON CITY - Drainage concerns have resulted in cracks in East Tennessee State University's Ball Hall, prompting administrators to order work to stabilize the structure.

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Hawkins seeking grant to fund homes for the needy

February 28th, 2007 10:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - About three years ago, Hawkins County built several homes for disadvantaged families using federal grant funding, and now county leaders hope to repeat those successes with another grant.

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