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Ukraine's leader talks with NATO about closer ties

Ukraine's leader talks with NATO about closer ties

September 4th, 2014 9:39 am by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

But Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that statements by officials in Kiev that Ukraine will be seeking to join NATO are "a blatant attempt to derail all the efforts" to seek a peaceful solution to the fighting.

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Updated: Tennessee Supreme Court to hear faith healing case

Updated: Tennessee Supreme Court to hear faith healing case

September 4th, 2014 9:38 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee woman convicted of child neglect in her daughter's cancer death is asking the state Supreme Court to declare that she was innocent when she relied on prayer to heal the girl.

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'No limits' Balloon release aimed at inspiring Shoemaker Elementary students

'No limits' Balloon release aimed at inspiring Shoemaker Elementary students

September 4th, 2014 9:36 am by Marci Gore

Students from Shoemaker gathered outside the school on Tuesday morning and watched as their teachers released balloons in the air during the school's first-ever Beginning of the School Year Celebration

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Powell Valley National Bank to open loan office on Broad Street

Powell Valley National Bank to open loan office on Broad Street

September 4th, 2014 9:30 am by Hank Hayes

Virginia-based Powell Valley National Bank is opening a loan production office at 217 Broad Street, Suite 102, in Kingsport.

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Tennessee Promise partner tnAchieves seeks mentors

Tennessee Promise partner tnAchieves seeks mentors

September 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

If you'd like to volunteer to mentor community college and technical college students in the Volunteer State, Graham Thomas of tnAchieves wants to talk with you.

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HCSO has no motive for assault that required chest tube to treat

HCSO has no motive for assault that required chest tube to treat

September 4th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County investigators still don't know why a Hawkins County man allegedly beat his sister's friend so badly last month that the victim suffered facial fractures and required a chest tube.

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Sullivan BOE OKs revamped tobacco-free school policy

Sullivan BOE OKs revamped tobacco-free school policy

September 3rd, 2014 10:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's school board has approved a revamped tobacco-free school policy on the second of three readings.

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Separate Mount Carmel traffic stops result in handgun charges

Separate Mount Carmel traffic stops result in handgun charges

September 3rd, 2014 9:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two unrelated traffic stops earlier this week in Mount Carmel both resulted in arrests for illegal possession of a handgun, among other charges.

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Yennie receives high marks in yearly evaluation (includes complete evaluation)

Yennie receives high marks in yearly evaluation (includes complete evaluation)

September 3rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Each of the seven Board of Education members prior to the August election ranked Yennie on a scale of developing 1, proficient 2, accomplsihed 3, exceptional 4 and distinguished 5.

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Woman allegedly assaults deputy after wreck with tractor

Woman allegedly assaults deputy after wreck with tractor

September 3rd, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"I explained to Claytor that she had failed to yield the right of way to the tractor," Deputy Mitch Hunley said. "Before I could say anything else she became belligerent, throwing her arms in my face, yelling and cussing."

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