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Report: Piney Flats woman killed in crash in Kentucky

Report: Piney Flats woman killed in crash in Kentucky

August 10th, 2014 8:48 pm by Staff Report

Kentucky State Police Trooper Michael Cornett is investigating a single-vehicle crash on KY 221 at Bledsoe around 12:25 p.m. on Sunday.

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From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

August 10th, 2014 7:30 pm by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

But after years of culture wars, and amid recent gains for gay rights, the politics of religious liberty has been transformed. Now exemptions are being sought by the largest faith groups in the country

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Work on eroded Chimney Tops Trail nearly complete

Work on eroded Chimney Tops Trail nearly complete

August 10th, 2014 7:16 pm by MORGAN SIMMONS, Knoxville News Sentinel

GATLINBURG — While some crew members pounded rock into gravel with sledgehammers, others used pry bars to skid granite boulders into place.

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Hawkins BOE votes to settle director search contract dispute with TSBA

Hawkins BOE votes to settle director search contract dispute with TSBA

August 10th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With the announcement that Director of Schools Charlotte Britton would be retiring on June 30, the BOE voted in January to hire the Tennessee School Board Association to conduct the search for her replacement.

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California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

August 10th, 2014 5:04 pm by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.

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Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

August 10th, 2014 4:55 pm by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press

Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives.

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Sullivan BOE member raises nepotism issue

Sullivan BOE member raises nepotism issue

August 10th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

But at least one board member says a policy change or addition is not needed to respond to one situation, and the school system's director indicated the situation in question may not warrant a change.

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Police: Black teen shot to death in Missouri was unarmed

Police: Black teen shot to death in Missouri was unarmed

August 10th, 2014 2:14 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

An unarmed 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis after an altercation that involved two people and an officer, authorities said Sunday while hundreds of protesters demanded answers outside.

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Election news, animals rescued from dead man's home, important school dates and more stories you may have missed

Election news, animals rescued from dead man's home, important school dates and more stories you may have missed

August 10th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Five Hawkins schools approved for free lunch and breakfast all year

Five Hawkins schools approved for free lunch and breakfast all year

August 10th, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

CEP is a universal meal plan under the National School Lunch Program that permits eligible districts and schools to provide meal service to all students at no charge, regardless of economic status.

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