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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

November 12th, 2013 8:20 am by DINA CAPPIELLO and MATT APUZZO, Associated Press

As farmers rushed to find new places to plant corn for ethanol era, they wiped out millions of acres of conservation land, destroyed habitat and polluted water supplies, an Associated Press investigation found.

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Speaker at Kingsport ceremony urges veterans to share their experiences

Speaker at Kingsport ceremony urges veterans to share their experiences

November 11th, 2013 9:10 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Capt. Jay Emberton, operations officer and military science instructor at East Tennessee State University, urged veterans on Monday to stop using “just” and “only” in describing their service to the country.

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Typhoon victims in Philippines plead for aid

Typhoon victims in Philippines plead for aid

November 11th, 2013 8:07 pm by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — Bloated bodies lay uncounted in the streets and desperate survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine as rescue workers took on a daunting task Monday in the typhoon-battered islands of the Philippines.

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Kingsport woman killed in Hawkins County wreck

Kingsport woman killed in Hawkins County wreck

November 11th, 2013 7:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Kingsport woman was killed Monday morning in a single vehicle roll-over accident that occurred on Beech Creek Road south of Rogersville.

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Cemetery crash and visit to lawyer net man consecutive DUI charges

Cemetery crash and visit to lawyer net man consecutive DUI charges

November 11th, 2013 4:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

Robert Lee Berkheimer has racked up three DUI charged in a month including arrests last week on consecutive days — first after driving through a cemetery, and then on the way to his lawyer’s office in Rogersville.

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New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

November 11th, 2013 3:05 pm by IVAN MORENO, Associated Press

The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland.

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Pope's rep: U.S. bishops shouldn't preach ideology

Pope's rep: U.S. bishops shouldn't preach ideology

November 11th, 2013 3:03 pm by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

The Vatican ambassador to the U.S., addressing American bishops at their first national meeting since Pope Francis was elected, said Monday they should not "follow a particular ideology" and should make Roman Catholics feel more welcome in church.

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Blountville Middle School students held a ceremony at the school Monday honoring area veterans

November 11th, 2013 1:09 pm by Staff Report

Blountville Middle School students honor area veterans.

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VSP probes fatal dump truck crash

VSP probes fatal dump truck crash

November 11th, 2013 11:09 am by Stephen Igo

The Virginia State Police is investigating a Saturday fatal crash of a dump truck in Buchanan County.

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The reward was survival: During World War II, Chap Hale piloted plane from S.C. to China

The reward was survival: During World War II, Chap Hale piloted plane from S.C. to China

November 11th, 2013 10:53 am by Marci Gore

Chapman “Chap” Hale is modest when he talks about his time in the military during World War II. Hale, who is 92, says, back then, his generation just did what was asked of them.

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