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Update: Suspect in sex crimes against children worked at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home

Update: Suspect in sex crimes against children worked at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home

October 9th, 2013 9:16 am by Rain Smith

Multiple rape charges against a Sullivan County woman stem from her employment at a Bristol, Tenn., children's center, according to authorities.

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Seeing the Lights: Researcher trying to explain Brown Mountain mystery

Seeing the Lights: Researcher trying to explain Brown Mountain mystery

October 9th, 2013 7:30 am by Greg Peters

Researching the Brown Mountain Lights can be compared to driving through western North Carolina — the roads are winding and a simple turn can take you off in a whole new direction.

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US expected to slash aid to Egyptian government

US expected to slash aid to Egyptian government

October 9th, 2013 7:03 am by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

The U.S. has been considering such a move since the Egyptian military ousted the country's first democratically elected leader in June.

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Yellen is Obama's choice to succeed Bernanke at Fed

Yellen is Obama's choice to succeed Bernanke at Fed

October 9th, 2013 6:57 am by JIM KUHNHENN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to head a major central bank anywhere in the world. She also would be the first Democrat chosen to lead the Fed since Paul Volcker was picked by President Jimmy Carter in 1979.

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Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife

Former Rogersville cop claims he was fired over allegation of affair with businessman’s wife - VIDEO

October 8th, 2013 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The writers of Peyton Place couldn’t have come up with a more sordid tale of sex, power and corruption than was spun by former Rogersville police officer James Hammonds at Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

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NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

October 8th, 2013 7:54 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A Bean Station man who pawned his laptop computer with thousands of pictures of child pornography on it will spend nearly seven years in federal prison for his crime. John Maneval faced a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

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Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

October 8th, 2013 6:40 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible compromise but also traded heated rhetoric Tuesday, a combination that left the eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place.

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Two win physics Nobel for ‘God particle’  theory

Two win physics Nobel for ‘God particle’ theory

October 8th, 2013 5:13 pm by Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nearly 50 years after they came up with the theory, Britain’s Peter Higgs and Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for helping to explain how matter formed after the Big Bang.

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Tenn. Republicans at odds over shutdown blame

Tenn. Republicans at odds over shutdown blame

October 8th, 2013 2:03 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and fellow Republicans in the Tennessee General Assembly appear to be at odds about who will be blamed for the shutdown of the federal government.

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Second chemical weapons team heading for Syria

Second chemical weapons team heading for Syria

October 8th, 2013 1:48 pm by MIKE CORDER, Associated Press

The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday the organization is sending a second team of inspectors to Syria to expand its high-stakes, high-risk mission to rid Syria of its poison gas stockpile.

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