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9/11 anniversary to be marked with tributes

9/11 anniversary to be marked with tributes

September 11th, 2013 7:35 am by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Sept. 11 victims' loved ones will gather at ground zero to commemorate the attacks' anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.

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Republican group seeks to put more women in office

Republican group seeks to put more women in office

September 10th, 2013 10:25 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The nation’s largest caucus of Republican state leaders plans to spend $6 million to recruit 300 women to run for office in the next election cycle, women GOP leaders said Tuesday.

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Quiet, not stormy, weather for US this year so far

Quiet, not stormy, weather for US this year so far

September 10th, 2013 5:45 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a couple of years of wild, deadly and costly weather, the United States is mostly getting a lucky break this year. So far. Summer is almost over, and as of Tuesday morning, not a single hurricane had formed this year.

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Low blow: Woman arrested after assaulting man's genitals

Low blow: Woman arrested after assaulting man's genitals

September 10th, 2013 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

A man said his girlfriend — who had been "drinking all night" — entered his bedroom and started "aggravating him." He fled to the living room to go back to sleep, but she later followed and became more aggressive.

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Top 1 percent in US took biggest share since 1928

Top 1 percent in US took biggest share since 1928

September 10th, 2013 3:05 pm by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer

The income gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America last year reached the widest point since the Roaring Twenties.

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9/11 ceremony will be a quiet 'last' for mayor

9/11 ceremony will be a quiet 'last' for mayor

September 10th, 2013 2:58 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

When this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony unfolds at ground zero, the mayor who has helped orchestrate the observances from their start will be watching for his last time in office. And saying nothing.

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Obama talks Syria diplomacy, fallback airstrikes

Obama talks Syria diplomacy, fallback airstrikes

September 10th, 2013 2:45 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press; NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Pushing military might and raising hopes it won't be needed, President Barack Obama threw his support Tuesday behind a plan for U.N. Security Council talks aimed at securing Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles

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Teen accused in Carter County killing to be tried as adult

Teen accused in Carter County killing to be tried as adult

September 10th, 2013 1:06 pm by NET News Service

Nicholas Willien, a 15-year-old Happy Valley student, was indicted on second-degree murder charges by a Carter County grand jury on Monday and is expected to stand trial as an adult.

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KPD identifies attempted murder suspect

KPD identifies attempted murder suspect

September 10th, 2013 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The suspect was reportedly angry that the victim, 64, gave him a small amount of cash when he asked for gas money.

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Update: Child killed, woman injured in Kingsport fire

Update: Child killed, woman injured in Kingsport fire

September 10th, 2013 11:29 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The incident occurred at 1009 Rosetree Lane. Kingsport Fire Department Deputy Chief David Chase says a passerby spotted the fire and called 911 at 10:09 a.m.

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