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AP exclusive: Few Army women want combat jobs

AP exclusive: Few Army women want combat jobs

February 25th, 2014 11:03 pm by Associated Press

A survey also revealed that soldiers of both genders are nervous about women entering combat jobs but say they are determined to do it fairly.

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Carson tells Kingsport audience,  'Courage is what we need in America'

Carson tells Kingsport audience, 'Courage is what we need in America'

February 25th, 2014 10:50 pm by J. H. Osborne

It was standing room only Tuesday evening for "America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made this Nation Great," a presentation by world- renowned neurosurgeon and best-selling author Dr. Benjamin S. Carson.

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UPDATE: Gate City student seriously injured after car hits school bus

UPDATE: Gate City student seriously injured after car hits school bus

February 25th, 2014 7:38 pm by Wes Bunch

A Gate City High School student was seriously injured Tuesday after she reportedly rear-ended a Scott County Public Schools bus near Hiltons.

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Ugandan newspaper prints list of '200 top' gays

Ugandan newspaper prints list of '200 top' gays

February 25th, 2014 6:47 pm by Associated Press

The tabloid's outing of some Ugandans raises fears of violence against those named just a day after the nation's president enacted a severe anti-gay law.

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Islamic militants kill dozens in attack on Nigerian school

Islamic militants kill dozens in attack on Nigerian school

February 25th, 2014 6:41 pm by Associated Press

At least 58 students were killed, including many who were burned alive. They "slaughtered them like sheep" with machetes, and gunned down those who ran away, said one teacher, Adamu Garba.

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Grand jury: Former Sullivan highway commissioner abused power, didn't commit crime

Grand jury: Former Sullivan highway commissioner abused power, didn't commit crime

February 25th, 2014 6:16 pm by Rain Smith

Despite five-hour lunch breaks with female day workers tasked with community service - and taking one on a trip to Nashville - Sullivan County's recently retired interim highway commissioner will not face any criminal charges.

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Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales

Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales

February 25th, 2014 3:35 pm by By Jessica Guynn, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Facebook is in talks with two gun-control groups that are pressuring the giant social network to crack down on illegal gun sales and trades.

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New index confirms it: This winter is miserable

New index confirms it: This winter is miserable

February 25th, 2014 3:07 pm by JEFF KAROUB and SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

A new winter misery index confirms what many Americans in the Midwest and East know in their all-too-chilled bones: This has been one of the harshest winters of our lifetimes.

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Four killed in Glade Spring domestic shooting

Four killed in Glade Spring domestic shooting

February 25th, 2014 2:48 pm by Nick Shepherd

Four people are dead and one is hospitalized in fair condition as the result of a domestic shooting in Washington County, Va., Tuesday.

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Drunk 'friends' fight in street, can't remember why

Drunk 'friends' fight in street, can't remember why

February 25th, 2014 2:29 pm by Rain Smith

At 1:17 a.m. an officer observed two men "fighting on the ramp" leading from Stone Drive to Lynn Garden.

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