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Investigators: 36,000 game disability system

Investigators: 36,000 game disability system

September 13th, 2013 5:52 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work, congressional investigators said in a report Friday.

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Four-vehicle wreck on West Stone Drive sends three to hospital

Four-vehicle wreck on West Stone Drive sends three to hospital

September 13th, 2013 2:13 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — A wreck involving four vehicles shut down West Stone Drive for a short amount of time on Friday.

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Freemason lodge in Kingsport to mark 200th anniversary this weekend

Freemason lodge in Kingsport to mark 200th anniversary this weekend

September 13th, 2013 1:42 pm by J. H. Osborne

This year marks the 200th Anniversary of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Tennessee. Special Masonic celebrations honoring some famous Tennessee Masons.

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Water, fire pummel hard-hit Jersey shore towns

Water, fire pummel hard-hit Jersey shore towns

September 13th, 2013 12:44 pm by WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press

The blaze that erupted Thursday afternoon and was expected to smolder for days brought a painful sense of deja vu to the communities, which rely on the boardwalk and beach for their very economic survival.

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Tenn. education commissioner responds to petition

Tenn. education commissioner responds to petition

September 13th, 2013 12:36 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman didn't offer any apologies in his first comments about a petition signed by more than 60 school superintendents that is critical of his leadership at the department.

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Kerry: Syria peace prospects ride on weapons talks

Kerry: Syria peace prospects ride on weapons talks

September 13th, 2013 12:36 pm by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press; MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

Prospects for restarting peace talks in Syria's civil war depend on the outcome of negotiations for the Syrian government to give up its chemical weapons, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday

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8-year-old steps out to help fight diabetes

8-year-old steps out to help fight diabetes

September 13th, 2013 11:03 am by Nick Shepherd

Diabetes has not stopped one eight-year-old from enjoying his life and it hasn’t stopped him from raising over $1,300 to help fight the disease in a walk being held in Kingsport on Saturday.

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KPD: Bath salts, pills, pot found in city home

KPD: Bath salts, pills, pot found in city home

September 13th, 2013 10:56 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested on four felony drug charges after a search of his residence on Thursday night.

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Nation's bloated nuclear spending comes under fire

Nation's bloated nuclear spending comes under fire

September 13th, 2013 6:47 am by JERI CLAUSING and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

In Tennessee, the price tag for a new uranium processing facility has grown nearly sevenfold in eight years to upward of $6 billion because of problems that include a redesign to raise the roof.

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NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

September 12th, 2013 5:19 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thirty-six years after it rocketed away from Earth, the spacecraft has escaped the sun’s influence and is now cruising 11 1/2 billion miles away in interstellar space, or the vast, cold emptiness between the stars, NASA said.

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