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Two charged in arson of Sullivan barn

Two charged in arson of Sullivan barn

September 5th, 2013 11:14 am by Rain Smith

A roll of flaming paper towels was thrown at the structure, according to police, while the suspects say they encountered the barn's owner in an earlier road rage incident.

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Bloomingdale woman finds alleged burglar in her bed

Bloomingdale woman finds alleged burglar in her bed

September 5th, 2013 9:43 am by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman found an unknown man lying in her bed on Wednesday afternoon, with him allegedly telling her to "get out of my house" before pouring himself a drink in the kitchen.

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Walk at Warriors’ Path to raise awareness, funds for apraxia of speech

Walk at Warriors’ Path to raise awareness, funds for apraxia of speech

September 5th, 2013 7:58 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Lynn Whitaker knew something was wrong soon after son Max was born on July 2, 2010. Max said “Momma” and “Dada” when he was 9 or 10 months old, but he only said the words once.

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Then and now: Obama on use of US military might

Then and now: Obama on use of US military might

September 5th, 2013 7:36 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

As a candidate focused on his own election, Barack Obama championed restraint and global cooperation when faced with security threats. Now, as commander in chief of a world superpower, his rhetoric of the past is being tested by the reality of today.

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Feds won't enforce same-sex veterans law

Feds won't enforce same-sex veterans law

September 5th, 2013 7:25 am by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The Obama administration said Wednesday it will stop enforcing a law that blocks benefits to partners of military veterans in same-sex marriages.

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Castro’s jailhouse suicide brings little sympathy

Castro’s jailhouse suicide brings little sympathy

September 4th, 2013 10:42 pm by Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) — “This man couldn’t take, for even a month, a small portion of what he had dished out for more than a decade,” said Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty.

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Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

September 4th, 2013 10:01 pm by Associated Press

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A fight inside a Houston-area high school escalated into a series of stabbings Wednesday that left a 17-year-old student dead and three others wounded, sheriff’s officials said.

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Wait times still long in Tennessee driver service centers

Wait times still long in Tennessee driver service centers

September 4th, 2013 5:56 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessean reports attempts to cut wait times over the last two years have been hampered by computer issues and an increase in handgun permit applications.

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Obama: On Syria, US, world credibility is on line

Obama: On Syria, US, world credibility is on line

September 4th, 2013 1:41 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

In an impassioned appeal for support both at home and abroad, President Obama said Wednesday the credibility of the international community and Congress is on the line in the debate over how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

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Hawkins trio arrested in drug sting

Hawkins trio arrested in drug sting

September 4th, 2013 1:32 pm by Staff Report

Three people have been arrested in a narcotics investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office. They are accused of dealing prescription drugs to an undercover officer.

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