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Some flu vaccines promise a little more protection

Some flu vaccines promise a little more protection

September 2nd, 2013 6:59 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

WASHINGTON — Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection.

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Assad warns of regional war if West strikes Syria

Assad warns of regional war if West strikes Syria

September 2nd, 2013 5:06 pm by SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press

PARIS — Syria’s president warned Monday that the Middle East is a “powder keg” and potential Western military strikes against his country risk triggering a regional war.

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Shooting of New York toddler investigated; police say father likely target

Shooting of New York toddler investigated; police say father likely target

September 2nd, 2013 4:47 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Police investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk on a city street believe his father was the intended target, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Monday.

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Nyad becomes first person to swim to Florida from Cuba without shark cage

Nyad becomes first person to swim to Florida from Cuba without shark cage

September 2nd, 2013 2:00 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the Key West shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.

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Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

September 2nd, 2013 11:41 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School Band Boosters have kicked off a major fundraising project which will continue throughout the football season home games, according to fundraising chairman Kim Cassidy.

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Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy taking applications

Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy taking applications

September 2nd, 2013 10:29 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Ever wondered what it would feel like to be a police officer? If you answered yes, then the Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy may be for you.

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American Electric Power donation spurs commemorative site for Kingsport Mill

American Electric Power donation spurs commemorative site for Kingsport Mill

September 2nd, 2013 9:16 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Though the Kingsport Mill is no longer with us, the historic landmark is not being forgotten.

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Kingsport stabbing victim taken to hospital

Kingsport stabbing victim taken to hospital

September 1st, 2013 11:08 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 1338 Holyoke St. shortly after 3 p.m. on Sunday, according to a release from Detective Sgt. Chris Tincher.

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Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

September 1st, 2013 9:40 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Tri-Cities radio listeners lost a familiar voice Sunday with the death of longtime radio newsman Charlie Stuchell, who died at 64 after a long battle with cancer.

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Virginia forestry officials warn of spread of hemlock killing insect

Virginia forestry officials warn of spread of hemlock killing insect

September 1st, 2013 7:30 pm by Wes Bunch

The Virginia Department of Forestry says tiny insects capable of killing trees are responsible for the widespread decline in eastern hemlocks that is being observed in the southwestern region of the state.

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