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Obama: Syria attack a 'big event of grave concern'

Obama: Syria attack a 'big event of grave concern'

August 23rd, 2013 6:26 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Obama says the U.S. is still seeking confirmation that toxic gases were used in Syria. But he says such actions are "very troublesome" and are going to "require America's attention."

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City manager names panel to assess Kingsport police chief candidates

City manager names panel to assess Kingsport police chief candidates

August 22nd, 2013 8:52 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The five members include: Bristol, Tenn., Police Chief Blaine Wade, Kingsport Fire Chief Craig Dye, Johnson City Assistant City Manager Charlie Stahl, former Kingsport Human Resources Director Barbara Duncan and Alderman Tom Segelhorst.

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Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

August 22nd, 2013 7:52 pm by Staff Report

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The new Mindstorms sets, on sale Sept. 1, are simpler for the younger crowd and more versatile for sophisticated users than two earlier versions. The sets make it easy to build basic remote-controlled robots.

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Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

August 22nd, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

DEER TRAIL, Colo. (AP) — Yes, those drones. Shoot ‘em down for $25. With a $100 bounty reward for shooters who bring in debris from an unmanned aircraft “known to be owned or operated by the United States federal government.”

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KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

August 22nd, 2013 5:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A three-year-old’s cries outside a Kingsport apartment complex at 4 a.m., upset because she couldn’t wake her father, have led to charges of child abuse and neglect.

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Former Coeburn town manager indicted

Former Coeburn town manager indicted

August 22nd, 2013 4:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — In two separate indictments handed down by a Wise County grand Jury on Thursday, former Coeburn Town Manager Loretta Mays faces a total of 135 counts accusing her of stealing funds from a Coeburn recreational facility.

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Slain police officer's son convicted in death

Slain police officer's son convicted in death

August 22nd, 2013 3:54 pm by Associated Press

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his police officer father.

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Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case

Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case

August 22nd, 2013 3:47 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press; PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press

The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood passed on his final chance to address jurors before they started deliberating Thursday, even after prosecutors insisted they hand down a verdict that would allow the death penalty.

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Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

August 22nd, 2013 3:01 pm by Associated Press

A gun discharged inside a 5-year-old kindergartener's backpack at a Tennessee elementary school cafeteria on Thursday, though no one was hurt, officials said.

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Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

August 22nd, 2013 2:06 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Sullivan Central High School, where a student was punched in the head in shop class. When the 15-year-old fell to the floor, his attacker, 16, allegedly struck him two additional times.

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