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Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

August 20th, 2013 1:47 pm by Associated Press

The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

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Marion-based Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

Marion-based Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

August 20th, 2013 12:07 pm by Stephen Igo

Afghanistan is the eventual destination of an Army Reserve unit based out of Marion, Va., with members from throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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FBI imposters bilk elderly man of $8,000

FBI imposters bilk elderly man of $8,000

August 20th, 2013 11:45 am by Rain Smith

A Rogersville man, 85, reported receiving a call from individuals claiming to be with the FBI. They told him they needed two of his checks to help "catch scammers."

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Large coal power plants getting life extensions

Large coal power plants getting life extensions

August 20th, 2013 10:56 am by By David Shaffer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

The nation’s big coal-burning power plants are not ready to become dinosaurs. Utilities are making substantial investments to keep their largest coal generating stations operating for decades — and emitting millions of tons of carbon dioxide annually.

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Johnson City police investigating infant death

August 20th, 2013 10:45 am by NET News Service

According to police, someone at 1901 Knob Creek Road found the infant unresponsive and called 911. The infant, who was not identified, had been taken to the hospital where it was pronounced dead.

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Tenn. animal shelter worker gets 4 years in prison for cruelty

Tenn. animal shelter worker gets 4 years in prison for cruelty

August 20th, 2013 6:48 am by Associated Press

Billy Stewart was convicted of choking dogs into unconsciousness by tightening the noose at the end of a catch pole.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

August 20th, 2013 6:45 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Soldier to face victims of Afghanistan massacre

Soldier to face victims of Afghanistan massacre

August 20th, 2013 6:41 am by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

The U.S. soldier who killed 16 Afghan villagers during pre-dawn raids on mud-walled compounds last year is expected to face several survivors of the massacre and relatives of the dead who are outraged his life will be spared.

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Officials mark completion of Crooked Road Tech Center expansion

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August 19th, 2013 11:41 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — State and federal lawmakers joined Scott County officials in Duffield last Friday to declare the multi-million dollar expansion of the Crooked Road Technology Center open for business.

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Sullivan County Commission ‘tables’ resolution aimed at weapons signs at courthouse

Sullivan County Commission ‘tables’ resolution aimed at weapons signs at courthouse

August 19th, 2013 10:47 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Most Sullivan County commissioners indicated in a resounding vote Monday that they don’t want “no weapons permitted” signs removed from the doors of the historic Sullivan County Courthouse.

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