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World Trade Center reopens for business

World Trade Center reopens for business

November 3rd, 2014 11:50 am by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center has again opened for business. The 104-story, $3.9 billion skyscraper dominates the Manhattan skyline.

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Leaf collection in Kingsport to continue through mid-January

Leaf collection in Kingsport to continue through mid-January

November 3rd, 2014 11:44 am by Matthew Lane

Loose leaves are taken to the city's demolition landfill where they are composted and then used on city projects and sold to the general public.

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Man charged with attempted murder in Johnson City stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder in Johnson City stabbing

November 3rd, 2014 8:40 am by NET News Service

Police said Jorge Rios-Ramirez, 40, admitted to stabbing another man with a meat cleaver.

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'Lynx' to the past: Goalposts replaced at Lynn View High

'Lynx' to the past: Goalposts replaced at Lynn View High

November 3rd, 2014 8:27 am by Rick Wagner

After more than half a century, the goalposts at the old Lynn View High School football field have come down. The memories and history behind them, however, remain with former players, coaches and others associated with the school.

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Constitutional amendments, wine sales question highlight Tuesday ballot

Constitutional amendments, wine sales question highlight Tuesday ballot

November 3rd, 2014 12:37 am by J. H. Osborne

The Nov. 4 ballot also includes various state and federal offices. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Sullivan County. "Voters only need their photo ID in order to vote," Sullivan County Administrator of Elections Jason Booher said Friday.

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'A really good day' — Player with brain tumor fulfills basketball dream

'A really good day' — Player with brain tumor fulfills basketball dream

November 2nd, 2014 7:45 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Mount St. Joseph's freshman Lauren Hill made layups to open and close Sunday's game, drawing standing ovations from the sellout crowd at Xavier University's 10,000-seat arena.

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Cute chick rover: A new way to spy on shy penguins

Cute chick rover: A new way to spy on shy penguins

November 2nd, 2014 7:17 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

The newest tool for biologists is the baby penguin robotic spy. It's pretty darn cute, and so convincing that penguins essentially talk to it, as if it is a potential mate for their chicks.

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Recordings indicate Ferguson no-fly zone aimed at media

Recordings indicate Ferguson no-fly zone aimed at media

November 2nd, 2014 6:57 pm by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

"They finally admitted it really was to keep the media out," said one FAA manager about the St. Louis County Police in a series of recorded telephone conversations obtained by The Associated Press.

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Yennie seeks policy change on unpaid time off for Sullivan teachers

Yennie seeks policy change on unpaid time off for Sullivan teachers

November 2nd, 2014 6:34 pm by Rick Wagner

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie asked the Board of Education to adopt a policy change that says teachers can't simply take unpaid time off when their personal time and sick leave run out.

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Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper crossings

Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper crossings

November 2nd, 2014 3:30 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press

The great-grandson of Karl Wallenda of the famous Flying Wallendas circus family plans to perform two nail-biting walks in Chicago that will be televised Sunday to millions of viewers around the world.

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