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Weber City native winning recognition in opera

Weber City native winning recognition in opera

January 20th, 2014 11:12 am by Wes Bunch

Tatum Spears came a step closer to achieving her dream when she earned the Frances Shafter Recognition Award earlier this month from the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s North Carolina district.

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In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

January 20th, 2014 10:27 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Today is Martin Luther King day. In honor of the civil rights leader, we have assembled some of his best speeches in one place. Speeches include ""Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence," "I've been to the Mountain top," and "I have a dream."

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Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

January 20th, 2014 9:31 am by Marci Gore

The group, which usually consists of about 25 men ranging in age from 13 to 58, meets in a house that has been turned into a fully-equipped gym across the street from Calvary Baptist Church on Pine Street in Kingsport.

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Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

January 20th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

Police say a north Alabama a woman has been linked to stealing from gravesites in three states and trying to sell the items online.

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Parades, marches and service projects to honor MLK

Parades, marches and service projects to honor MLK

January 20th, 2014 8:31 am by Staff Report

In Memphis, Tenn., where King was assassinated, an audio recording of an interview with King would be played at the National Civil Rights Museum.

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Sullivan County Regional Health Department  earns recognition

Sullivan County Regional Health Department earns recognition

January 19th, 2014 9:28 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Regional Health Department has been recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

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Roe says $1 trillion spending bill  has winners and losers

Roe says $1 trillion spending bill has winners and losers

January 19th, 2014 9:15 pm by Hank Hayes

The $1 trillion appropriations bill passed overwhelmingly by Congress keeps federal government discretionary spending back at 2008 levels, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe claimed in a recent conference call with reporters.

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Islamic militant video threatens Olympics

Islamic militant video threatens Olympics

January 19th, 2014 7:30 pm by LYNN BERRY, Associated Press

An Islamic militant group in Russia’s North Caucasus claimed responsibility Sunday for twin suicide bombings in the southern city of Volgograd last month and posted a video threatening to strike the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Iraq announces offensive against al-Qaida

Iraq announces offensive against al-Qaida

January 19th, 2014 6:26 pm by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — Iraqi government forces and allied tribal militias launched an all-out offensive Sunday to push al-Qaida militants from a provincial capital, officials said.

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New Jersey mayor:  Superstorm Sandy aid ultimatum came from Christie

New Jersey mayor: Superstorm Sandy aid ultimatum came from Christie

January 19th, 2014 5:36 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press

The Democratic mayor of a town severely flooded by Superstorm Sandy said Sunday that she was told an ultimatum tying recovery funds to her support for a prime real estate project came directly from GOP Gov. Chris Christie.

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