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World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

November 10th, 2013 6:26 pm by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio — Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II — about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame. “Some things you just don’t talk about,” he said.

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Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

November 10th, 2013 5:59 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, a reading and some quiet reflection. The only thing missing was God.

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Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? Many questions linger

Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? Many questions linger

November 10th, 2013 5:50 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Within hours of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, most Americans were familiar with the name Lee Harvey Oswald.

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Ministers back colleague at Pa. same-sex ceremony

Ministers back colleague at Pa. same-sex ceremony

November 10th, 2013 3:07 pm by Associated Press

About 50 ministers gave their symbolic support to a colleague facing sanctions from the United Methodist Church by participating in a same-sex wedding.

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Update: Two dead after shooting at Texas teen's birthday party

Update: Two dead after shooting at Texas teen's birthday party

November 10th, 2013 2:43 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Celebratory gunshots fired at a girl's 18th birthday party triggered more gunfire that left two people dead, two critically injured and nearly two dozen injured in a shooting at a suburban Houston home, authorities said Sunday.

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D-B’s Knott named TSSAA 2012-13 State of Tennessee Bowling Coach of the Year

D-B’s Knott named TSSAA 2012-13 State of Tennessee Bowling Coach of the Year

November 10th, 2013 2:00 pm by Greg Peters

The focus of the award was the success she has had with the girls’ team. In 12 seasons, they've earned nine district championships, seven regional championships and an appearance in nine state tournaments.

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Gun shop looks to locate across from school, new ideas explored for Traders Village and other stories you may have missed

Gun shop looks to locate across from school, new ideas explored for Traders Village and other stories you may have missed

November 10th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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Officials fear 10,000 may have died in single Philippine city

Officials fear 10,000 may have died in single Philippine city

November 10th, 2013 12:25 am by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — As many as 10,000 people are believed to have died in one Philippine city alone when one of the worst storms on record sent giant sea waves, washing away homes, schools and airport buildings, officials said.

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Rescue Fund works to lift struggling families for Christmas

Rescue Fund works to lift struggling families for Christmas

November 9th, 2013 9:35 pm by J. H. Osborne

For many families in our region, the struggle to keep food on the table is ongoing, be it Christmas or not. Unfortunately, their focus all too often is a daily one to keep the basics on the table. No extras. No leftovers.

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Kingsport's  high end housing stimulus moving forward

Kingsport's high end housing stimulus moving forward

November 9th, 2013 9:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is working out the final guidelines and parameters of its high-end housing incentive program, recently meeting with a group of local home builders to get their input on the viability of the idea.

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