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Newtown 911 calls show calm response to shooting

Newtown 911 calls show calm response to shooting

December 4th, 2013 12:51 pm by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press; MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming.

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Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge

Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge

December 4th, 2013 12:45 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama turned his focus Wednesday to the pocketbook issues that Americans consistently rank as a top concern, arguing that the dream of upward economic mobility is breaking down

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Wise County Sheriff's Office investigates report of bullet fired into occupied dwelling

Wise County Sheriff's Office investigates report of bullet fired into occupied dwelling

December 4th, 2013 10:01 am by Stephen Igo

The homeowner said he was playing video games in a bedroom when a shot slammed through an exterior wall into the room.

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Local business leaders briefed on ‘Drive to 55’

Local business leaders briefed on ‘Drive to 55’

December 4th, 2013 9:26 am by Hank Hayes

The plan is to go from 32 percent of Tennesseans with college degrees to 55 percent.

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Root rot spoiling many N.C. Christmas trees

Root rot spoiling many N.C. Christmas trees

December 4th, 2013 8:38 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A widespread fungus-like disease that causes a slow, or sometimes rapid death, is wiping out fields of Christmas trees, mostly in Fraser firs, in farms in the western North Carolina area.

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Mass. boy to be arraigned in killing of teacher

Mass. boy to be arraigned in killing of teacher

December 4th, 2013 8:32 am by Associated Press

A 14-year-old Massachusetts boy is set to be arraigned on murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges in the killing of his high school math teacher.

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Hawkins County Memorial Gardens, cemetery’s manager facing  numerous complaints, lawsuits

Hawkins County Memorial Gardens, cemetery’s manager facing numerous complaints, lawsuits

December 3rd, 2013 11:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — On May 15, 2012, Ron Fleenor paid $1,249 to the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens in Surgoinsville to have a bronze marker, which was already provided for free by the military, placed over the grave of his brother Ken.

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Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US

Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US

December 3rd, 2013 10:03 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Onyango Obama, the half brother of the president’s late father, testified he has lived in the U.S. since 1963. He had a series of immigration hearings in the 1980s and was ordered to leave the country in 1992 but remained.

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Man survives three days at bottom of Atlantic

Man survives three days at bottom of Atlantic

December 3rd, 2013 6:12 pm by Associated Press

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. The Nigerian cook survived by breathing an ever-dwindling supply of oxygen in an air pocket.

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KPD seeks public's help in theft case

KPD seeks public's help in theft case

December 3rd, 2013 4:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — The incident happened in the early morning hours of November 10 when a white male suspect entered a red pickup that was in the Kroger parking lot. The suspect then stole over $1,000 worth of items, the report said.

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