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Tighter security at U.S. missions follows al-Qaida threat

Tighter security at U.S. missions follows al-Qaida threat

August 4th, 2013 6:22 pm by AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press

Security forces closed roads, put up extra blast walls and increased patrols Sunday near some of the more than 20 U.S. diplomatic missions in the Muslim world ordered closed for the weekend following warnings of a possible al-Qaida attack.

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Tea party plans to abandon GOP stars

Tea party plans to abandon GOP stars

August 4th, 2013 4:05 pm by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

With many of their standard-bearers having embraced more moderate positions on bedrock issues such as immigration and health care, tea party activists are finding themselves at a crossroads.

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Update: Suspect  in deadly Venice Beach boardwalk hit-and-run in custody

Update: Suspect in deadly Venice Beach boardwalk hit-and-run in custody

August 4th, 2013 2:00 pm by Associated Press

A surveillance video shows the suspect getting into a large black car, steering around a vehicle barrier and accelerating mercilessly through the crowd.

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Child saves mom's life, Eastman's record earnings, Popeye's to open, and other stories you may have missed

Child saves mom's life, Eastman's record earnings, Popeye's to open, and other stories you may have missed

August 4th, 2013 10:10 am by Staff Report

Child saves mom's life, Eastman's record earnings, Popeye's to open, and other stories you may have missed

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Al-Qaida chief: Egypt coup shows democracy corrupt

Al-Qaida chief: Egypt coup shows democracy corrupt

August 4th, 2013 12:02 am by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida’s leader said the military coup that ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi provides proof that Islamic rule cannot be established through democracy and urged the Islamist leader’s followers to wage armed resistance.

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History for Kingsport: Muriel C. Spoden Collection testament to one woman’s love of city’s past

History for Kingsport: Muriel C. Spoden Collection testament to one woman’s love of city’s past

August 3rd, 2013 11:59 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Muriel C. Spoden was an avid local historian and genealogist, amassing a huge collection of letters, ledgers, journals, photographs, scrapbooks and other items related to Kingsport. That collection has been organized by the City of Kingsport Archives.

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Lack of jobs leaves Pennington Gap struggling to survive

Lack of jobs leaves Pennington Gap struggling to survive - VIDEO

August 3rd, 2013 11:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

Pennington Gap resembles every other small town in America. But look closer and cracks begin to form. Windows are boarded up, businesses sit empty and houses are falling apart.

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Update: NBC News reporter, Kingsport native John Palmer dies

Update: NBC News reporter, Kingsport native John Palmer dies

August 3rd, 2013 7:58 pm by Associated Press

John Palmer, a veteran reporter for NBC News over a span of 40 years, has died. Palmer’s wife Nancy confirmed he died Saturday at George Washington University Hospital of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 77.

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NBC’s Brian Williams to take leave for surgery

NBC’s Brian Williams to take leave for surgery

August 3rd, 2013 6:05 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Williams, 54, said he’s had three previous surgeries on his right knee but the pain was becoming more of an issue. When it began costing him sleep, Williams said he realized it was time to take care of it.

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New jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time

New jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time

August 3rd, 2013 4:38 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Part-time work accounted for more than 65 percent of the positions employers added in July. Low-paying retailers, restaurants and bars supplied more than half July’s job gain.

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