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Johnson County woman, 6-year-old daughter dead in apparent murder-suicide

September 22nd, 2013 7:08 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

A Johnson County woman and her 6-year-old daughter are dead in what authorities believe to be a murder-suicide.

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Obama, at Navy Yard ceremony, says fight for gun laws ‘ought to obsess us’

Obama, at Navy Yard ceremony, says fight for gun laws ‘ought to obsess us’

September 22nd, 2013 6:18 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation’s gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence.

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UPDATE: Suicide attack on Pakistani Christian church kills 78 people

UPDATE: Suicide attack on Pakistani Christian church kills 78 people

September 22nd, 2013 5:31 pm by RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack against the country’s Christian minority.

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Kenyan forces say they rescued ‘most’ hostages

Kenyan forces say they rescued ‘most’ hostages

September 22nd, 2013 5:19 pm by JASON STRAZIUSO, Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan’s military said late Sunday it had rescued “most” of the remaining hostages held by al-Qaida-linked militants in an upscale Nairobi mall after launching a major operation to end a two-day standoff.

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UPDATE: KPD identifies victim in weekend's fatal wreck on Fort Henry Drive

UPDATE: KPD identifies victim in weekend's fatal wreck on Fort Henry Drive

September 22nd, 2013 1:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

One person was killed and two others injured Saturday evening in a four car accident on Fort Henry Drive which occurred when one vehicle allegedly failed to obey a red light.

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KPD releases identity of woman killed in fiery wreck

KPD releases identity of woman killed in fiery wreck

September 22nd, 2013 1:06 pm by Wes Bunch

Kingsport police released the identity Sunday of a woman who was killed last week in a fiery wreck on Fort Henry Drive.

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After seven decades WWII soldier's letter reaches daughter

After seven decades WWII soldier's letter reaches daughter

September 22nd, 2013 12:09 pm by Associated Press

Peggy Eddington-Smith received the letter penned by her father, Pfc. John Eddington, as well as his Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals, during an emotional ceremony Saturday in Dayton, Nev., about 40 miles southeast of Reno.

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Prescription drug epidemic, theater plans fade and more in this week's top stories

Prescription drug epidemic, theater plans fade and more in this week's top stories

September 22nd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the most interesting and important stories you may have missed over the week of Sept. 13 through Sept. 20.

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Update: More than 60 killed in suicide attack on historic Pakistani church

Update: More than 60 killed in suicide attack on historic Pakistani church

September 22nd, 2013 5:45 am by RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press

A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing over 60 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country's Christian minority, officials said.

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Update: Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

Update: Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

September 22nd, 2013 5:15 am by JASON STRAZIUSO, Associated Press

The attack by al-Qaida-linked militants at an upscale mall in Nairobi killed at least 59 people and wounded 175, Kenya's interior Cabinet secretary said Sunday.

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