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Condemnation  authorized to advance Rock Springs sewer work

Condemnation authorized to advance Rock Springs sewer work

September 20th, 2013 9:19 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The measure is being done to move forward on a multimillion-dollar sewer project in the Rock Springs community and not miss the deadline for providing water and sewer services to the Hidden Acres and Peppertree neighborhoods.

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Roe plays down effects of government shutdown

Roe plays down effects of government shutdown

September 20th, 2013 8:37 pm by Hank Hayes

Social Security and veterans’ benefits will still be distributed under a possible partial federal government shutdown unless President Barack Obama “plays just blatant politics,” U.S. Rep. Phil Roe said in a conference call with reporters Friday.

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13 people, including 3-year-old boy, shot at Chicago park

13 people, including 3-year-old boy, shot at Chicago park

September 20th, 2013 2:00 pm by By Peter Nickeas and Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

Semehca Nunn tried hard to talk about her 3-year-old grandson, one of 13 people shot as neighbors played basketball in Cornell Square Park in the Back of the Yards Thursday night.

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Brain-eating amoeba rattles nerves in La. parish

Brain-eating amoeba rattles nerves in La. parish

September 20th, 2013 1:48 pm by JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

While officials try to pin down the source of a deadly amoeba found in the water supply of a suburban New Orleans community, bottled water sales in St. Bernard Parish have skyrocketed and some people worry about washing their faces in the shower.

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Man, girlfriend charged with murdering 4 in East Tenn.

Man, girlfriend charged with murdering 4 in East Tenn.

September 20th, 2013 12:31 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A 22-year-old woman and three boys, ages 16 and 17, were found dead in a car on Renegade Mountain on Sept. 12. The suspects are alleged to have attempted to rob two of the victims during a marijuana exchange.

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House votes to derail Obamacare, fund government

House votes to derail Obamacare, fund government

September 20th, 2013 11:30 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The GOP-controlled House voted Friday to cripple President Barack Obama's health care law as part of a risky ploy that threatens a government shutdown in a week and a half.

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Obama takes on coal with first-ever carbon limits

Obama takes on coal with first-ever carbon limits

September 20th, 2013 6:57 am by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Obama administration is pressing ahead with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants, moving to impose for the first time strict limits on the pollution blamed for global warming.

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J.C. woman arrested after recanting child rape claim against boyfriend

J.C. woman arrested after recanting child rape claim against boyfriend

September 20th, 2013 6:44 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City woman who told police earlier this month she witnessed her boyfriend sexually abuse a 3-year-old girl has been charged with filing a false report for recanting her story.

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Work on jail expansion   set to begin in Duffield

Work on jail expansion set to begin in Duffield

September 19th, 2013 11:27 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — The $10 million expansion of the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield moved a step closer to becoming reality after Scott County officials recently approved a building permit for the project.

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House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps

House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps

September 19th, 2013 7:03 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 217-210 vote was a win for conservatives after Democrats united in opposition and some GOP moderates said the cut was too high.

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