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War hero ‘groupies’ follow trail to Gettysburg

War hero ‘groupies’ follow trail to Gettysburg

September 20th, 2013 10:56 pm by Associated Press

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The autograph hounds waiting expectantly in a hotel lobby weren’t drawn by actors, musicians or politicians, but by a few dozen men whose rare and distinguished achievements have earned them the nation’s highest military honor.

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Fed coal policies add heat to Virginia’s race for governor

Fed coal policies add heat to Virginia’s race for governor

September 20th, 2013 9:55 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The limits proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency pretty much guarantee no more coal-fired power plants will be built in the country, delivering a blow to a coal industry that has already seen its domestic market share shrink in recent yea

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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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