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Kerry: Syria peace prospects ride on weapons talks

Kerry: Syria peace prospects ride on weapons talks

September 13th, 2013 12:36 pm by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press; MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

Prospects for restarting peace talks in Syria's civil war depend on the outcome of negotiations for the Syrian government to give up its chemical weapons, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday

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8-year-old steps out to help fight diabetes

8-year-old steps out to help fight diabetes

September 13th, 2013 11:03 am by Nick Shepherd

Diabetes has not stopped one eight-year-old from enjoying his life and it hasn’t stopped him from raising over $1,300 to help fight the disease in a walk being held in Kingsport on Saturday.

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KPD: Bath salts, pills, pot found in city home

KPD: Bath salts, pills, pot found in city home

September 13th, 2013 10:56 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested on four felony drug charges after a search of his residence on Thursday night.

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Nation's bloated nuclear spending comes under fire

Nation's bloated nuclear spending comes under fire

September 13th, 2013 6:47 am by JERI CLAUSING and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

In Tennessee, the price tag for a new uranium processing facility has grown nearly sevenfold in eight years to upward of $6 billion because of problems that include a redesign to raise the roof.

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NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

September 12th, 2013 5:19 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thirty-six years after it rocketed away from Earth, the spacecraft has escaped the sun’s influence and is now cruising 11 1/2 billion miles away in interstellar space, or the vast, cold emptiness between the stars, NASA said.

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TCRA resurfacing to shut down flight operations

TCRA resurfacing to shut down flight operations

September 12th, 2013 2:48 pm by Hank Hayes

The massive $15.7 million task means all flight operations will be shut down Friday night through Monday morning both this weekend and the next.

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Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

September 12th, 2013 2:15 pm by Rain Smith

In one hour's time, dispatch received thirteen 911 hang ups from a residence on Skyland Drive. An officer checked the home to find the front door open, while four people inside sat around a table.

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Hawaii molasses spill killing thousands of fish

Hawaii molasses spill killing thousands of fish

September 12th, 2013 1:46 pm by AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press

Thousands of fish are expected to die in Honolulu waters after a leaky pipe caused 1,400 tons of molasses to ooze into the harbor and kill marine life, state officials said.

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4 bodies found in car near former Tennessee mountain resort

4 bodies found in car near former Tennessee mountain resort

September 12th, 2013 1:34 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says four people have been found shot to death in a car in Cumberland County.

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Ramsey stands by 9-11 Tweet accusing President Obama of allying with al-Qaida in Syria

Ramsey stands by 9-11 Tweet accusing President Obama of allying with al-Qaida in Syria

September 12th, 2013 11:40 am by NET News Service

Sullivan County state lawmaker Ron Ramsey is standing by his controversial 9-11 Tweet about President Barack Obama's strategy for dealing with chemical weapons use in Syria.

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