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Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

August 29th, 2013 10:20 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Owen and Emmett Ezell were separated Saturday at the hospital after being born joined from just below the breast bone to just below the belly button on July 15. The babies shared a liver and intestines.

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Two Hawkins County homes destroyed in fires

Two Hawkins County homes destroyed in fires

August 29th, 2013 9:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Separate residential fires in Hawkins County this week destroyed two homes, including a house on Russell Road south of Rogersville that apparently caught fire Wednesday evening due to a faulty refrigerator.

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Tylenol maker launches new cap to curb overdoses

Tylenol maker launches new cap to curb overdoses

August 29th, 2013 6:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Overdoses from acetaminophen send 55,000 to 80,000 people in the U.S. to the emergency room each year and kill at least 500, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.

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Court upholds first ban on gay-to-straight therapy

Court upholds first ban on gay-to-straight therapy

August 29th, 2013 6:13 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that the state’s ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors doesn’t violate the free speech rights of licensed counselors and patients seeking treatment.

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KPD  asks public for help in locating counterfeit check suspect

KPD asks public for help in locating counterfeit check suspect

August 29th, 2013 3:15 pm by Staff reports

KINGSPORT — The suspect is described by police as a white male, approximately 5'10' tall, slim build, clean shaven, short brown hair and is in his late 20s or early 30s. He used the alias "Austin Bell."

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Woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

Woman hospitalized to remove stolen $5,000 from rectum

August 29th, 2013 2:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — A theft charge is pending against a Hawkins County woman who allegedly stole $5,000 from her boyfriend and was then hospitalized for injuries suffered attempting to remove the cash from her “hiding place.”

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Feds won't sue to stop marijuana use in 2 states

Feds won't sue to stop marijuana use in 2 states

August 29th, 2013 2:28 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The federal government said Thursday that it won't sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.

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Bond request denied for suspect in 'severe' child abuse case

Bond request denied for suspect in 'severe' child abuse case

August 29th, 2013 1:25 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man accused of severely abusing his live-in girlfriend's 14-month-old son had his request for bond denied during an appearance Wednesday in Scott County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

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EDITORIAL: Government workers should not receive bonuses

EDITORIAL: Government workers should not receive bonuses

August 29th, 2013 9:15 am by Editorial staff

Did you get a bonus this year? Not likely — unless you work for government. Did you receive a paid vacation for violating a workplace rule? Not likely — unless you work for government.

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Iran to work with Russia to stop strike on Syria

Iran to work with Russia to stop strike on Syria

August 29th, 2013 9:10 am by BY NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country will press forward with efforts to ward off military action by the U.S. and its allies against the Tehran-backed regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Iranian state TV reported on Thursday.

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