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Western leaders mull military response in Syria

Western leaders mull military response in Syria

August 26th, 2013 3:38 pm by LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Secretary of State John Kerry says chemical weapons were used in Syria, accuses President Bashar Assad of destroying evidence, and says the U.S. has additional information about the attack and will soon make it public.

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Tree Board gives Hawkins courthouse spruce a temporary reprieve

Tree Board gives Hawkins courthouse spruce a temporary reprieve

August 26th, 2013 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Monday the Tree board voted 4-1 to reject a formal request from the Hawkins County Commission’s Buildings Committee seeking permission to remove the spruce, and leave that area of the courthouse lawn open.

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Rogersville businessman indicted for reckless vehicular homicide from 2012 wreck

Rogersville businessman indicted for reckless vehicular homicide from 2012 wreck

August 26th, 2013 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Rogersville's leading businessmen and developers was indicted Monday by the Hawkins County Grand Jury on charges including reckless vehicular homicide stemming from a June 11, 2012 accident.

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Second suspect arrested in death of WWII veteran

Second suspect arrested in death of WWII veteran

August 26th, 2013 2:11 pm by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

Spokane Police on Monday arrested a second teen suspect in last week's beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran who authorities say likely fought back against his attackers.

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Kingsport motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

Kingsport motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash on Kingsport Hwy. near Washington/Sullivan Co. line

August 26th, 2013 11:54 am by NET News Service

A Kingsport motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon when an oncoming vehicle hit him head on in Gray.

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ETSU students flock to class as fall semester begins

ETSU students flock to class as fall semester begins

August 26th, 2013 11:51 am by Rex Barber, NET News service

Students began streaming on to the East Tennessee State University campus early Monday morning for the start of the fall 2013 semester.

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GUEST EDITORIAL:  Arming teachers is best way to protect our children

GUEST EDITORIAL: Arming teachers is best way to protect our children

August 26th, 2013 11:16 am by Steve Siebold

Editor’s note: Guest editorials may not necessarily reflect the opinion of the newspaper. The following is from Steve Siebold, an outspoken Second Amendment advocate and author of the book “Sex, Politics and Religion: How Delusional Thinking is Destroying

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Crews battle huge wildfire raging in Yosemite area

Crews battle huge wildfire raging in Yosemite area

August 26th, 2013 8:56 am by BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press; TRACIE CONE, Associated Press

Hundreds of firefighters were digging trenches, clearing brush and starting back blazes to keep a wildfire raging north of Yosemite National Park out of several mountain hamlets.

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Civil rights and immigration history connected

Civil rights and immigration history connected

August 26th, 2013 8:22 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — When 250,000 marchers converged on Washington in August 1963, the issues were jobs and freedom.

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World stocks uneven over US stimulus uncertainty

World stocks uneven over US stimulus uncertainty

August 26th, 2013 8:17 am by PHILL TUTT, AP Europe Business Editor

LONDON (AP) — Stock markets in Europe were trading lower Monday despite a positive session in Asia, weighed down by uncertainty over the planned phase-out of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.

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