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Obama talks Syria diplomacy, fallback airstrikes

Obama talks Syria diplomacy, fallback airstrikes

September 10th, 2013 2:45 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press; NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Pushing military might and raising hopes it won't be needed, President Barack Obama threw his support Tuesday behind a plan for U.N. Security Council talks aimed at securing Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles

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Teen accused in Carter County killing to be tried as adult

Teen accused in Carter County killing to be tried as adult

September 10th, 2013 1:06 pm by NET News Service

Nicholas Willien, a 15-year-old Happy Valley student, was indicted on second-degree murder charges by a Carter County grand jury on Monday and is expected to stand trial as an adult.

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KPD identifies attempted murder suspect

KPD identifies attempted murder suspect

September 10th, 2013 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The suspect was reportedly angry that the victim, 64, gave him a small amount of cash when he asked for gas money.

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Update: Child killed, woman injured in Kingsport fire

Update: Child killed, woman injured in Kingsport fire

September 10th, 2013 11:29 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The incident occurred at 1009 Rosetree Lane. Kingsport Fire Department Deputy Chief David Chase says a passerby spotted the fire and called 911 at 10:09 a.m.

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Man accused of Bean Station pharmacy shootings indicted

Man accused of Bean Station pharmacy shootings indicted

September 10th, 2013 8:25 am by Associated Press

RUTLEDGE, Tenn. (AP) — A former police officer accused of killing two people during a drugstore robbery has been indicted by a grand jury.

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New wife charged with pushing husband off cliff

New wife charged with pushing husband off cliff

September 10th, 2013 8:21 am by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press

They were newlyweds, but she was having second thoughts about the 8-day-old marriage, court documents say.

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Sullivan school board extends Yennie's contract, opposes teacher licensure decision

Sullivan school board extends Yennie's contract, opposes teacher licensure decision

September 9th, 2013 10:48 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — In a 5-2 vote, Sullivan County’s school board has extended the contract of Director of Schools Jubal Yennie until 2017.

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Plan could be ‘significant breakthrough’ with Syria

Plan could be ‘significant breakthrough’ with Syria

September 9th, 2013 10:44 pm by JULIE PACE, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In a rapid and remarkable chain of events, Syria welcomed the idea of turning over all of its chemical weapons for destruction.

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Former Coeburn officer files lawsuit over dismissal

Former Coeburn officer files lawsuit over dismissal

September 9th, 2013 8:47 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — A former Coeburn policewoman has alleged she was wrongfully fired in a lawsuit filed against the town, three of the town’s elected officials and a former town manager.

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Hawkins Jail visitor becomes inmate following marijuana bust

Hawkins Jail visitor becomes inmate following marijuana bust

September 9th, 2013 8:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County deputies allegedly seized 18 grams of marijuana Friday afternoon from a Surgoinsville woman who’d apparently come to the Hawkins County Jail with a friend on visitors day.

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