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Pa. building collapses, people believed trapped

Pa. building collapses, people believed trapped

June 5th, 2013 11:46 am by Associated Press

Emergency crews are at the scene of a building collapse in Philadelphia, and the fire commissioner says as many as eight to 10 people were believed trapped in the rubble.

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Report: Johnson City man charged with attempted murder tried to escape from jail

Report: Johnson City man charged with attempted murder tried to escape from jail

June 5th, 2013 11:41 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man arrested last week on an attempted murder charge for shooting a man in the leg climbed into a jail cell ceiling in an attempt to escape, according to court documents filed Monday.

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Conflicting laws, regulations feed IRS confusion

Conflicting laws, regulations feed IRS confusion

June 5th, 2013 9:19 am by ALAN FRAM,Associated Press

The uproar over the Internal Revenue Service's heavy-handed treatment of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status can be traced partly to when New York University Law School went into the noodle business.

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AP source: Donilon to resign, Rice to take over

AP source: Donilon to resign, Rice to take over

June 5th, 2013 9:05 am by JULIE PACE,AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama's top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. who has been a lightning rod for Republican criticism over faulty explanations for the attack that killed f

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Turkish government offers apology as protests continue

Turkish government offers apology as protests continue

June 4th, 2013 11:39 pm by Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s deputy prime minister offered an apology Tuesday for the government’s violent crackdown on an environmental protest, a calculated bid to ease days of anti-government rallies in the country’s major cities.

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Editorial: First Amendment does not ‘trump all,’ as Shipley says

Editorial: First Amendment does not ‘trump all,’ as Shipley says

June 4th, 2013 11:15 pm by Staff Report

The U.S. attorney for Eastern Tennessee scheduled a meeting in Manchester, Tenn., to increase awareness of hate speech directed at Muslims — certainly a noble and needed effort. But he is being pilloried seemingly by the media and politicians.

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Shupe tells Kingsport BMA he won’t address his ‘situation’

Shupe tells Kingsport BMA he won’t address his ‘situation’

June 4th, 2013 11:12 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Alderman Jantry Shupe participated as usual in a Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday. Shupe, arrested over the weekend and charged with DUI, took his seat with other BMA members just before the meeting began.

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Hawkins BOE OKs deal to move Surgoinsville Middle solar panels

Hawkins BOE OKs deal to move Surgoinsville Middle solar panels

June 4th, 2013 11:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The solar panels in front of Surgoinsville Middle School will soon be located behind the school as a result of an outcry from the community that they were an eyesore and a school security hindrance.

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No criminal charges will be filed in 2012 Cherokee Lake boating fatality

June 4th, 2013 10:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County grand jury issued a finding Monday that there will be no criminal charges stemming from a 2012 Labor Day boating accident on Cherokee Lake that took the life of a Virginia man.

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KEDB pilot program would fund community  improvements with Eastman tax money

KEDB pilot program would fund community improvements with Eastman tax money

June 4th, 2013 10:48 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — A so-called “pilot agreement” designed to cement Eastman Chemical Company’s $1.6 billion “Project Inspire” with city leaders was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Kingsport Economic Development Board.

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