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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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Foreign Relations figure wants Syrian air strike

Foreign Relations figure wants Syrian air strike

August 26th, 2013 8:14 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranking Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican is urging a "surgical" U .S. air strike against Syria in reprisal for Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Sullivan commissioner rewrites resolution that would ban hiring felons

Sullivan commissioner rewrites resolution that would ban hiring felons

August 26th, 2013 7:54 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Eddie Williams has toned down his effort to ban felons from the county payroll.

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Work under way on High Knob tower

Work under way on High Knob tower

August 26th, 2013 6:55 am by Stephen Igo

HIGH KNOB — Originally at over 4,160 feet above sea level, one of the most iconic lofty spots in Southwest Virginia expects to be roughly 16 feet higher than it was.

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Public hearing on Sullivan County budget set for Sept. 3 at 8:30 a.m.

Public hearing on Sullivan County budget set for Sept. 3 at 8:30 a.m.

August 25th, 2013 10:49 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — If you’re a Sullivan County taxpayer and you want to have a public say on the county’s budget proposal, you’ll need to be at the historic Sullivan County Courthouse early on a weekday morning next month.

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