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Rock Springs church offers to donate land for Kingsport ballfields

Rock Springs church offers to donate land for Kingsport ballfields

August 20th, 2013 9:46 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Christ Fellowship Church made an offer to the city of Kingsport Tuesday night. In return for a gift of 30 to 40 acres, the church would request water and sewer services to its facility.

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood as beleaguered as its leader

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood as beleaguered as its leader

August 20th, 2013 8:18 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — The Brotherhood’s decision to play hardball after the military’s ouster of Egypt’s Islamist president has backfired, leaving it embroiled in a crisis and looking at unattractive choices.

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Case of  gun rights advocate goes to grand jury in Nashville

Case of gun rights advocate goes to grand jury in Nashville

August 20th, 2013 6:59 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Nashville judge on Tuesday rejected claims that police had no right to arrest a man who walked around downtown last month wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle.

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Southeast hit with three years' worth of mosquitoes in one summer

Southeast hit with three years' worth of mosquitoes in one summer

August 20th, 2013 5:37 pm by Associated Press

The tiny mosquito all too often has man on the run. This summer, it seems worse than usual. Experts say it’s been a buggier-than-normal summer in many places around the U.S. because of a combination of drought, heavy rain and heat.

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Conn. clerk injured in David Hasselhoff sign theft

Conn. clerk injured in David Hasselhoff sign theft

August 20th, 2013 5:17 pm by Associated Press

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say the 36-year-old clerk at a Cumberland Farms in Shelton saw a man put the signs into an SUV shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Police say the worker was struck and dragged by the SUV and landed on his head.

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UPDATE: Gunman in custody at Ga. school; reports of shots

UPDATE: Gunman in custody at Ga. school; reports of shots

August 20th, 2013 4:36 pm by BILL BARROW,Associated press; KATE BRUMBACK,Associated press

A suspect was in custody after gunfire erupted at an Atlanta-area elementary school where dramatic television footage showed young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police

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Seven Northeast Tennessee schools named among the best in Tennessee

August 20th, 2013 1:56 pm by Rick Wagner

Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced 169 schools as the 2012-13 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for annual growth or progress and/or the top 5 percent for academic achievement or performance.

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Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

August 20th, 2013 1:47 pm by Associated Press

The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

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Marion-based Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

Marion-based Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

August 20th, 2013 12:07 pm by Stephen Igo

Afghanistan is the eventual destination of an Army Reserve unit based out of Marion, Va., with members from throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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FBI imposters bilk elderly man of $8,000

FBI imposters bilk elderly man of $8,000

August 20th, 2013 11:45 am by Rain Smith

A Rogersville man, 85, reported receiving a call from individuals claiming to be with the FBI. They told him they needed two of his checks to help "catch scammers."

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