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Federal shutdown affected US in ways unseen

Federal shutdown affected US in ways unseen

October 18th, 2013 9:20 am by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

During the shutdown, the doctors had to stop submitting grant applications to study childhood asthma and other diseases and disorders. Hospital officials said the shutdown could have delayed funding for nearly half a year.

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Past-due court fines could cost you your driver’s license

Past-due court fines could cost you your driver’s license

October 17th, 2013 11:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Hundreds of Sullivan County residents who are more than a year past due on fines and fees from criminal court are about to have their driver’s licenses revoked.

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As US demographics change, so does the menu

As US demographics change, so does the menu

October 17th, 2013 7:34 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — Salsa overtaking ketchup as America’s No. 1 condiment was just the start. These days, tortillas outsell burger and hot dog buns, and tacos and burritos have become so “American” that most people don’t even consider them ethnic.

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1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

October 17th, 2013 5:50 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

DMANISI, Georgia (AP) — The discovery of a skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than some believe, scientists say.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Permanent Civil War Exhibit Dedicated at Welcome Center in Bristol.

October 17th, 2013 5:23 pm by Ned Jilton

Permanent Civil War exhibits are opening in welcome centers across Tennessee.

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Lunch lady busted after voluntarily stripping for police

Lunch lady busted after voluntarily stripping for police

October 17th, 2013 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Sullivan East High School, where a cafeteria worker was accused of stealing cash from a coworker's purse. The suspect, 29, denied having the victim's money, then told officers she'd "strip" to "prove it."

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Hawkins woman allegedly hits truck with buggy, falsely reports being run over

Hawkins woman allegedly hits truck with buggy, falsely reports being run over

October 17th, 2013 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say Food City video shows the suspect unloading her groceries into her car, after which she drives around the parking lot a couple of times. She then parks again in the same spot, calling 911 to report she was hit by a vehicle.

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Wall Street looks to return to 'normalcy'

Wall Street looks to return to 'normalcy'

October 17th, 2013 2:54 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

It's a change of pace for Wall Street, which had been completely absorbed in Washington's political drama over the last month.

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KPD detective receives award for domestic violence work

KPD detective receives award for domestic violence work

October 17th, 2013 1:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

Justin McConnell was presented the Mark Vance Memorial Award in a ceremony at the Sullivan County Courthouse on Thursday. The award is named after a Bristol, Tenn. police officer who was shot and killed responding to a domestic violence call in 2004.

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Man breaks into Kingsport Dollar General, steals shaving items

Man breaks into Kingsport Dollar General, steals shaving items

October 17th, 2013 12:11 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly broke into a downtown store last week and stole shaving supplies.

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