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Sen. McCain makes trip to Syria to visit rebels

Sen. McCain makes trip to Syria to visit rebels

May 27th, 2013 6:38 pm by SUZANNE GAMBOA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, a proponent of arming Syrian rebels, quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with anti-government fighters Monday.

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Funeral services set for men killed in Bean Station pharmacy robbery

May 27th, 2013 5:58 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

Stephen Lovell was passionate about music and sharing time with his family. Richard Alexander Sommerville enjoyed Gene Autry western movies and running his Lionel trains.

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Food City proposes Roller Street solution

Food City proposes Roller Street solution

May 27th, 2013 5:20 pm by Matthew Lane

Could the Roller Street “nightmare” finally be over? Steve Smith, CEO and president of K-VA-T Foods (the owners of Food City) told city leaders last week that a good alternative has been proposed.

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70 years later, woman reads diary from sweetheart killed in World War II

70 years later, woman reads diary from sweetheart killed in World War II

May 27th, 2013 5:04 pm by JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — Before Cpl. Thomas “Cotton” Jones was killed by a Japanese sniper in the Central Pacific in 1944, he wrote what he called his “last life request” to anyone who might find his diary: Please give it to Laura Mae Davis, the girl he loved.

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Americans gather to honor fallen service members

Americans gather to honor fallen service members

May 27th, 2013 10:59 am by Associated Press

Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindles.

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New Clothes for Kids shutting its doors

New Clothes for Kids shutting its doors

May 27th, 2013 9:00 am by Nick Shepherd

After 15 years and thousands of new clothes provided to more than 29,000 kids, New Clothes For Kids is shutting its doors.

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Record number of homeless students served by city school system

May 27th, 2013 8:55 am by Rick Wagner

The city school system this school year served an all-time record number of homeless students, 320 as of Monday.

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E-x-p-e-r-i-e-n-c-e: Johnson City boy hopes for better results in return trip to Scripps bee

E-x-p-e-r-i-e-n-c-e: Johnson City boy hopes for better results in return trip to Scripps bee

May 26th, 2013 10:42 pm by Michael Collins, Knoxville News Sentinel

Rahul Krishnaswamy thought he was prepared the first time he competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, he realizes he wasn’t.

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Hawkins County BOE trying to determine amount needed to balance budget for next school year premium content

May 26th, 2013 9:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — It may be a foregone conclusion that Hawkins County Schools will be using savings to balance the proposed 2013-14 fiscal year budget, but exactly how much savings is yet to be determined.

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Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority on track to expand 3 of 4 facilities

Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority on track to expand 3 of 4 facilities

May 26th, 2013 8:10 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Officials with the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority said they are close to moving forward with a multimillion-dollar expansion project.

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