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Post-vacation, Obama to face Egypt, spending talks

Post-vacation, Obama to face Egypt, spending talks

August 19th, 2013 7:50 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Fresh from a weeklong vacation, President Barack Obama has to confront such issues as the crisis in Egypt and federal spending before getting back out on the road to sell his economic proposals.

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Courthouse tree’s fate in hands of  Rogersville Tree Board

Courthouse tree’s fate in hands of Rogersville Tree Board

August 18th, 2013 11:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — One official said last week that if the Norway spruce planted in front of the Hawkins County Courthouse gets any bigger, it’s going to hit the “Eternal Flame” and the question of if the tree should be cut will be resolved.

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Update: Man shot by police dies at hospital

Update: Man shot by police dies at hospital

August 18th, 2013 10:09 pm by Wes Bunch

A man shot on Sunday after reportedly hitting two officers with a car has died at an area hospital, according to Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart.

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Advocates rally around Pennsylvania assisted suicide case

Advocates rally around Pennsylvania assisted suicide case

August 18th, 2013 7:31 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — No one may ever know Barbara Mancini’s intentions when she allegedly handed her dying 93-year-old father a bottle of morphine at his central Pennsylvania home.

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Two bids received for Cedar Grove School — $59,855 and $1

Two bids received for Cedar Grove School — $59,855 and $1

August 18th, 2013 6:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Commission will be asked Monday to approve the sale of the Cedar Grove School property to Freedom Fellowship Church for $59,855, according to public records.

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Prosecutors getting to motive in Fort Hood trial

Prosecutors getting to motive in Fort Hood trial

August 18th, 2013 5:09 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas — The prosecutors pursuing the death penalty against the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will soon begin trying to answer a difficult but key question.

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Congress split on cutting off aid to Egypt

Congress split on cutting off aid to Egypt

August 18th, 2013 12:59 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Congress is divided over whether the U.S. should cut off military aid to Egypt amid spiraling violence on the streets of an important Middle East ally. "Let's face it, most of the aid has gone out the door this year," said Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Church group dedicates new home built for 90-year-old WWII vet - VIDEO

August 18th, 2013 10:21 am by Jeff Bobo

A church group from Florence, S.C. returned to Hawkins County Saturday to help dedicate the home they built this summer in the Mooresburg community for 90-year-old WWII veteran George Dean.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

August 18th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at interesting local stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Kingsport planning commission urges sale of most of Pet Dairy property

Kingsport planning commission urges sale of most of Pet Dairy property

August 17th, 2013 10:35 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport does not have a use for most of the old Pet Dairy facility on Konnarock Road and therefore wants to the put the 50-year-old office building back on the market.

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