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Police: Black teen shot to death in Missouri was unarmed

Police: Black teen shot to death in Missouri was unarmed

August 10th, 2014 2:14 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

An unarmed 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis after an altercation that involved two people and an officer, authorities said Sunday while hundreds of protesters demanded answers outside.

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Election news, animals rescued from dead man's home, important school dates and more stories you may have missed

Election news, animals rescued from dead man's home, important school dates and more stories you may have missed

August 10th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Five Hawkins schools approved for free lunch and breakfast all year

Five Hawkins schools approved for free lunch and breakfast all year

August 10th, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

CEP is a universal meal plan under the National School Lunch Program that permits eligible districts and schools to provide meal service to all students at no charge, regardless of economic status.

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Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

August 10th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Members of the Dobyns-Bennett High School basketball teams, both men and women, got together to serve those who serve and do some community service.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 9th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man getting shot as his wife showed off her gun via Skype, a pharmacist stealing pain medicine, a sentencing hearing for a Scott County woman accused of murder, among others

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Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

Smoking ban mulled by school systems appears to be illegal

August 9th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BOE member Todd Broughton said he had questions about the legality and/or constitutionality of the total smoking ban before learning of the law and attorney general's opinion.

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KPD promotions, honors recognized

KPD promotions, honors recognized

August 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by Staff reports

According to a KPD press release, officers, their families and city officials gathered for a ceremony in July at the Downtown Academic Village Auditorium. During the ceremony, several promotions were formally recognized.

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Wise GED Testing Center opens

Wise GED Testing Center opens

August 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County school division's Career and Technical Center in Wise is the site for a new Wise County GED Testing Center, according to GED Regional Testing Proctor Amy Statzer.

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Garden dedicated to longtime volunteer at Natural Tunnel State Park

August 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Park officials wanted to find a way to honor Brown for her many years of service. "Jean touched the lives of so many people, not only here in the park, but in the community," said Robert Chapman, Natural Tunnel's park manager.

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Biggie's to host musical benefit for Wounded Warrior Project

Biggie's to host musical benefit for Wounded Warrior Project

August 9th, 2014 4:30 pm by Staff reports

Music will begin at 1 p.m. and continue into the night. From rock, country, blues and funk, organizers say there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

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