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Airstrikes undertaken as US re-engages in Iraq

Airstrikes undertaken as US re-engages in Iraq

August 8th, 2014 3:00 pm by JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said that two F/A-18 jets dropped 500-pound bombs on a piece of artillery and the truck towing it.

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Hawkins man charged with cruelty for allegedly leaving dog in vehicle 12 hours

Hawkins man charged with cruelty for allegedly leaving dog in vehicle 12 hours

August 8th, 2014 1:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with cruelty to animals Thursday morning after allegedly leaving a dog locked in his truck for approximately 12 hours while he drank alcohol all night with friends.

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Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

Trucker passed out at school intersection allegedly found with meth

August 8th, 2014 12:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

Larry Wayne Jones of Kingsport was allegedly found passed out under the influence of meth and painkillers in the cab of a tractor trailer that was blocking a main traffic thoroughfair at Volunteer High School.

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Fighting resumes in Gaza as Israel, Hamas let cease-fire expire

Fighting resumes in Gaza as Israel, Hamas let cease-fire expire

August 8th, 2014 9:48 am by Joel Greenberg, McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT)

Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel and Israeli forces responded with air and artillery strikes Friday as a 72-hour cease-fire in fighting in the Gaza Strip expired without agreement on extending the lull.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty to forgery

Tennessee man pleads guilty to forgery

August 8th, 2014 9:45 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee man has pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery of the signatures of a district court judge and an officer of the U.S. District Court.

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Rescue helps alleviate Hawkins animal shelter's overcrowding problem

Rescue helps alleviate Hawkins animal shelter's overcrowding problem

August 8th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's animal shelter has rescued countless abandoned and neglected animals in recent years, but for the past several weeks it's the shelter that has been in need of rescue.

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Obama authorizes renewed airstrikes in Iraq

Obama authorizes renewed airstrikes in Iraq

August 8th, 2014 1:08 am by Associated Press

In a televised statement from the White House, Obama said American military planes already had carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of Iraqi religious minorities surrounded by militants and desperately in need of food and water.

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Kingsport searching for crossing guards

Kingsport searching for crossing guards

August 7th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff reports

The starting salary for a School Crossing Guard is $10.73 per hour. Crossing Guards work an hour each morning and an hour each afternoon each day school is in session.

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Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

August 7th, 2014 9:00 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Fewer unaccompanied immigrant children are crossing the Texas-Mexico border, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge, authorities say.

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DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

August 7th, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports DCS chief Jim Henry asked the TBI and the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to review what happened in both incidents at the Mountain View Youth Development Center in East Tennessee.

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