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Vets watch as insurgents undo sacrifices in Iraq

Vets watch as insurgents undo sacrifices in Iraq

June 13th, 2014 3:46 pm by BRIAN MURPHY, Associated Press

This week's stunning advance left many U.S. veterans reflecting — with bitterness, frustration and sadness — on the sacrifices of a war that lasted for more than eight years

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Cross latest attempt at stealth cellphone towers

Cross latest attempt at stealth cellphone towers

June 13th, 2014 9:38 am by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

One might be hidden in a cross on a church lawn. Others are disguised as a cactus in the desert, a silo in farm country or a palm tree reaching into a sunny sky.

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Holocaust survivor found redemption through music

Holocaust survivor found redemption through music

June 13th, 2014 9:34 am by DENIS D. GRAY, Associated Press

Edgar Krasa took part in one of the ennobling acts of the Holocaust. He didn't take up arms in a ghetto insurrection, or fight in the Jewish underground. Instead, he and several hundred fellow concentration camp inmates defied the Nazis through music.

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Bergdahl back in the US to continue recuperation

Bergdahl back in the US to continue recuperation

June 13th, 2014 9:33 am by JUAN LOZANO, Associated Press

Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who has been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, returned to the United States early Friday to continue his medical treatment.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Boy Scouts of America Scout Camp

June 13th, 2014 8:02 am by David Grace

Wilderness Road District of Boy Scouts of America hold annual camp

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Eastman, UT College of Engineering teaming up

Eastman, UT College of Engineering teaming up

June 12th, 2014 9:23 pm by Rick Wagner

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Co. have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space, and construct a new student lounge.

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VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine

VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine - VIDEO

June 12th, 2014 7:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A mental health professional told police last year that a teenage patient's apparent plan to commit a mass school shooting at Volunteer High School was "very real."

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Ex-president makes parachute jump on 90th birthday

Ex-president makes parachute jump on 90th birthday

June 12th, 2014 6:17 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump, fulfilling a goal he made five years ago after a similar jump even though he can no longer use his legs.

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Pay raises go mainly to those in select industries

Pay raises go mainly to those in select industries

June 12th, 2014 3:10 pm by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

Historically, at this stage in the economy's recovery, pay would be rising in most sectors. But five years after the Great Recession officially ended, raises remain sharply uneven across industries

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Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

June 12th, 2014 2:37 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Jonesborough man, who police say warned of the coming apocalypse and claimed his truck drove him to a Kingsport home because it was on auto pilot, was arrested Wednesday on burglary and weapons charges

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