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Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

December 25th, 2014 11:38 pm by Associated Press

"Truly there are so many tears this Christmas," said Francis, looking solemn and smiling little, in contrast to his often jocular demeanor when addressing crowds.

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Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

December 25th, 2014 4:30 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. The possibility of a Bush-Clinton matchup in 2016 is increasingly plausible.

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Cuffed man flees police with meth, syringes

Cuffed man flees police with meth, syringes

December 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was initially facing a failure to appear warrant Sunday was additionally charged with meth possession, felony evading arrest, and felony escape, after allegedly running from police while handcuffed.

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Historic residential child care facility faces shut down after 72 years

Historic residential child care facility faces shut down after 72 years

December 25th, 2014 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

BEAN STATION — By providing shelter, education and a Christian upbringing to neglected and abused children, Kingswood School not only saves that child's life, but the lives of that child's future children, and countless generations to come.

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Initial jobless claims fall to 280,000 in sign of strong labor market

Initial jobless claims fall to 280,000 in sign of strong labor market

December 25th, 2014 8:30 am by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Wednesday's figure, released a day early because of Christmas, was in line with data showing another month in which the economy added more than 200,000 net new jobs.

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Vaunted equestrian program lives on at Emory & Henry

Vaunted equestrian program lives on at Emory & Henry

December 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

EMORY, Va. — Not only does the former Virginia Intermont equine program live on up Interstate 81, it is now a full-fledged part of the Emory & Henry College program.

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High note: D-B marching band tops off big year with big award

High note: D-B marching band tops off big year with big award

December 24th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Merry Christmas, Marching Indians. The Dobyns-Bennett High School Marching Band program is receiving the Sudler Shield, which some say is the equivalent of a Kennedy Center Presents or Academy Award for high school marching bands.

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KPD remembers fallen NYC officers with memorial bands

KPD remembers fallen NYC officers with memorial bands

December 24th, 2014 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"This was such a senseless act perpetrated by an individual bent towards evil," stated KPD Deputy Chief Dale Phipps. "Our prayers are with the families of these two officers in their time of grief and extend our open hand of help."

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Taking shots: Johnson City man accidentally shoots drinking buddy

Taking shots: Johnson City man accidentally shoots drinking buddy

December 24th, 2014 11:15 am by NET News Service

The pair were reportedly drinking and reminiscing about their military service when one man began handling a Smith and Wesson .40-caliber pistol.

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

December 24th, 2014 10:17 am by BERNARD McGHEE, Associated Press

Political figures who catalyzed war and peace, scientists who changed our lives, beloved entertainers remembered for bringing audiences decades of smiles and tears.

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