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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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Salvation is free, and so is the food at Church Hill Community Celebration

Salvation is free, and so is the food at Church Hill Community Celebration

August 7th, 2014 7:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Churches have pooled their resources to give away a couple thousand hamburgers and hot dogs, as well as free corn on the cob, funnel cakes, cotton candy, popcorn, and other goodies.

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Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

August 7th, 2014 7:06 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 index fell 10.67 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,909.57. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 75.07 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,368.27. The Nasdaq composite fell 20 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,334.97.

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Baby giraffe born at local zoo

Baby giraffe born at local zoo

August 7th, 2014 6:00 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Valerie the giraffe has given birth to a boy at Bright's Zoo in Limestone.

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