Kingsport Times News Monday, August 31, 2015
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2016 hopefuls hit the gym, try to skip pie on campaign trail

2016 hopefuls hit the gym, try to skip pie on campaign trail

August 17th, 2015 3:00 pm by CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press

Diet is important to many 2016 hopefuls, too. Bush has slimmed down using the Paleo diet, heavy on lean meats and vegetables and low on carbohydrates and dairy.

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Executive jet, single-engine Cessna collide near San Diego's Brown Field; 5 dead

Executive jet, single-engine Cessna collide near San Diego's Brown Field; 5 dead

August 17th, 2015 2:00 pm by By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Five people were killed Sunday in a midair collision of two small planes over Otay Mesa east of San Diego near the Mexican border, officials said.

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Officials brace against Washington wildfires as more hot weather is expected

Officials brace against Washington wildfires as more hot weather is expected

August 17th, 2015 1:00 pm by By Joseph O'Sullivan and Matt Day, The Seattle Times (TNS)

With more hot, dry weather expected this week, officials are bracing against a series of fast-moving wildfires that scorched more than 100,000 acres and destroyed as many as 75 homes and businesses over the weekend.

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On Pebble Beach's famed fairways, a predawn parade of classic cars

On Pebble Beach's famed fairways, a predawn parade of classic cars

August 17th, 2015 12:00 pm by By Charles Fleming, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Every year, the world's auto enthusiasts travel to the Monterey Peninsula to participate in the Car Week that culminates with the luxurious Concours d'Elegance classic car competition.

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Tribe to keep pursuing casino after referendum fails

Tribe to keep pursuing casino after referendum fails

August 17th, 2015 11:00 am by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

A Martha's Vineyard tribe will continue pursuing a plan to turn an unfinished community center into a gambling hall after a tribal referendum to halt the effort failed Sunday.

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Army parachutist dies after colliding with Navy counterpart at air show

Army parachutist dies after colliding with Navy counterpart at air show

August 17th, 2015 10:00 am by By Marwa Eltagouri, Greg Trotter and Patrick M. O'Connell, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

A U.S. Army parachutist injured Saturday while performing in the Chicago Air & Water Show died Sunday afternoon, officials said.

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Former worker sentenced for stealing from Church of God

Former worker sentenced for stealing from Church of God

August 17th, 2015 8:37 am by Associated Press

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - A former worker at the international headquarters for the Church of God has been sentenced to 34 months in a federal prison after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $1 million.

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Traffic deaths up sharply in first 6 months of this year

Traffic deaths up sharply in first 6 months of this year

August 17th, 2015 8:07 am by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - Traffic deaths were up 14 percent nationally in the first six months of this year and injuries were up by a third, according to data gathered by the National Safety Council.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Smokies biologists tracking nuisance bears with GPS collars

Smokies biologists tracking nuisance bears with GPS collars

August 16th, 2015 2:30 pm by Staff Report

Smoky Mountains National Park officials are interested in nuisance bears because they can lose their fear of humans and become dangerous The GPS collar sends updates of the bears' whereabouts every two hours while they remain in the park.

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Obama can do Iran nuclear deal even if Congress disapproves

Obama can do Iran nuclear deal even if Congress disapproves

August 16th, 2015 2:15 pm by DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press

The September vote on the Iran nuclear deal is billed as a titanic standoff between President Barack Obama and Congress. Yet even if lawmakers reject the agreement, the president could still begin putting the accord in place.

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