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Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

September 28th, 2014 8:23 pm by DIAA HADID and DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press

The leader of al-Qaida's Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all possible means" to fight back against airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition and warned that the conflict would reach Western countries joining the alliance.

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Cradle of the Klan, Pulaski looks to reclaim its past

Cradle of the Klan, Pulaski looks to reclaim its past

September 28th, 2014 8:15 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

The rise of the Ku Klux Klan became synonymous with Giles County and especially with the city of Pulaski a few miles north of the homestead of black activist and farmer Matt Gardner.

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Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

September 28th, 2014 8:05 pm by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

The Castle family, of Fall Branch, count their blessings and thank God for all that they have, especially their six-year-old son, Cooper.

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Ferguson officer shot; police say no protest link

Ferguson officer shot; police say no protest link

September 28th, 2014 5:39 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Authorities searched Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month.

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Piece of my heart: JC man becomes first in Tenn. to receive world's smallest pacemaker

Piece of my heart: JC man becomes first in Tenn. to receive world's smallest pacemaker

September 27th, 2014 11:48 pm by Max Hrenda

In addition to becoming the first man in Tennessee to undergo a new cardiovascular surgery, a Vanderbilt University doctor said Joseph Nelson may have also become the first to receive the next standard in pacemaking technology.

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Pre-gaming 101: ETSU hosts tailgating event

Pre-gaming 101: ETSU hosts tailgating event - VIDEO

September 27th, 2014 11:42 pm by Tony Casey

Saturday's atmosphere was just right for what East Tennessee State University head football coach Carl Torbush has envisioned for the school's re-bloomed football program.

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Poor example: Church youth participate in poverty challenge to support poor, raise awareness

Poor example: Church youth participate in poverty challenge to support poor, raise awareness - VIDEO

September 27th, 2014 11:36 pm by Max Hrenda

To impart a sense of worldliness and charity onto local youths, Catholic organizations united to help teach them what it meant to live in poverty.

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Open Castle: Local group invites public to tour local castle

Open Castle: Local group invites public to tour local castle - VIDEO

September 27th, 2014 11:27 pm by Max Hrenda

In an effort to demonstrate how a local piece of property could serve as a home for the arts, members of a local nonprofit hoped to show the community that home could be a castle.

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'Toppers win Bristol Cross

September 27th, 2014 11:16 pm by George Thwaites

Science Hill placed three runners in the top 10 on its way to taking the varsity team title with 54 points in the 23rd running of the Bristol Cross at scenic Steele Creek Park in Bristol.

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'Toppers won respect in loss to Eagles

'Toppers won respect in loss to Eagles

September 27th, 2014 11:14 pm by Trey Williams

A quality loss sounds about as oxymoronic as growing smaller, but Science Hill looked awful good in a 45-42 loss at Brentwood Academy on Friday after suffering a pretty ugly 45-0 setback to the same Eagles program last year.

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