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Paleontologists build ties between fossil site, China

Paleontologists build ties between fossil site, China

September 21st, 2013 6:14 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While you wouldn’t normally associate East Tennessee with China, some East Tennessee State University paleontologists quickly made the important connection between related species of the two areas.

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Report: US came close to nuclear disaster in 1961

Report: US came close to nuclear disaster in 1961

September 21st, 2013 5:17 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. hydrogen bomb nearly detonated on the nation's east coast, with a single switch averting a blast which would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that flattened Hiroshima, a newly published book says.

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Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

September 21st, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

Gunmen threw grenades, fired automatic weapons and targeted non-Muslims at the upscale Westgate mall in Kenya's capital on Saturday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens more, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.

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The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

September 21st, 2013 8:24 am by Staff Reports

Miss something? The Buzz has your back. Here are seven local news stories worth your time.

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Opinion
Put down cell phone and focus on driving

Put down cell phone and focus on driving

September 21st, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Hey you — the driver with the smartphone pressed against your ear. Who are you talking to? What call is so important that you ignore the fundamental rules of the road?

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Siegel hands Hilltoppers 64-38 defeat

September 20th, 2013 11:27 pm by Staff Report

Science Hill traveled to Murfreesboro with a perfect record and a state ranking of No. 6. The Hilltoppers came home with a 64-38 loss Friday night against Siegel, which was ranked No. 8.

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SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

September 20th, 2013 9:33 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

By chance, Thursday’s U.S. House of Representatives vote to cut $39 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program program, also known as food stamps, coincided with the Feeding America food bank network’s SNAP Challenge, a request for everyon

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Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

September 20th, 2013 9:09 pm by John Thompson

After two years in command of the Department of Defense task force responsible for conducting criminal investigations on a global basis, Lt. Col. James Parrish will be returning home to Carter County to resume his law enforcement career.

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Drug charge against ex-ETSU basketball player dismissed

Drug charge against ex-ETSU basketball player dismissed

September 20th, 2013 9:08 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County Criminal Court judge said it was unconstitutional for a college postal employee to open a student’s package, which led to that student’s being charged with possession of marijuana for resale.

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Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

September 20th, 2013 8:56 pm by Tony Casey

A string of auto break-ins in recent weeks has the Johnson City Police Department urging citizens to take all precautions in securing their vehicles, and police have released a list of tips to prevent auto break-ins.

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