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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

September 11th, 2013 6:54 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Obama blends threat of attack, hope of diplomacy

Obama blends threat of attack, hope of diplomacy

September 10th, 2013 9:38 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer "the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons" inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep

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Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

September 10th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Concerns raised by the parent of a child with life-threatening allergies could lead to a policy change at Science Hill High School sporting events.

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Where were you? Local residents reflect on 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Where were you? Local residents reflect on 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

September 10th, 2013 8:55 pm by Tony Casey

“Gone, but not forgotten” is a truism applied to many tragedies where lives are lost, but few national tragedies hold the weight of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

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$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

September 10th, 2013 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County’s nearly $128 million 2014 fiscal budget on Tuesday got the green light, putting in motion nearly $10 million in capital projects, a 2-percent salary increase for full-time employees, an expansion of the School Resource Officer program a

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Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

September 10th, 2013 3:06 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said he feels the county’s employees are hardworking and deserving of a raise, but he “respectfully resents” the notion that his department may be blamed for these employees not receiving a larger pay jump in the new fis

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Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

September 10th, 2013 2:18 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Three burglaries were reported on Shalom Drive in the southwestern section of Carter County on Friday.

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Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

September 10th, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

Nichlolas Willen is accused in the stabbing death of Elijah McKinney, 16, on Dec. 16, 2012 on Cash Hollow Road.

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Update: Young child dies after Kingsport house fire; child was pulled from burning structure with mother

Update: Young child dies after Kingsport house fire; child was pulled from burning structure with mother

September 10th, 2013 11:29 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Authorities are investigating a Tuesday morning blaze at a Kingsport house, where firefighters located a woman and child trapped inside the structure.

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Update: Lanes reopen on 19-E after wrong-way fatal crash in Hampton

Update: Lanes reopen on 19-E after wrong-way fatal crash in Hampton

September 10th, 2013 11:20 am by Staff Report

The crash just after 6 a.m. involved a commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle.

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