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Despite racist Twitter reactions, Indian Miss America resonates as symbol of change

Despite racist Twitter reactions, Indian Miss America resonates as symbol of change

September 17th, 2013 7:18 am by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

"I always viewed myself as first and foremost American" — Nina Davuluri.

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Inside jobs: Are U.S. military installations safe?

Inside jobs: Are U.S. military installations safe?

September 17th, 2013 7:09 am by Associated Press

The deadly attack at the Washington Navy Yard was carried out by one of the military's own: a defense contract employee and former Navy reservist using a valid pass.

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New Johnson City resident finds himself in heroic situation

New Johnson City resident finds himself in heroic situation

September 16th, 2013 9:06 pm by Tony Casey

Chris Faber and his girlfriend, Rhonda Witherspoon, were driving to a restaurant in Kingsport on Saturday night when they witnessed a car accident that killed one person.

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Troopers to hold sobriety checkpoints in early October

Troopers to hold sobriety checkpoints in early October

September 16th, 2013 5:17 pm by Staff Reports

The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced plans to conduct sobriety checkpoints in Washington County from Oct. 6-12.

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Auto burglars hit ETSU, other locales; JCPD chief gives prevention advice

Auto burglars hit ETSU, other locales; JCPD chief gives prevention advice

September 16th, 2013 4:40 pm by Rex Barber

There have been 27 auto burglaries reported in Johnson City since Sept. 4, according to a Johnson City Police Department crime analysis.

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Update: DC mayor says 13 dead in Navy Yard shootings, including gunman

Update: DC mayor says 13 dead in Navy Yard shootings, including gunman

September 16th, 2013 4:20 pm by Associated Press

The Navy said shots were fired around 8:20 a.m. at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters, where about 3,000 people work.

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Records: Magistrate changed mind on baby Messiah

Records: Magistrate changed mind on baby Messiah

September 16th, 2013 2:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER — Associated Press

Court records filed after a Tennessee magistrate changed a baby's first name from Messiah to Martin indicate that she first ruled to keep the original name but then changed the written record and held a second hearing.

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Kingsport police say car was going 104 mph in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive Saturday

Kingsport police say car was going 104 mph in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive Saturday

September 16th, 2013 11:16 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Johnson City man was one of two people who pulled victims from the burning wreckage.

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UN inspectors: 'Convincing evidence' of Syria chemical attack

UN inspectors: 'Convincing evidence' of Syria chemical attack

September 16th, 2013 10:04 am by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

The inspectors were mandated to report on whether chemical weapons were used and if so which ones — not on who was responsible.

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Update: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport

Update: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport

September 16th, 2013 7:27 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

One person was killed and three others critically injured in a fiery two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday night in Kingsport.

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