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​Bayelsa will not sack teachers —Dickson

Bayelsa state government has assured its people that the state governor will not sack any teacher, saying it will rather train and retrain the teachers in the state for greater productivity. 151 more words

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Police: Man opens fire on moving car with 3 people inside

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DICKSON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was arrested after he opened fire on a moving vehicle with three people inside. 217 more words

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Johnston Stevenson Stopping House: Follow Up

As promised last month, I am posting some additional information regarding the Johnston Stevenson Stopping House.  Having now gotten my hands on the Nose Creek Valley History book (see Sources, below), I have a bit more detail about the location. 283 more words

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Silver Alert cancelled for 75-year-old Dickson man with dementia

DICKSON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Silver Alert was canceled Tuesday evening for a 75-year-old man who suffers from dementia and may have difficulty communicating.

The Dickson County Sheriff’s Office put out the alert for Fred Pickard Tuesday evening, and cancelled it just before 10:30 P.M. 10 more words

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One of the anniversaries of cinema's invention is today. But just one.

When people are encouraged to imagine an “inventor”, they’re encouraged to imagine a lonely genius with mad hair working out of a basement.  Invention is constructed as essentially an authorial function, with the creation of a brand new “clever thing” being regarded as similar to the writing of a novel. 468 more words

Man accused in Dickson AK-47 shooting says ‘it was out of character’

DICKSON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man says he regrets opening fire with an AK-47 last weekend at a Dickson apartment complex.

The shooting call went out at 5:30 a.m. 304 more words

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Singaporean family of four killed in Port Dickson crash

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

A multi-vehicle road accident in Port Dickson, Malaysia, killed a family of four Singaporeans on Wednesday (3 January). Photos circulating online showed a Singapore-registered Honda Stream completely crushed by a tipper truck. 332 more words

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