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Reward offered in search for missing Surgoinsville girl

July 3rd, 2015 12:15 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Marshals Service says it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 in the search for Hayleigh Wilson, who was last seen with 41-year-old Benjamin Shook.

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Officials lift evacuation order after train derailment

Officials lift evacuation order after train derailment

July 3rd, 2015 1:10 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE and JOHNNY CLARK, Associated Press

Thousands of East Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material, including acrylonitrile and propane, derailed and caught fire.

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'Free At Last' Civil War exhibit at Rogersville Depot beginning July 6

'Free At Last' Civil War exhibit at Rogersville Depot beginning July 6

July 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An exhibit traveling Tennessee in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War will stop in Rogersville for the month of July beginning Monday at the Rogersville Depot museum.

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Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

July 2nd, 2015 2:40 pm by Rain Smith

In responding to an animal complaint in Church Hill, a woman told police that a neighbor had shot one of her cats with a BB gun. Then, to demonstrate for the irate woman that it wouldn't kill the cat, he placed the barrel to his head.

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Batter up - Kingsport's newest ballfield complex dedicated

Batter up - Kingsport's newest ballfield complex dedicated

July 3rd, 2015 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

City officials huddled under awning and umbrellas Thursday morning to dedicate the new four-field baseball and softball complex with City Manager Jeff Fleming calling the finished product the latest transformation for the city of Kingsport.

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Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal

Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal

July 3rd, 2015 12:50 pm by TOM MURPHY, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

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Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'

Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'

July 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.

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Sullivan County SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week. - VIDEO

July 3rd, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Contact: 423-279-2741, or visit all of the animals at: 380 Massengil Rd, Blountville, TN. In this week's video we meet: Ashton, Abby, Spot, and Cody.

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Summer Eats & Treats Gallery (Week 5)

July 3rd, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

Sharing is even sweeter when there's food involved. Share photos of your favorite summer eats and treats with us at food@timesnews.net for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate from a local eatery.

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Scott dog dumping case concludes - 10 years later

Scott dog dumping case concludes - 10 years later

July 3rd, 2015 8:00 am by Marci Gore

"When you mention this case, people still haven't forgotten about it," said prosecutor Marcus McClung. "This was a case that was not like anything else you hear about every day. There were so many dogs involved and so many emotions."

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