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Motorcycle rider dies from injuries in Knob Creek Road crash

Motorcycle rider dies from injuries in Knob Creek Road crash

July 16th, 2013 10:13 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City Police Department Sgt. Jim Tallmadge said a motorcyclist died Tuesday from injuries suffered during a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Knob Creek Road and Peachtree Street.

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Poll: A third believe 1st Amendment goes too far

Poll: A third believe 1st Amendment goes too far

July 16th, 2013 9:19 pm by Staff Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new survey finds a third of Americans believe the First Amendment goes too far in guaranteeing freedoms of speech, religion, press, assembly and petition — up from 13 percent in last year’s survey.

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Wolf dies at Bays Mountain Park

Wolf dies at Bays Mountain Park

July 16th, 2013 8:48 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — One of Bays Mountain Park’s oldest wolves has died. “Kiva passed away late last night or early this morning,” park operations manager Rob Cole said Tuesday. “We knew this was coming. "

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PHOTO GALLEY: FUN FEST Beef O'Brady's Chalk Walk.

July 16th, 2013 8:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Artist of all ages from across the region put chalk to sidewalk for fun and prizes. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Vince Staten: We didn’t hit it rich, but we did get to see ‘Antiques Roadshow’ premium content

July 16th, 2013 8:00 pm by VINCE STATEN

While you were watching the Cardboard Boat Race and the Crazy 8s 8K Run at Fun Fest on Saturday, I was standing in line with 5,000 other people in Knoxville’s Convention Center.

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Scrapbook Showcase: The Great Smoky Mountains

July 16th, 2013 6:22 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Tamra Wellman Franklin of Church Hill. A collection of the photos appeared in the print edition of Sunday Stories on July 14.

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Virginia State Police release identity of man killed in ATV wreck

Virginia State Police release identity of man killed in ATV wreck

July 16th, 2013 6:05 pm by Wes Bunch

DAMASCUS — Virginia State Police released the name Monday of a Bristol, Va., man who was killed this past weekend in an ATV crash in Washington County.

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Lee man arrested after VSP helicopter finds marijuana plants

Lee man arrested after VSP helicopter finds marijuana plants

July 16th, 2013 5:48 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Jasper man is facing felony charges after marijuna eradication efforts in Lee County reportedly led to marijuana plants being located Monday on his property.

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Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight

Senate steps back from brink in nominations fight

July 16th, 2013 5:43 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate stepped away from the brink of a meltdown on Tuesday, clearing the way for confirmation of several of President Barack Obama’s nominees long blocked by Republicans.

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Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

July 16th, 2013 4:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

As part of a plea agreement Monday one count of felony dog fighting was dismissed against a Knoxville man whose 21 dogs and 30 chickens were discovered near a suspected training pit during a forest fire in rural Hawkins County this past November.

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