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Crazy 8s looks to reclaim title of 'World's Fastest 8K'

Crazy 8s looks to reclaim title of 'World's Fastest 8K'

July 11th, 2014 9:30 pm by Staff Report

The "World's Fastest 8K" will have to be a little faster Saturday night. The Indian Path Medical Center & CrestPoint Health Crazy 8s 8K Run, which has held the world record since 1996, now finds itself looking up at a new mark.

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News Regional & National Health
Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

July 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Local News
Jet ski collision on Boone Lake kills 14-year-old girl

Jet ski collision on Boone Lake kills 14-year-old girl

July 11th, 2014 8:43 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

On Friday afternoon around 2:41, emergency personnel responded to the area near the boat launch point at Goodman Cemetery Road in Piney Flats after receiving a call about an accident involving two watercraft.

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Entertainment
Tourist's fingertips severed on Disney ride, officials say

Tourist's fingertips severed on Disney ride, officials say

July 11th, 2014 8:00 pm by By Desiree Stennett and Sandra Pedicini, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

A tourist from the United Kingdom was hospitalized Thursday morning after an accident on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney's Magic Kingdom.

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Sullivan County teen claims spiked drink preceded theft, crash

Sullivan County teen claims spiked drink preceded theft, crash

July 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport teen reportedly had a felonious albeit brief ride on Friday morning, stealing a pickup and then rolling it outside his own home, located less than one mile from the victim's.

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Bear fatally struck by car on I-40 in Knoxville

Bear fatally struck by car on I-40 in Knoxville

July 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police say a bear struck and killed by a car early Friday morning on Interstate 40 was likely the same bear seen wandering in neighborhoods the day before.

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Alumni football game OK'd despite BOE member concerns about player injury, death

Alumni football game OK'd despite BOE member concerns about player injury, death

July 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the Hawkins County BOE was preparing to take its vote, board member Bob Larkins interjected some concerns about the game, and whether it is something the board should be involved in.

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High speed pursuit in Virginia leads to multiple charges for Kingsport man

High speed pursuit in Virginia leads to multiple charges for Kingsport man

July 11th, 2014 4:08 pm by Wes Bunch

A Kingsport man is facing DUI and other felony charges after he allegedly lead Gate City Police on a pursuit early Friday morning that reached speeds over 100 mph and ended with him crashing a stolen vehicle.

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Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

July 11th, 2014 4:00 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.

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John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

July 11th, 2014 3:42 pm by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press; LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.

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