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Cocke County park welcomes white buffalo

Cocke County park welcomes white buffalo

July 13th, 2014 12:25 pm by STAN JOHNSON, Citizen Tribune

The chances of an American buffalo being born white instead of the normal brown are about one in a million, according to Ron Nease. Now, residents of the Lakeway Area, or anywhere else, have a chance to see one of the rare creatures.

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Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

July 13th, 2014 12:12 pm by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press

A man who fatally shot an officer responding to a report of an armed robbery never tried to rob the drugstore and instead lay in wait for police to arrive, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.

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U.S. border effort sputters as migrants cross again

U.S. border effort sputters as migrants cross again

July 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants' repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds of miles away from where they were caught has been sharply scaled back after producing relatively modest gains.

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Hawkins BOE member wants tobacco free policy strictly enforced at games

Hawkins BOE member wants tobacco free policy strictly enforced at games

July 13th, 2014 11:29 am by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who regularly attends outdoor Hawkins County school sporting events knows that tobacco chewing is fairly common among adults, and isn't unheard of among students.

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City official says IMAX project is 'stuck,' Leeper looks to be on Wheaties box and more stories you may have missed

City official says IMAX project is 'stuck,' Leeper looks to be on Wheaties box and more stories you may have missed

July 13th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Business & Technology
Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

July 13th, 2014 10:00 am by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways

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Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

July 13th, 2014 9:00 am by Hank Hayes

"(The merchant) did say something however about your telling merchants that they should file a lawsuit against the city because of the flooding problems," Phillips told Shipley in the letter, which can be found at the bottom of this article.

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Business & Technology
Aronia berry gaining market foothold in U.S.

Aronia berry gaining market foothold in U.S.

July 13th, 2014 1:57 am by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press

A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular "superfoods" like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores.

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Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise

Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise

July 13th, 2014 1:37 am by Associated Press

When a woman's pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand. Both people ended up with a surprise when Ault popped the hood and found a brown and yellow python slithering across the engine block.

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PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 Crazy 8s

July 13th, 2014 1:07 am by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Saturday's Crazy 8s events in Kingsport: the 8K Run, Neil's Walk and Little 8s/Special 8s.

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