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Phillips picks Andy Hall as Shupe's replacement on BMA

Phillips picks Andy Hall as Shupe's replacement on BMA

July 9th, 2014 9:45 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Dennis Phillips has tapped a longtime Kingsport resident and Wellmont Health Systems executive to fill the seat of Alderman Jantry Shupe, who resigned from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday after a DUI arrest last week.

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Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

July 9th, 2014 9:30 pm by DANIEL ESTRIN, Associated Press

Israel stepped up its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Wednesday, pummeling scores of targets and killing at least 22 people as Israeli leaders signaled a weeks-long ground invasion could be quickly approaching.

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Top Senate Dem blocking votes on gun proposals

Top Senate Dem blocking votes on gun proposals

July 9th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blocked a parade of campaign-season votes on gun rights on Wednesday that could have been a political thorn for Democrats seeking to retain control of the chamber in this fall's elections.

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Naked  intruder recites Scripture in Seattle home

Naked intruder recites Scripture in Seattle home

July 9th, 2014 8:03 pm by Associated Press

Police say after they arrested the 20-year-old man for investigation of burglary, he told them he'd taken LSD. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center for treatment, then booked into jail.

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New York police see risks with drones' popularity

New York police see risks with drones' popularity

July 9th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

Even though it's illegal to fly the devices just about anywhere in New York City without permission, the incidents and breathtaking videos of Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons and sweeping skyline photos suggest that the rules are being widely flouted.

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Hollywood's summer lacking in swagger

Hollywood's summer lacking in swagger

July 9th, 2014 7:18 pm by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

Summer is the season for mega-budget, chest-thumping, globe-trotting monstrosities. But this season's blockbuster output has been curiously low on the summer's stock in trade: bigness.

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Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

July 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee health officials say they disagree with numerous aspects of a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that accuses the state of failing to provide services for people as required by the federal health care law.

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Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

July 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say a Kentucky pastor who is a registered sex offender has been arrested in Tennessee on rape charges involving a juvenile.

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Kingsport to stage reading for fall production of 'Nanyehi: Beloved Woman of the Cherokee'

Kingsport to stage reading for fall production of 'Nanyehi: Beloved Woman of the Cherokee'

July 9th, 2014 5:30 pm by Katherine Scoggins

A staged reading will take place at the Allandale Mansion Amphitheatre at 7:30 p.m., July 10. Admission for the staged reading is free and open to the public.

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Kingsport school system makes number of administrative appointments

Kingsport school system makes number of administrative appointments

July 9th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The city school system has appointed a new principal at one elementary school and made an interim principal at another elementary permanent. The system has also appointed new people over school nutrition and maintenance.

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