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Almirola puts Petty's famed 43 in Victory Lane for first time since 1999

Almirola puts Petty's famed 43 in Victory Lane for first time since 1999

July 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Aric Almirola won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.

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Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

Chicago group answers street violence with yoga

July 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

It seems odd, all these slow movements, deep breathing and talk about being centered in a neighborhood ruled by drug-dealing gangs. It's simply the latest attempt to curb violence in a city where the number of homicides and guns seized leads the nation.

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Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

July 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was reportedly angry at his neighbors for reporting he had shot animals, so he "pulled his pants down and bent over." As they looked on from their porch, he proceeded to get more obscene.

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Djokovic outlasts Federer for Wimbledon title

Djokovic outlasts Federer for Wimbledon title

July 6th, 2014 1:55 pm by DENNIS PASSA, AP Sports Writer

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday.

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Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

July 6th, 2014 12:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Citing anecdotal evidence, staff and volunteers involved with SeniorConnectKpt.org believe they've had a successful first year, with nearly 5,000 visitors to the site since it launched in March 2013.

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Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

July 6th, 2014 10:00 am by JON GERBERG, Associated Press

An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves — by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.

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Home cooking a tasty treat for Big Stone's outdoor drama

Home cooking a tasty treat for Big Stone's outdoor drama

July 6th, 2014 8:00 am by Stephen Igo

Crackling with lightning and thunder, heavy with torrential rains, a summertime thunderstorm gathered over Big Stone Gap on Friday. Mark Salyer wondered if opening night for the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama would be a washout.

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Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

Hawkins central office positions filled by principal, assistant principal

July 6th, 2014 7:09 am by Jeff Bobo

Recently appointed Hawkins County director of schools Steve Starnes filled two vacancies in the central office this past week, but those appointments will leave holes to fill at a couple of Church Hill schools.

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CHPD nabs couple accused in rash of large battery thefts

CHPD nabs couple accused in rash of large battery thefts

July 6th, 2014 6:44 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple is facing seven counts of burglary and seven counts of theft in connection with a rash of large battery thefts last month from semis and other large vehicles parked in and around Church Hill.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration

July 6th, 2014 6:04 am by Jeff Bobo

The weather was perfect for Saturday's annual Fourth of July Celebration at the Rogersville City Park.

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