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Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

July 16th, 2014 7:26 am by Associated Press

Two people are dead after a murder-suicide at a rest stop on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Franklin. A Trooper says it appears to have been random with no apparent connection between the victim and the shooter.

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Sports
Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

July 16th, 2014 12:13 am by Associated Press

Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.

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Community Local News TriCityMom
Fun Fest event is all about the kids

Fun Fest event is all about the kids

July 15th, 2014 11:38 pm by LURAH LOWERY

Despite rain, Kids Central still saw a great turnout Tuesday. Children enjoyed inflatables, face painting, train rides, Fun Shops, Xtreme Challenge, Days Gone By, Kidstruction Zone, a balloon toss game and more.

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Crime Local News
Johnson City man accused of multiple scams pleads guilty

Johnson City man accused of multiple scams pleads guilty

July 15th, 2014 10:50 pm by Wes Bunch

Frank Edward Small, 52, of Johnson City, was indicted by a Scott County grand jury June 23 on a single count of violating Virginia business regulations for the third time in 36 months.

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Local News
Johnson City treatment clinic wants to dispense methadone

Johnson City treatment clinic wants to dispense methadone

July 15th, 2014 10:39 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

As it currently sits, the Watauga Recovery Center, at 3114 Browns Mill Road, is not zoned to allow a proposed methadone clinic, according to Johnson City Development Coordinator Steve Neilson.

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News Regional & National
Gay Republican candidate faces criticism from opposing camps

Gay Republican candidate faces criticism from opposing camps

July 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

He's too open about his sexual orientation for some social conservatives, but too far to the right and too quiet on social issues to win over the gay rights groups.

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Sports
Virginia Tech, WVU to meet at FedEx Field in 2017

Virginia Tech, WVU to meet at FedEx Field in 2017

July 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Virginia Tech and West Virginia will renew their football rivalry at FedEx Field in 2017. The longtime rivals last met on the gridiron in 2005.

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News Crime Regional & National
Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

July 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Larry Lawrence Frierson was convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a 4-year-old boy, then allegedly spotted in a green and blue van selling ice cream.

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News Regional & National
Church lawyer details cover-up claims on sex abuse

Church lawyer details cover-up claims on sex abuse

July 15th, 2014 8:57 pm by Associated Press

Jennifer Haselberger also charged that the church used a chaotic system of record-keeping that helped conceal the backgrounds of guilty priests who remained on assignment.

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News Regional & National Health
VDH offers mosquito prevention tips

VDH offers mosquito prevention tips

July 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

As summer peaks, so does the mosquito breeding and biting season. The most common mosquito-borne illnesses in the region are the West Nile virus (WNV), Chikungunya virus, and La Crosse encephalitis virus (LACV).

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