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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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Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

July 6th, 2014 5:30 am by MARTIN GRIFFITH, Associated Press

U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency.

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Shark bites man near Southern Calif. beach

Shark bites man near Southern Calif. beach

July 6th, 2014 5:00 am by Associated Press

A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water off Southern California's Manhattan Beach Pier, officials said.

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Spratlin, Sutton put pressure on Ratliff in Round 2 of ETA

Spratlin, Sutton put pressure on Ratliff in Round 2 of ETA

July 6th, 2014 1:00 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

Cayman Ratliff stayed in front, but a couple of other players made a little more noise during the second round of the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament on Saturday.

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