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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.8.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.8.14 - VIDEO

August 8th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Alana, Winkie, Jake, Robbie, Trinity, and Sophia.

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Fighting resumes in Gaza as Israel, Hamas let cease-fire expire

Fighting resumes in Gaza as Israel, Hamas let cease-fire expire

August 8th, 2014 9:48 am by Joel Greenberg, McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT)

Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel and Israeli forces responded with air and artillery strikes Friday as a 72-hour cease-fire in fighting in the Gaza Strip expired without agreement on extending the lull.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty to forgery

Tennessee man pleads guilty to forgery

August 8th, 2014 9:45 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee man has pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery of the signatures of a district court judge and an officer of the U.S. District Court.

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Rescue helps alleviate Hawkins animal shelter's overcrowding problem

Rescue helps alleviate Hawkins animal shelter's overcrowding problem

August 8th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's animal shelter has rescued countless abandoned and neglected animals in recent years, but for the past several weeks it's the shelter that has been in need of rescue.

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Obama authorizes renewed airstrikes in Iraq

Obama authorizes renewed airstrikes in Iraq

August 8th, 2014 1:08 am by Associated Press

In a televised statement from the White House, Obama said American military planes already had carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of Iraqi religious minorities surrounded by militants and desperately in need of food and water.

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Harrell re-elected as Sullivan trustee; Tinsley  wins  race for register of deeds

Harrell re-elected as Sullivan trustee; Tinsley wins race for register of deeds

August 8th, 2014 12:56 am by J. H. Osborne

Two well-oiled, big-spending campaigns — where most of the dollars came from, and were spent, out of the area — had split results Thursday for two families long entrenched in Sullivan County politics.

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Kingsport woman sentenced to time served for federal firearms crimes

Kingsport woman sentenced to time served for federal firearms crimes

August 8th, 2014 12:47 am by Matthew Lane

Jennifer Russell was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in January 2013 on a 12-count indictment. The charges include providing a firearm to a convicted felon and making false statements to a firearms distributor.

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Two Democratic  incumbents lose Sullivan County Commission seats

Two Democratic incumbents lose Sullivan County Commission seats

August 8th, 2014 12:44 am by J. H. Osborne

When commissioners are sworn in based on results of this election, there will be only two Democrats — Randy Morrell and Dennis Houser — on the Sullivan County Commission. Morrell and Houser each won re-election.

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GOP ballot bid fails to oust Tennessee Supreme Court judges

GOP ballot bid fails to oust Tennessee Supreme Court judges

August 7th, 2014 10:36 pm by Associated Press

Justices Gary Wade, Cornelia Clark and Sharon Lee, each of whom was appointed by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, had become the targets of some Republicans who wanted to shift the majority of the five-member court to the GOP.

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Update: Bailey re-elected  Hawkins mayor;  Ross retains sessions judge post

Update: Bailey re-elected Hawkins mayor; Ross retains sessions judge post

August 7th, 2014 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Melvillle Bailey said he believes experience and a positive message that carried over from the primary helped earn him a second term as Hawkins County mayor. He defeated Surgoinsville Mayor Johnny Greer in Thursday's general election 5,184 to 2,621.

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