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Deadly clashes erupt as Islamists take to streets in Egypt

Deadly clashes erupt as Islamists take to streets in Egypt

July 5th, 2013 11:29 pm by Staff Report

CAIRO (AP) — Enraged Islamists pushed back Friday against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters took to the streets vowing to win his reinstatement and clashed with their opponents in violence that killed 30.

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Nicaragua, Venezuela offer asylum to Snowden

Nicaragua, Venezuela offer asylum to Snowden

July 5th, 2013 11:28 pm by Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The presidents of Nicaragua and Venezuela offered asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, one day after leftist South American leaders gathered to denounce the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe.

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Officials pleased with attendance at new Kingsport Aquatic Center

Officials pleased with attendance at new Kingsport Aquatic Center

July 5th, 2013 10:46 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — In just under six weeks, the Kingsport Aquatic Center has hosted more than 50,000 visits, averaging about 1,200 guests each day in June.

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Community Local News
Rogersville groups awarded Tennessee Arts Commission grants

Rogersville groups awarded Tennessee Arts Commission grants

July 5th, 2013 9:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE —The Rogersville Heritage Association was awarded a grant for 2013 in the amount of $5,720. The Arts, Culture, Enrichment Council of Hawkins County was also awarded a $3,100 grant.

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Sports Sports Live
Sangid sizzles in first round of ET Amateur

Sangid sizzles in first round of ET Amateur

July 5th, 2013 9:47 pm by Joe Avento, NET News Service

Bryan Sangid just wanted to get into the mix on the first day of the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament. After posting the lowest first-round score in the 19-year history of the tournament, it was mission accomplished.

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Newspaper delivery driver injured after falling asleep at wheel

Newspaper delivery driver injured after falling asleep at wheel

July 5th, 2013 7:05 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A newspaper delivery driver who fell asleep at the wheel of his truck and wrecked Thursday night in Scott County was discovered huddled under a bridge nearly nine hours later by a passer-by, authorities said.

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Sports
JGR sweep: Busch, Kenseth on front row for Daytona night race

JGR sweep: Busch, Kenseth on front row for Daytona night race

July 5th, 2013 6:35 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth swept the front row for Saturday night’s race at Daytona International Speedway.

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Independence Day chaos: Calif. fireworks explosion injures 28

Independence Day chaos: Calif. fireworks explosion injures 28

July 5th, 2013 6:19 pm by Associated Press

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — As many as 10,000 Fourth of July revelers were just settling into their seats for the fireworks show when a bright plume of red and white bursts spread across the ground, injuring 28 people and sending others fleeing.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Get It In Gear: Becker BK-7 a great all-around knife for adventure

Get It In Gear: Becker BK-7 a great all-around knife for adventure

July 5th, 2013 6:15 pm by George Thwaites

The Becker BK-7 was designed from the outset as a high-utility, high value tool that average U.S. military personnel could afford. This covers what most people want in a general purpose utility knife.

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Community Local News Education
Newland takes reins at Lincoln Elementary; Clevinger becoming IA teacher

Newland takes reins at Lincoln Elementary; Clevinger becoming IA teacher

July 5th, 2013 5:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Lincoln Elementary School has a new principal. and a local STEM school a new English teacher. Shelia Newland has been named to the Lincoln position, according to a release from Kingsport City Schools spokesman Andy True.

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