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Massive search for missing frog gigger reveals he was on covert romantic liaison

Massive search for missing frog gigger reveals he was on covert romantic liaison

July 2nd, 2013 3:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

More than 30 Hawkins County rescuers spent nearly three hours searching for a “missing” frog-gigger late Monday night before learning that he was in a different county, apparently involved in a covert romantic liaison.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Finding Beauty in Unexpected Places

July 2nd, 2013 1:37 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Bob Soyars. A collection of the photos appeared in the print edition of Sunday Stories on June 30.

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Egypt: Army to suspend constitution, legislature

Egypt: Army to suspend constitution, legislature

July 2nd, 2013 1:28 pm by HAMZA HENDAWI,Associated Press; MAGGIE MICHAEL,Associated Press

The agency's report Tuesday provides the first details of the road map the military has said it will implement if a deadline it set for Wednesday runs out with no solution.

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Former TCRA director considers return to airport

Former TCRA director considers return to airport

July 2nd, 2013 11:59 am by Hank Hayes

After eight years on the job, Patrick Wilson left TCRA earlier this year to take a deputy director’s job at Raleigh-Durham International (RDI) Airport.

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Pigeon Forge police chief fires 3 who discussed killing other officers

Pigeon Forge police chief fires 3 who discussed killing other officers

July 2nd, 2013 10:50 am by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Pigeon Forge Police Chief Jack Baldwin said today that he fired three officers who were caught on an in-cruiser video discussing the killing of other officers.

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Long-time lawyer Michael LaGuardia dies

Long-time lawyer Michael LaGuardia dies

July 2nd, 2013 10:38 am by Nick Shepherd

Long time lawyer and life time Kingsport resident Michael LaGuardia passed away yesterday. He leaves behind his wife and three children.

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Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

July 2nd, 2013 10:26 am by Rain Smith

A third party called police to a residence off Forest View Road, claiming a man had pointed a gun at a female. The suspect told a responding deputy that the woman actually had the weapon, had been, "waving it around and cursing."

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Record rainfall for year drenches Northeast Tennessee; more predicted

Record rainfall for year drenches Northeast Tennessee; more predicted

July 2nd, 2013 8:21 am by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Total rainfall in the region since January has been recorded at 33.06 inches, which put the region at 11.77 inches above the normal of 21.29 inches

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Regional & National
Arizona firefighters lacked a proper escape route

Arizona firefighters lacked a proper escape route

July 2nd, 2013 8:18 am by By Julie Cart and Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The 19 wildland firefighters killed in Arizona appeared not to have established an escape route to a safe site large enough for the entire group, a forestry official said Monday.

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US factory activity expands in June, jobs decline

US factory activity expands in June, jobs decline

July 2nd, 2013 8:03 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders, exports and production. Better economic growth overseas is boosting U.S. exports and could help American factories rebound in the second half of the year.

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