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Photo Gallery: Fun Fest Neil's Walk/Crazy 8's

July 13th, 2013 11:32 pm by Ned Jilton

The great weather continues for Fun Fest as more than 650 people walk in Neil's Walk and a record 4,000 plus run in the Crazy 8's. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits

Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits

July 13th, 2013 11:15 pm by Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Texas passed a bill that would give the state some of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws and force most of its clinics to close, leading Democrats to promise a fight in the courts and at the polls.

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Sullivan commissioner says 72-cent property tax increase needed to ‘equalize education’

Sullivan commissioner says 72-cent property tax increase needed to ‘equalize education’ premium content

July 13th, 2013 11:06 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Commissioner Eddie Williams made the comment as the Budget Committee discussed a proposal to create a joint study committee to look at how to best use all the educational resources currently being used by the county, Kingsport and Bristol.

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Gardner to withdraw resolution about control of historic Sullivan Courthouse

Gardner to withdraw resolution about control of historic Sullivan Courthouse

July 13th, 2013 10:36 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — In answer to questions, Gardner said the resolution could ultimately lead to removal of “no weapons” signs from the historic courthouse’s doors.

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Update: Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

Update: Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

July 13th, 2013 9:46 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

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911 board to buy Kingsport Foundry property

911 board to buy Kingsport Foundry property

July 13th, 2013 8:51 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Economic Development Board (KEDB) has agreed to sell up to two acres of the old Kingsport Foundry site on Main Street to the city’s 911 board of directors to develop a new communications center.

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Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to breaking into apartment

Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to breaking into apartment

July 13th, 2013 5:47 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two Southwest Virginia men pleaded guilty in Scott County court earlier this week to using the attic of a Duffield apartment building to break in to a neighboring residence.

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At court, groups gather to await Zimmerman verdict

At court, groups gather to await Zimmerman verdict

July 13th, 2013 3:36 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — As jurors deliberated for a second day in George Zimmerman's murder trial, there was little understanding between two camps assembled outside the Seminole County Courthouse to await a verdict.

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Skateboarders, bikers go to the XTREME for Fun Fest event

Skateboarders, bikers go to the XTREME for Fun Fest event

July 13th, 2013 2:49 pm by Wes Bunch

The XTREME Showdown competition at the Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park gave both bikers and skateboarders the opportunity to show off their skills.

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Johnson City convenience market robbed at gunpoint

July 13th, 2013 2:00 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY -- A north Johnson City convenience market was robbed at gunpoint on Friday.

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