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Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

July 29th, 2013 1:33 am by Associated Press

If Congress approves the legislation and it is signed by President Obama before students start returning to campus, families would see better deals on some federal loans this year than they did in 2012.

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With electronic monitoring growing, some ankle bracelet alarms go unchecked

With electronic monitoring growing, some ankle bracelet alarms go unchecked

July 29th, 2013 1:11 am by Associated Press

Electronic monitoring of criminals debuted in 1983, when a judge inspired by a Spider-Man comic allowed a man to wear an ankle bracelet rather than go to jail. Today, at least 100,000 sex offenders, parolees and people free on bail are wearing them.

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Morsi backers defiant in face of  threats from Egyptian government

Morsi backers defiant in face of threats from Egyptian government

July 29th, 2013 12:24 am by Associated Press

After clashes Saturday that left 83 supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president dead, Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood has denounced the bloodshed as evidence of the brutality of the military-backed regime.

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K-Mets complete sweep of Bristol

K-Mets complete sweep of Bristol

July 28th, 2013 10:44 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Mets recorded 14 hits and got another stellar outing from their pitching staff in a 9-2 win over the Bristol White Sox on Sunday.

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Allandale Amphitheater officially opens with ribbon cutting, symphony concert

Allandale Amphitheater officially opens with ribbon cutting, symphony concert

July 28th, 2013 10:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Symphony of the Mountains christened Allandale Amphitheater Sunday evening, officially launching a new era for the Kingsport landmark.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Hundreds turn out to enjoy inaugural Allandale ‘Music at the Mansion’ - VIDEO

July 28th, 2013 9:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

Dr. Harry W. Coover’s generosity inspired many other people to contribute to the Allandale Amphitheater project. Whatever the contribution, Sunday’s inaugural “Music at the Mansion” was in their and Coover’s honor.

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I-26 welcome center building construction could begin in September

I-26 welcome center building construction could begin in September

July 28th, 2013 7:46 pm by Matthew Lane

Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Nagi said construction of the building could begin in mid- to late September and take seven to eight months to complete.

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Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

Altercation fueled by alcohol and news of pregnancy results in two arrests

July 28th, 2013 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Deputy David Benton received radio dispatch reports that a male was choking a female outside the residence, followed shortly by a report that the male was attempting to leave the scene while dragging the female down the driveway.

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Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

July 28th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s public school system has achieved the majority of Annual Measurable Objectives, or AMOs, set by the Tennessee Department of Education for the 2012-13 school year, the school system announced Thursday.

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Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

July 28th, 2013 6:58 pm by GOVOLSXTRA

Former University of Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge was arrested Sunday morning on a drunken driving charge in Knoxvillle.

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